Selection for pure- and crossbred performance in Charolais

@inproceedings{ValleeDassonneville2017SelectionFP,
  title={Selection for pure- and crossbred performance in Charolais},
  author={Amélie Vallée-Dassonneville},
  year={2017}
}
Vallée Dassonneville, A. (2017). Selection for pure and crossbred performance in Charolais. PhD thesis, Wageningen University, Wageningen, NL. Two categories of beef production exist; i.e. (i) purebred animals from a beef sire and a beef dam and (ii) crossbred animals from a beef sire and a dairy dam. For the purebred beef production, there is a growing interest to include behavior and type traits in the breeding goal. Heritabilities for behavior traits, estimated using subjective data scored… CONTINUE READING

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