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Table 2 Additive genetic variance (σ 2 a ), permanent environment (σ 2 pe ), residual (σ 2 e ), and heritability (h 2) for the traits.

From: Prospecting major genes in dairy buffaloes

Traita σ 2 a σ 2 pe σ 2 e h 2 ± SD
MP (kg) 46672.49 36946.85 103861.99 0.25 ± 0.03
FP (kg) 276.58 286.06 693.03 0.22 ± 0.03
PP (kg) 96.18 80.69 196.06 0.26 ± 0.03
F (%) 0.24 0.26 0.16 0.37 ± 0.04
P (%) 0.03 0.02 0.02 0.42 ± 0.04
SCS 0.58 0.64 2.17 0.17 ± 0.03
AFC (days) 348.15 - 1668.89 0.17 ± 0.02
CI (days) 275.132 399.013 4061.479 0.06 ± 0.01
NSC 0.03 0.13 0.22 0.08 ± 0.02
OD (days) 128.87 285.83 483.89 0.14 ± 0.03
  1. a MP milk production, FP fat production PP protein production (PP), %F fat percentage, %P protein percentage, SCS somatic cell score. AFC age at first calving, CI calving interval, NSC number of services per conception, OD open days