Table 1

Effect of daughter pregnancy rate class (high or low) on predicted transmitting ability for selected traits of bulls used for genotyping
Least-squares means Standard error
Trait P-value High Low High Low
Daughter pregnancy rate <.0001 2.86 −3.49 0.04 0.04
Heifer conception rate <.0001 1.20 −1.00 0.08 0.09
Cow conception rate <.0001 3.20 −4.16 0.11 0.11
Productive life <.0001 3.51 −2.96 0.13 0.13
Net merit <.0001 232.97 −156.40 13.32 13.97
Milk yield <.0001 −332.21 394.10 42.81 44.90
Fat yield <.0001 −2.70 16.04 1.60 1.68
Percent fat 0.0008 0.04 0.01 0.01 0.01
Protein yield <.0001 −3.90 9.90 1.18 1.23
Percent protein <.0001 0.02 −0.01 0.00 0.00
Somatic cell score <.0001 2.83 3.07 0.01 0.01

Cochran et al.

Cochran et al. BMC Genetics 2013 14:49   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-14-49

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