Heritability and Its Use in Animal Breeding

Heritability and Its Use in Animal Breeding

John W. Massey and Dale W. Vogt, Department of Animal Sciences

How much advantage for a particular trait do superior animals transmit to their offspring? Heritability estimates help us answer this important question. This publication explains the meaning of heritability estimates, how they are calculated and their influence in changing livestock performance.

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