Articles | Volume 62, issue 1
Arch. Anim. Breed., 62, 153–160, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-62-153-2019
Arch. Anim. Breed., 62, 153–160, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-62-153-2019

Original study 04 Apr 2019

Original study | 04 Apr 2019

Linking first lactation survival to milk yield and components and lactation persistency in Tunisian Holstein cows

Marwa Grayaa et al.

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The lactation curve and lactation survival are important in dairy cattle breeding. Their simultaneous improvement results in economic benefits. The genetic relationship between the lactation survival and the lactation curve shape traits of milk yield and fat and protein percentages using information from of 25 981 primiparous Tunisian Holsteins was investigated. Cows that had higher persistencies for fat and protein percentages were more likely not to survive.