The optimum structure of breeding flocks; methods of determination.

@article{Dempster1947TheOS,
  title={The optimum structure of breeding flocks; methods of determination.},
  author={Everett R Dempster and I Michael Lerner},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={1947},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={567-79}
}
H E preceding paper by DEMPSTER and LERNER has presented the results T obtained in the determination of expected genetic gains in egg production under different age compositions of a breeding flock. I n it the theoretical and practical consequences of following a given breeding plan were emphasized but the statistical model on which the computations were based was not presented. The purpose of this report is to describe such a model and to demonstrate the methods used in computing the expected… CONTINUE READING

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