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Results of 23 years of selection for post-weaning weight in a Caracu beef herd

  • 2008
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 38
M.C. Pereira, M.E.Z. Mercadante, A.G. Razook, L.A. Figueiredo and L.G. Albuquerque Page: 136 - 144

Data from 1 698 animals belonging to an experimental Caracu herd were analysed with the objective of calculating the population selection differentials, generation intervals, effective size and inbreeding coefficients, and to estimate the direct and correlated responses for growth traits…

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