Factors affecting daily milk yield, fat and protein percentage, and somatic cell count in primiparous Holstein cows

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0555.2015.00048.5    | Article Id: B-244 | Page : 313-316
Citation :- Factors affecting daily milk yield, fat and protein percentage, and somatic cell count in primiparous Holstein cows.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2015.(49):313-316
S. Atasever* and L. Stádník
Address : Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, Department of Animal Husbandry, Kamýcká 129, 165 21, Prague 6 - Suchdol, Czech Republic.


The objective of this study was to determine effective factors on the variation of daily milk yield (DMY), fat (F%) and protein percentage (P%), and somatic cell count (SCC) in Holstein cows. A total of 278 primiparous cows were examined by four parameters in four calving seasons (CS), three years and six test days (TD) post-calving. While SCC and fat values were affected by CS (PP.01; r= -0.363 and r= -0.335, respectively). The study confirmed that multiple milk parameter factors are highly important to obtain more quality and quantity milk from primiparous dairy cows.


Cow Environmental factor Milk composition Somatic cell count.


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