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Title: Design and Role of an Information Nucleus in Sheep Breeding Programmes
Contributor(s): Van Der Werf, Julius H (author)orcid ; Kinghorn, Brian (author); Banks, Robert (author)
Publication Date: 2010
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Abstract: Outline: • Need for information in breeding programs • The concept of information nucleus • Current design • Future role ... Genetic Improvement: • Trying to get all animals at least as good as the best! • Improve by repeatedly selecting the best parents • Need to measure these traits that we want to improve! • Add up improvement across all traits > improve profit
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: Sheep CRC Research Conference: Transforming Wool, Meat & the Sheep that produce them, Adelaide, Australia, 20th - 21st October, 2010
Source of Publication: Presented at the Sheep CRC Conference
Publisher: Sheep CRC website
Place of Publication: Online
Field of Research (FOR): 070201 Animal Breeding
HERDC Category Description: E2 Non-Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication
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