Breeding+ factsheet 4 - dairy trait correlations

Published 23 December 13

The genes which control individual traits tend to interact with others, either positively or negatively. Therefore it is important to understand these correlations, along with the extent and direction of change. 


This factsheet gives available genetic correlations seen between traits, with those displaying a strong correlation highlighted within the table.

Section 2 of Breeding+ gives more details on the tools available to aid with breeding decisions.