Genomic selection for feed efficiency in dairy cattle.

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Feed is a major component of variable costs associated with dairy systems and is therefore an important consideration for breeding objectives. As a result, measures of feed efficiency are becoming popular traits for genetic analyses. Already, several countries account for feed efficiency in their breeding objectives by approximating the amount of energy… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S1751731113001687

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@article{Pryce2014GenomicSF, title={Genomic selection for feed efficiency in dairy cattle.}, author={Jennie E. Pryce and William John Wales and Yvette de Haas and Roel F Veerkamp and Ben J. Hayes}, journal={Animal : an international journal of animal bioscience}, year={2014}, volume={8 1}, pages={1-10} }