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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of milking traits of genotyped New Zealand dairy goats in their first and second parity (n = 7,284)

From: Genome-wide association studies of lactation yields of milk, fat, protein and somatic cell score in New Zealand dairy goats

Trait Mean SDa Min Max CVb
Lactation length, d 272.3 117.0 60.0 696.0 43
Lactation yields
 Milk, kg 804.5 290.4 58.4 2,005.8 36
 Fat, kg 26.7 10.3 2.0 76.5 39
 Protein, kg 25.0 8.9 2.4 63.0 36
SCSc 8.6 1.3 3.5 13.7 15
  1. aSD = standard deviation across herds
  2. bCV = coefficient of variation
  3. cSCS = somatic cell count calculated as log2 (somatic cell count)