Quantitative trait loci analysis for five milk production traits on chromosome six in the Dutch Holstein-Friesian population.

@article{Spelman1996QuantitativeTL,
  title={Quantitative trait loci analysis for five milk production traits on chromosome six in the Dutch Holstein-Friesian population.},
  author={Richard J. Spelman and Wouter Coppieters and Latifa Karim and Johan A. M. van Arendonk and Henk Bovenhuis},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={1996},
  volume={144 4},
  pages={1799-808}
}
Twenty Dutch Holstein-Friesian families, with a total of 715 sires, were evaluated in a granddaughter experiment design for marker-QTL associations. Five traits-milk, fat and protein yield and fat and protein percent-were analyzed. Across-family analysis was undertaken using multimarker regression principles. One and two QTL models were fitted. Critical… CONTINUE READING