EPDs 101: Use Information to Improve Your Herd
Jared E. Decker
A Steak in Genomics™
Can we be frank for a minute? It is quite simple: EPDs work. When we use EPDs to make selection decisions (which bulls to buy, which females to keep and cull), the performance of our herd improves. Let’s discuss why EPDs work, how they can be used, and pitfalls to avoid.