Comparison of a genetic group and unknown paternity models for growth traits in Nellore cattle.


The aim of the present study was to compare a model assuming unknown paternity and a model using genetic grouping to indicate the most adequate statistical procedure for the estimation of breeding values for animals with uncertain paternity. After data consistency, 62,212 Nellore animals, offspring of 581 bulls and 27,743 cows, were used in the analyses… (More)
DOI: 10.2527/jas.2011-4989

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