Table 1

Descriptive statistics of milk fatty acids

Trait

Mean

σP1


C4:0

3.50

0.24

0.44

C6:0

2.22

0.14

0.47

C8:0

1.37

0.12

0.61

C10:0

3.03

0.35

0.72

C12:0

4.11

0.46

0.64

C14:0

11.61

0.78

0.62

C16:0

32.59

2.15

0.43

C18:0

8.72

1.18

0.24

C10:1

0.37

0.06

0.34

C12:1

0.12

0.02

0.38

C14:1

1.36

0.23

0.34

C16:1

1.44

0.30

0.44

C18:1

18.18

1.57

0.26

CLA

0.39

0.07

0.42


1 Phenotypic standard deviation after adjusting for systematic environmental effects: days in milk, age at first calving, season of calving, and herd

Mean (w/w%), phenotypic standard deviation1 P), and intra-herd heritability () for the fatty acids of winter milk samples

Bouwman et al. BMC Genetics 2011 12:43   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-43

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