breeding values

  1. New traits to improve genetic merit for fertility

    The Fertility Breeding Value (BV) has led to gradual improvements in genetic merit for fertility. Under “Pillars of New Dairy System”, we aim to increase the accuracy of the Fertility BV to accelerate genetic improvement in fertility.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/about-us/research/pillars-of-a-new-dairy-system/new-traits-to-improve-genetic-merit-for-fertility/

  2. Breeding Values

    Breeding Values (BV) are an estimate of a cow or bull's genetic merit for a trait.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/animal/animal-evaluation/interpreting-the-info/breeding-values/