Unformatted text preview: accuracy because records on half sibs convey less information than records on the individual itself.; (vi) higher accuracy but still limited because half sib information does not account for breeding values of mates.; (vii) higher accuracy because progeny are more closely related to the individual than are half sibs.; (viii) very high accuracy with large progeny numbers. The ultimate test of an individual’s breeding value. 11-4: a. GB: EBV is +/- .636 and MB: EBV +/- .188 b. Selecting Gay Blade is more of a risk than Megabuck because he has a larger confidence range, allowing a greater margin for error. Megabuck is more accurate, with a smaller confidence range. 11-5: a. +51.5 lb b. .79 11-6: a. +2.0 lb b. +1 c. +43.0...
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- Spring '09
- Accuracy and precision, b. c. d., higher accuracy, Megabuck, large progeny numbers, independent information record.