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Genetic Prediction Technologies Week 4 Animal Breeding and Genetics Fall 2009
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Genetic Prediction Utilization of data to calculate the genetic influence and worth of an animal for economically important traits
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Types of Genetic Prediction Technologies EPD’s Expected Progeny Difference Beef Industry PTA’s Predicted Transmitting Ability Dairy
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Types of Genetic Prediction Technologies Numerical value that predicts the expected difference between the average performance of an individual offspring and the average performance of all progeny within a breed How much better performing than current breeding animals
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Evaluated Traits for PTA’s Milk Yield Protein Yield Fat Yield SSC DPR Sire Calving Ease Daughter Calving Ease Udder Scores Foot and Leg Soundness
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Genetic Prediction Technologies Selection Index Within herd Combination of phenotypic information and
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