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Table 1 Composition of herds and number of animals included in the analysis

From: Breed and adaptive response modulate bovine peripheral blood cells’ transcriptome

  F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6
Breed IH IH IH IS IS IS
Herd size 654 456 442 538 201 270
Dairy animals 347 250 235 280 119 147
First calving 131 85 82 86 41 36
Lactating cows 313 227 195 225 96 123
Cows >50 DIM 279 204 147 185 84 111
Sampled cows 184 112 75 126 78 88
of which:
1st parity 85 40 36 42 35 23
2nd parity 49 33 18 31 11 19
3rd parity 23 18 11 29 18 13
4th parity 17 10 4 14 9 17
>4th parity 10 11 6 10 5 16
  1. (F farm, IH Italian Holstein, IS Italian Simmental, DIM days in milk)