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The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of the covariance between maternal and direct effects on the estimates of genetic parameters and on the predictions of breeding values for days to gain 160 kg in the preweaning period (D160). The analysis were carried out using the MTDFREML...

Malhado, C. H. M.; Lôbo, R. N. B.; Martins Filho, R.; Facó, O.; Azevedo, D. M. M. R.
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 2004, 41, 1, pp 14-19