Transformation of measurements percentage of white coat color for Holsteins and estimation of heritability.

  title={Transformation of measurements percentage of white coat color for Holsteins and estimation of heritability.},
  author={Cecilia Becerril and Charles J. Wilcox and George R. Wiggans and Kristina N. Sigmon},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  volume={77 9},
Percentage of white coat color was measured on registration certificates of 4293 Holstein heifers on eight dairy farms in Florida. Measurements of white percentage were by visual evaluation on one side of the upper body (head, neck, and trunk) only and obtained in increments of 5%. Mean, median, mode, standard deviation, and skewness of white percentage were 25.6, 15, 0, 26.9, and 1.03. Distribution of white percentages showed lack of normality. Original data were transformed using an extension… CONTINUE READING

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