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The influence of proportion of Simmentaler breeding in a multibreed synthetic beef cattle population on preweaning growth traits

  • 2000
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 30
S.J. Schoeman, G.F. Jordaan and H. Skrypzeck Page: 98 - 109

Data from a multibreed composite beef cattle population managed under intensive irrigated grazing conditions were used to estimate direct additive heritabilities (h2a) and maternal heritabilities (h2m) for birth weight (BW) and weaning weight (WW) of the calf and cow efficiency…

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