Suggestions for Turkey about for Using Selection Indices for Holstein Cattle in Various Countries


DURU S. , Kumlu S., Tuncel E.

KAFKAS UNIVERSITESI VETERINER FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.18, no.1, pp.43-48, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : KAFKAS UNIVERSITESI VETERINER FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-48

Abstract

This research was conducted in order to suggestion of some selection indices for Holstein cattle in Turkey. The material of the research were composed of yield, SCS and type traits belong to 3.000 daughters raised of 100 sires in 150 herds. The MTDFREML package program was used for estimation of variance components and breeding values. As a result, five indices were discussed for Turkey.