oa Ubisi Mail - Bull selection for artificial insemination

Volume 1, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1815-1582



Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) are the expected breeding values of an animal, in other words, what kind of calf can we expect. These values are estimated by using sophisticated animal models that includes the parentage and offspring of the animal. By using EBVs it is possible to predict whether an animal will contribute positively or negatively towards factors of economic importance, such as growth, production and Type.

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