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Random regression test-day model for the analysis of dairy cattle production data in South Africa: Creating the framework (Revie

  • 2010
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 40
E.F. Dzomba, K.A. Nephawe, A.N. Maiwashe, S.W.P. Cloete, M. Chimonyo, C.B. Banga, C.J.C. Muller and K. Dzama Page: 273 - 284

Genetic evaluation of dairy cattle using test-day models is now common internationally. In South Africa a fixed regression test-day model is used to generate breeding values for dairy animals on a routine basis.  The model is, however, often criticized for…

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