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Genetic parameters for weaning weight of Kenyan Boran cattle accounting for direct-maternal genetic covariances

  • 2006
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 36
C.B. Wasike, E.D. Ilatsia, J.M.K. Ojango and A.K. Kahi Page: 275 - 281

Genetic parameters were estimated for weaning weight (WW) in Kenya Boran cattle using animal models that assumed non-zero direct-maternal genetic covariance. In addition to the direct and maternal genetic effects, maternal permanent environmental and sire by herd-year interaction effects were…

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