You obtain the highest progress from the “most expensive traits” such as fat and protein yield and health traits as shown in the figures below. Longevity index and production index have the highest correlation of all traits to the NTM, showing that the NTM is optimized to produce long living and high producing cows.
|Weights on main traits in NTM for VikingHolstein|
|Weights on main traits in NTM for VikingRed|
|Weights on main traits in NTM for VikingJersey|