Unformatted text preview: own BV. You practice trunication selection by saving the top 35% and your i=1.06. 10-5: a. 211 lb/yr b. 214 lb/yr c. Requiring dams of future sires to have an additional lactation record results in slightly faster genetic gain. Increased accuracy of selection outweighs the benefit of a shorter generation interval for this path. Realistically, however, the difference in results between the two programs is negligible. 10-6: a. 14.08 lb/yr b. 2 nd strategy is higher and causes the greatest change in yearling weight. c. Selection intensity: went from 1.4 to 6.4 you cut intensity by more than 50%. 10-7: 7.9 lb/yr 10-8: a. – 3.0 b. – 6.0 c. You will be behind because of where you started. You are going to have to buy high quality females. You started with a lower level cattle than he did. Overall, it depends on where you started from and how far behind you are/were....
View Full Document
- Spring '09
- 50%, 27%, Effective proportion, 7.9 lb