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Breeding value estimation of dairy bulls: A review  [1998]

Khan, M.S. (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Pakistan). Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics)

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The process of ranking of bulls on the performance of their progeny is called progeny testing and such bulls are called progeny tested or proven bulls. Use of such bulls is the major cause of improvement of cattle in developed countries. Development in bull selection and evaluation procedures have been enormous in the past 30 years. This paper reviews the progress of bull selection and breeding value estimation and pinpoints areas requiring immediate attention for research and development.

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Pakistan Veterinary Journal (Pakistan)

ISSN : 0253-8318