Table 1

Summary statistics for the phenotypic data in the sires

Trait

N

Mean

σ


Milk Yield (kg)

914

158.3

231.2


Fat Yield (kg)

914

6.1

7.6


Sires

Protein Yield (kg)

914

5.8

6.6


Fat Percentage (kg) (× 1000)

914

4.9

142.3


Protein Percentage (kg) (× 1000)

914

-0.96

82.7


Somatic Cell Score (loge SCC) (× 1000)

773

34.2

104.9


Summary statistics include the total number of phenotypic records (N), mean and standard deviation (σ) for each trait in the sires. Phenotypes in the sires are expressed as daughter yield deviations on a PTA scale

Meredith et al. BMC Genetics 2012 13:21   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-21

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