Written Paper

Recording dairy animals for progeny testing - an overview  [1998]

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

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Importance of progeny testing as a method of genetic improvement of traits for which both sexes have genes but outward expression is limited to females for milk yield is well established. Article gives overview of recording dairy animals for progeny testing especially the basic criteria for any traits to be included in the definition of performance, major traits to be included for testing and methods of animal identification.

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Pakistan Veterinary Journal (Pakistan)

ISSN : 0253-8318