Economic Selection Indices: The Best Tool for Dairy Cattle Selection
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Peñagaricano, Francisco. 2019. “Economic Selection Indices: The Best Tool for Dairy Cattle Selection: AN353, 3/2019”. EDIS 2019 (1). Gainesville, FL.


An economic selection index combines multiple traits into a single value, facilitating the identification of the best animals. This new 3-page document discusses economic selection indices, their changes in the US, and a 2018 update. Written by Francisco Peñagaricano, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, March 2019.
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