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This paper lists important criteria the quality of commercial slaughterhouse data must fulfil in order to be used for genetic evaluation of beef or dual-purpose breeds. A short review of literature considering the use of data from slaughterhouses for genetic evaluation and corresponding research in ...

Stricker, C.; Berweger, M.; Schleppi, Y.; Schwager-Suter, R.
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 123-129
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Beef production remains the single largest segment of American agricultural production and is a geographically dispersed production system with many independent players in each industry segment. Economic signals for changes in genetic merit or product attributes are often not clearly communicated...

Weaber, R. L.
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 133-143

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