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Marker-based Genetic Characterization of the Estonian Dairy Cattle Breeds
There are three dairy cattle breeds in Estonia that differ in their demographic history, phenotypic characteristics and current census sizes. The aim of the study was to characterize these breeds on the basis of genetic ...
Insulin resistance in dairy cows in reference to breed, body condition and milk yield
Pancreatic insulin secretion and tissues resistance to insulin are considered to be essential factors controlling glucose and lipid metabolism post partum. In addition to genetic factors, body condition affects the development ...
Relationships Between Energy Balance Estimates, Luteal Activity and Fertility in Estonian Holstein Cows
Eestis on viimase kümnendi jooksul toimunud lehmade aretuses, söötmises ja pidamises suured muutused, mille tulemusel on nii piimatoodang kui ka holsteini tõu osatähtsus pidevalt kasvanud; holsteini tõugu lehmade 305 päeva ...