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Abstract

Most breeding companies evaluate economically important traits in males and females as a single trait, assuming genetic correlation of 1 between phenotypes measured in both sexes. This assumption may not be true because genes may be differently expressed in males and females. We estimated genetic...

Author(s)
Heide, E. M. M. van der; Lourenco, D. A. L.; Chen, C. Y.; Herring, W. O.; Sapp, R. L.; Moser, D. W.; Tsuruta, S.; Masuda, Y.; Ducro, B. J.; Misztal, I.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2016, 94, 9, pp 3684-3692