Breeding programme for Piétrain pigs in Bavaria with an estimation of genetic trends and effective population size

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Article history: Received 8 January 2008 Accepted 10 November 2008 Population structure, performance testing and breeding scheme of the sire breed Piétrain in Bavariawere analyzed as a basis for further optimization studies of the breeding programme. To evaluate the current breeding programme, genetic trends and effective population size were estimated… (More)

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