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Long-term selection experiment with Afrikaner cattle 2. Genetic parameters and genotype x environment interaction for calf growt

  • 2009
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 39
L.M. Beffa, J.B. van Wyk and G.J. Erasmus Page: 98 - 105

A selection and line x environment interaction study with grade Afrikaner cattle was established in 1956 at Matopos Research Station, Zimbabwe. Two selection lines of 100 cows each were reared in different management environments. The non-supplemented (NS) line relied on…

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