Abstract

The heritability of disturbed milk production in Swedish Yorkshire sows was estimated to be 0.8 with a threshold model, using Gibbs sampling. Of the 6920 sows analysed, 4% showed disturbed milk production. An unfavourable genetic correlation was found between disturbed milk production and lean growth. 

L. Rydhmer, K. Johansson

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume 23: Opening: plenary; technology; transfer; beef cattle; dairy cattle; pigs., , 535–538, 1998
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