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Variance components were estimated using data from Brahman (4497 calves from 266 sires and 1311 dams) cattle at ANSA Genetics, Philippines. The traits were birth weight (BW), preweaning average daily gain (PRADG), preweaning gain (PRGAIN), and adjusted 210-day weaning weight (ADWW). The phenotypic...

Author(s)
Salces, J.; Bondoc, O. L.; Lambio, A. L.; Supandgco, E. P.; Laude, R. P.; Perilla, M. V.
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 0-3
Abstract

Records of birth (BWT), weaning (WWT) weights, and average daily gain (ADG) of 1184 male and female Friesian calves, which were progeny of 49 sires born from 1990 to 2000 were used. Data were statistically analysed using the computer programme of Harvey. Heritability estimates were 0.241, 0.279,...

Author(s)
Oudah, E. Z. M.
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

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
AbstractFull Text

Genetic parameters of total number of piglets born (TNB), number of piglets born alive (NBA) and weaned (NW) per litter, of the numbers (NS and ND) and rates (SR and DR) of stillbirths and dead piglets during the suckling period, of weight at birth (WB) and at weaning (WW) and of average daily gain ...

Author(s)
Bouquet, A.; Ligonesche, B.; Canario, L.; Bidanel, J. P.
Publisher
Institut du Porc, Paris, France
Citation
Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 2006, 38, pp 125-130

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