Management Perspectives: No hype: EPDs work

Management Perspectives: No hype: EPDs work

Dr. Bob Hough

Western Livestock Journal

Due to objective genetic predictions such as EPDs (expected progeny differences) and indexes, the cattle industry has made tremendous progress in production and efficiency. However, as the models that produce the predictions become more sophisticated and producers understand less of the mathematics behind them, some people are turning off from the technology.

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