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Heritability and Its Use in Animal Breeding

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Title: Heritability and Its Use in Animal Breeding
Author: Massey, John Walter, 1931-; Vogt, Dale William, 1931-
Keywords: heritability estimates
livestock performance
Date: 1993-10
Publisher: University of Missouri Extension
Abstract: How much advantage for a particular trait do superior animals transmit to their offspring? Heritability estimates help us answer this important question. This publication explains the meaning of heritability estimates, how they are calculated and their influence in changing livestock performance.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/3614
Other Identifiers: G2910

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