estimated breeding value


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estimated breeding value

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The main benefits of genomic selection are genetic enhancement by minimizing the generation interval and yielding a higher accuracy of estimated breeding values (Hayes et al.
BW12 and BW24 = Body weight at age of 12 and 24 months, ADG = Average daily gain tested from 6 to 12 months, CWT = Carcass weight at finish (24 months), CLMA = Carcass LMA, CMS = Carcass marbling score, ULMA = Ultrasound longissimus muscle area, UMS = Ultrasound marbling score, TBV = True breeding value, EBV = Estimated breeding value, PH = Phenotypic value.
Average estimated breeding value (EBV) over years 1993 to 2004 for birth and weaning weight of a Northeastern Thai indigenous cattle line Year of birth Birth weight * Weaning weight * (kg) (kg) 1993 0 0 1994 0.
For the first time, the booklet also has a focus on the use of Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) which provide an objective way of assessing the genetic potential of animals.
The RDP-funded scheme provides 50% vouchers - up to pounds 500 - to buy semen from bulls with high Estimated Breeding Values (EBV).
Sarah Hurley says: "We recognise the value of bulls with reliable estimated breeding values (EBVs) and our Simmental and Limousin sires have beef values within the top 10% of their respective breeds.
Their focus was on cattle with superior Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) for calving ease and milk, combined with good 200- and 400-Day Weight EBVs.
It is important to select the right bulls, whatever the breed, and this means examining the individual estimated breeding values (EBV).
After completing an online course they will then be eligible for financial support of 50% up to a maximum of pounds 500 to purchase semen from bulls with high Estimated Breeding Values (EBV).
The rams all had high Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) and each had its performance figures displayed on a TV screen as it went through the ring.

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