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Optimizing sheep breeding programs with genomic selection


van der Werf, JHJ and Horton, BJ and Banks, RG, Optimizing sheep breeding programs with genomic selection, Proceedings of the 19th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding Genetics, 18-21 July 2011, University of Western Australia, Perth, pp. 315-322. (2011) [Refereed Conference Paper]


We discuss genomic selection as a way to provide information on breeding values for traits that are difficult to measure on-farm. (Full abstract to be submitted on publication)

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Animal Production
Research Field:Animal Breeding
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Livestock Raising
Objective Field:Sheep - Wool
UTAS Author:Horton, BJ (Dr Brian Horton)
ID Code:70373
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Agricultural Science
Deposited On:2011-06-16
Last Modified:2014-11-24

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