Ranking Dairy Sires Using Genetic Selection Indices Based on Financial Investment Methods versus Lifetime Net Merit: Description and Spreadsheet
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Schmitt, Michael, and Albert De Vries. 2021. “Ranking Dairy Sires Using Genetic Selection Indices Based on Financial Investment Methods Versus Lifetime Net Merit: Description and Spreadsheet”. EDIS 2021 (3). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-an364-2021.

Abstract

This factsheet describes ways to rank dairy sires using genetic selection indices based on financial investment methods versus Lifetime Net Merit. The factsheet also discusses a spreadsheet that contains the calculations. Written by Michael Schmitt and Albert De Vries, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, May 2021.

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-an364-2021
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References

Schmitt, M. R., P. M. VanRaden, and A. De Vries. 2019. "Ranking Sires Using Genetic Selection Indices Based on Financial Investment Methods versus Lifetime Net Merit." J. Dairy Sci. 102 (10): 9060-9075. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2018-16081

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