Overview: here are the Different Traits that go into Feet & Leg Evaluations.


No matter whether your breeding goals are aimed at producing a cow for commercial milk production, a high-type show animal, or if you are trying to breed elite genetics for an international market, two areas always requiring attention are udders and feet & legs. The exact make-up of the feet & leg component within the various total indexes around the world is quite variable. Here we examine the traits included in feet & leg evaluations in a number of Holstein countries.

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