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Table 2 Additive genetic variance (σ 2 A ), heritability (h 2 ) for Ca, Cu, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Na, P, Se, and Zn in both the Danish Holstein and Danish Jersey

From: Estimation of genetic parameters and detection of quantitative trait loci for minerals in Danish Holstein and Danish Jersey milk

Trait DH σ 2 A DH h 2 DJ σ 2 A DJ h 2
Ca 10278.18 0.72 (0.36) 13017.58 0.63 (0.31)
K NC1 NC1 3125.03 0.32 (0.21)
Na NC1 NC1 1406.43 0.20 (0.19)
P 2547.80 0.46 (0.25) 2260.37 0.29 (0.21)
Mg 7.13 0.08 (0.21) 94.91 0.57 (0.25)
Cu 5.31E-05 0.28 (0.25) NC1 NC1
Fe 2.61E-07 1.91E-4 (0.22) 4.02E-4 0.15 (0.19)
Mn 3.05E-06 0.13 (0.17) NC1 NC1
Se 1.99E-07 0.10 (0.19) 4.73E-07 0.20 (0.14)
Zn 0.19 0.49 (0.24) 0.33 0.57 (0.22)
  1. (SE of the estimates in parenthesis).
  2. 1NC: The model is not converging due to the fact that the genetic variance component goes to zero.