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Table 2 The 24 female fertility traits analysed

From: Mining massive genomic data of two Swiss Braunvieh cattle populations reveals six novel candidate variants that impair reproductive success

Trait group Trait sub-group Trait Description
Fertility traits Fertility Non-return rate heifer (nrr) Heifers non-return rate after 56 days, binary
Non-return rate cow (nrk) Cows non-return rate after 56 days, binary
Interval first to last insemination heifer (vzr) Interval between first and last insemination for heifer, days
Interval first to last insemination cow (vzk) Interval between first and last insemination for cows, days
Interval calving to insemination (raz) Interval from calving to first service, days
Birth traits Birth history direct Percentage normal births (ngd) Calving ease, scored between 1-without help to 5-dystocia
Percentage live births (lgd) Percentage of calves born alive
Birth weight (ggd) Weight of calve at birth, kg
Gestation length (tdd) Days from successful insemination to birth
Multiple birth (twind) Percentage of multiple births
Birth history maternal Percentage normal births (ngm) Calving ease, scored between 1-without help to 5-dystocia
Percentage live births (lgm) Percentage of calves born alive
Birth weight (ggm) Weight of calve at birth, kg
Gestation length (tdm) Days from successful insemination to birth
Multiple birth (twinm) Percentage of multiple births
Growth-related traits Rearing success Survival period 1 (p1) Survival from day 3 up to day 30
Survival heifer period 2 (hp2) Survival of heifers from day 31 up to 458 days
Survival bull period 2 (bp2) Survival of young bulls from 31 days up to 183 days
Slaughter traits calves Slaughter weight (cwco) Weight at slaughter, kg
Carcass conformation score (ccco) Amount of meat at slaughter, kg
Carcass fat score (cfco) Fat cover in the meat
Slaughter traits adults Slaughter weight (cwao) Weight at slaughter, kg
Carcass conformation score (ccao) Amount of meat at slaughter, kg
Carcass fat score (cfao) Fat cover in the meat