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This study estimated the genetic parameters for preweaning average daily gain (ADG) and the number of days to gain 160 kg (D160) in Nelore cattle. 39 409 calf records from 855 sires, 19 627 dams, and 1930 contemporary groups were used. Heritability estimates (restricted maximum likelihood -...

Author(s)
Peña, C. D. O.; Carvalheiro, R.; Queiroz, S. A. de; Fries, L. A.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Montpellier, France
Citation
Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Montpellier, France, August, 2002. Session 2, 2002, pp 0-4
Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate selection criteria in Gyr [Gir] cattle based on the traits such as average daily gain from birth to weaning (ADG) and number of days to gain 160 kg from birth to weaning (D160). Data from the Brazilian Association of Zebu Breeders of 16 592 calves, 507 sires,...

Author(s)
Muniz, C. A. S. D.; Queiroz, S. A.; Carvalheiro, R.; Fries, L. A.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Montpellier, France
Citation
Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Montpellier, France, August, 2002. Session 2, 2002, pp 0-4
Abstract

Three different models including or not the direct and maternal non-additive effects and the fixed effects of contemporary group, parity order, direct and maternal heterosis and the direct and maternal additive genetic random effects were compared for predicting breeding values of pre-weaning daily ...

Author(s)
Bocchi, A. L.; Oliveira, H. N. de; Ferraz, J. B. S.; Eler, J. P.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, Viçosa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 2008, 37, 7, pp 1207-1215