Important genealogical bloodlines of Pinzgau cattle in Slovakia

Ivan Pavlík, Ján Huba, Dana Peškovičová, Milan Kumičík


Received: 2016-05-26 | Accepted: 2016-06-13 | Available online: 2017-03-31

The aim of this paper was to analyze sire bloodlines within the Slovak Pinzgau cattle population. There were 13 genealogical bloodlines found together. The most widespread bloodline was Apollo. The average estimated breeding values according to sire bloodlines were predominately negative. The best milk production EBV were found in Benito line (-39.35 kg). The best growth ability according to EBV for weaning weight (210 days) was found in Karst bloodline (+3.39 kg). Significant influence of genealogical bloodline was found on EBV for weight in 365 days, protein production and weaning weight (210 days).

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