Test-day milk yield as a selection criterion for dairy buffaloes ( Bubalus bubalis Artiodactyla , Bovidae )

@inproceedings{Tonhati2008TestdayMY,
  title={Test-day milk yield as a selection criterion for dairy buffaloes ( Bubalus bubalis Artiodactyla , Bovidae )},
  author={Humberto Tonhati and M{\'a}rio Fernando Cer{\'o}n-Mu{\~n}oz and Jo{\~a}o Ademir de Oliveira and Lenira El Faro and Andr{\'e} Lu{\'i}s Ferreira Lima and L{\'u}cia Galv{\~a}o de Albuquerque},
  year={2008}
}
Due to the great demand for buffalo milk by-products the interest in technical-scientific information about this species is increasing. Our objective was to propose selection criteria for milk yield in buffaloes based on total milk yield, 305-day milk yield (M305), and test-day milk yield. A total of 3,888 lactations from 1,630 Murrah (Bubalus bubalis) cows recorded between 1987 and 2001, from 10 herds in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, were analyzed. Covariance components were obtained using… CONTINUE READING
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