Survival analysis of lamb mortality in a terminal sire composite population.

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Records of mortality during the first year of life of 8,642 lambs from a composite population at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center were studied using survival and logistic analyses. The traditional logistic approach analyzes the binary response of whether or not a lamb survived until a particular time point, thus disregarding information on the actual… (More)

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@article{Southey2001SurvivalAO, title={Survival analysis of lamb mortality in a terminal sire composite population.}, author={Bruce R. Southey and Sandra L. Rodriguez-Zas and Kreg A. Leymaster}, journal={Journal of animal science}, year={2001}, volume={79 9}, pages={2298-306} }