Genetic and phenotypic parameters for pre-weaning growth and weaning conformation of Angus cattle

@article{Barlow1978GeneticAP,
  title={Genetic and phenotypic parameters for pre-weaning growth and weaning conformation of Angus cattle},
  author={R. Barlow and E. Dettmann},
  journal={Crop \& Pasture Science},
  year={1978},
  volume={29},
  pages={373-379}
}
Weaning weight (WW) and conformation score (CS) records on Angus calves from four New South Wales herds were analysed by least-squares procedures. Paternal half-sib components of variance and covariance were used to obtain estimates of heritabilities of various measures of growth and cs, as well as genetic, phenotypic and environmental correlations. Estimates of the heritabilities of measures of growth ranged from 0.20 (all data) to 0.24 when derived from heifer data only. The heritability of… Expand
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