Analysis of genetic aspects related to live body weight in dairy cows: determination of parameters and calculation of values.
Daniel Hojman1 and Ezra, Ephraim.2 1Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – Extension Service 2Israel Cattle Breeders Association – Herdbook Center INTRODUCTION. Body weight (BW) is a functional trait that has been poorly studied until now. In most countries, BW’s data collection has been performed just in research stations and not in regular dairy farms. Along years, a