Will Selecting for Rump Improve Fertility and Calving-Ease?

Correct rump structure has long been considered an important part of the frame of a cow – often being linked to her fertility, her ease of giving birth, and to supporting her udder. Correct slope to the rump is seen as important in allowing drainage of the reproductive tract, while width and angle of rump impact calving-ease. What do the numbers tell us in this regard?

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