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Table 6 Differences between groups of the top 300 bulls based on genomic prediction using different methods

From: Comparison on genomic predictions using three GBLUP methods and two single-step blending methods in the Nordic Holstein population

Trait GBLUPAG*Vs. Singleadj GBLUPAG*Vs. Singleori SingleoriVs. Singleadj
Milk 39 38 18
Fat 33 33 11
Protein 36 38 17
Growth 42 44 3
Fertility 29 33 8
Birth index 32 32 2
Calving index 38 39 4
Mastitis 32 33 1
Health 33 35 6
Body conf. 32 31 3
Feet & Leg 36 37 2
Udder conf. 38 40 3
Milkingspeed 35 35 1
Temperament 48 46 2
Longevity 41 44 8
Yield 27 31 16
  1. Adjusted GBLUP with a polygenic effect with a weight of 0.2 (GBLUPAG*), original single-step blending (Singleori), and adjusted single-step blending (Singleadj) with a weight of 0.20, measured as the number of bulls that are not among the top 300 based on the second method.