Estimates of genetic covariance functions for growth of Angus cattle.

  • Karin Meyer
  • Published 2005 in
    Journal of animal breeding and genetics…


Estimates of covariance functions and genetic parameters were obtained for growth of Angus cattle from birth to 820 days of age. Data comprised 84,533 records on 20,731 animals in 43 herds, with a high proportion of animals with 4 or more weights recorded. Changes in weights were modelled through random regression on orthogonal polynomials of age at… (More)


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