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Model comparisons and genetic and environmental parameter estimates of growth and the Kleiber ratio in Horro sheep

  • 2005
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 35
S. Abegaz, J.B. van Wyk and J.J. Olivier Page: 30 - 40

Genetic and environmental parameters were estimated for pre- and post-weaning average daily gain (ADG1, ADG2) and Kleiber ratio (KR1, KR2) using the ASREML program. Twelve models, formed with inclusion or exclusion of the maternal genetic, permanent environmental and common (litter)…

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