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Comprehensive new selection indices have been developed for Holstein, Jersey (Dairy) and Bonsmara (Beef) breeds in South Africa. In all cases the developments were based on the common practices followed in local production systems, biological knowledge, prices realised for the products, costs of...

Westhuizen, J. van der; Westhuizen, R. R. van der; Banga, C. B.; Theron, H. E.
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 199-204