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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 -...

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