Genetic Parameters and Their Use in Swine Breeding

  title={Genetic Parameters and Their Use in Swine Breeding},
  author={Rodger K. Johnson},
The importance of decreasing costs of production increases as the swine industry becomes more competitive. Costs of production can be decreased through an organized selection program focused on genetic improvement in economic traits. The most competitive producers will use a swine-breeding program, which minimizes cost of production and maximizes return on… CONTINUE READING