Adaptability to Milking
This trait describes how soon the heifer settled into the milking routine after calving.
Scale 1 = Slowly to 9 = Quickly
This trait describes the temperament of the animal in the shed while being handled and milked. It is a different trait to Adaptability to Milking and should be assessed once animals have settled into the milking routine.
Scale 1 = Nervous to 9 = Placid
This trait describes the milking speed of the animal, ie. the time from putting cups on to the time milk flow stops or cups are taken off.
Scale 1 = Slow to 9 = Fast
This trait describes describes the farmer’s overall acceptance of the animal as a herd member.
Scale 1 = Undesirable to 9 = Desirable