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|Title:||A simple bootstrapping procedure to validate the MERINOSELECT model for weaning weight||Contributor(s):||Swan, Andrew (author); Brown, Daniel (author)||Publication Date:||2007||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/4131||Abstract:||Sampling distributions for the regression of progeny performance on sires' estimated breeding values (EBV) were estimated for weaning weight in the MERINOSELECT database. Mean regression coefficients from these distributions were used to compare the effects of data quality and the model used for evaluation. Results showed that better quality data with dam pedigree and date of birth recorded, and an evaluation model which included sire by flock-year interaction, improved the prediction of progeny performance from estimated breeding values. Sampling was conducted at three different strata, the most effective division being at the level of contemporary groups.||Publication Type:||Conference Publication||Conference Details:||Genetic Improvement - Making it Happen, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia, September 23 - September 26 2007||Source of Publication:||Proceedings of the Seventeenth Conference for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, p. 395-398||Publisher:||AAABG: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics||Place of Publication:||Armidale, NSW, Australia||ISSN:||1328-3227||Field of Research (FOR):||070201 Animal Breeding||Socio-Economic Objective (SEO):||830311 Sheep - Wool||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||E1 Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication||Other Links:||http://www.aaabg.org/livestocklibrary/2007/swan395.pdf
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