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Table 5 Genetic correlations between resilience indicators based on daily step counta and other traitsb, estimated using multiple trait across country evaluation

From: Development of resilience indicator traits based on daily step count data for dairy cattle breeding

  UH HH KET LON FER BCS
Mean complete lactation 0.015 0.16 0.20 0.15 0.062 0.17
Mean early lactation 0.025 0.17 0.18 0.22 0.067 0.20
Mean later lactation 0.033 0.16 0.17 0.13 0.065 0.17
Mean prepartum 0.11 0.021 0.036 0.061 0.061 0.029
Mean negative residuals − 0.047 0.021 − 0.23 − 0.13 0.051 − 0.034
LnVarsteps 0.11 0.16 0.24 0.12 0.056 0.12
rauto_steps − 0.16 − 0.33 0.0019 0.0022 − 0.44 − 0.34
Number of step count drops − 0.063 − 0.56 − 0.24 0.16 − 0.44 − 0.56
Mean residuals during step count drops − 0.031 − 0.044 − 0.11 − 0.14 0.053 0.057
  1. aLnVarsteps = natural log-transformed variance of step residuals, rauto_steps = lag-1 autocorrelation of step residuals
  2. bUH = udder health, HH = hoof health, KET = ketosis resistance, LON = longevity, FER = fertility, BCS = body condition score