SELECTION OF BREEDABLE FEMALES VRINDAVANI CATTLE BY USING DIFFERENT DAM EVALUATION METHODS

Article Id: ARCC791 | Page : 120 - 124
Citation :- SELECTION OF BREEDABLE FEMALES VRINDAVANI CATTLE BY USING DIFFERENT DAM EVALUATION METHODS.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2011.(45):120 - 124
Pragya Bhadauria*1, A.K.S. Tomar, Y.S. Jadoun1 and S.S. Bhadauria2 bhadauriapragya@yahoo.co.in
Address : Department of Livestock Production & Management, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly - 243 114, India.

Abstract

A study was conducted on Vrindavani cattle at Cattle and Buffalo Farm, I.V.R.I., Izatnagar (India), from 1999-2010 to evaluate the efficacy of different dam evaluation methods. The methods tried were Best linear unbiased prediction (BLUP), Single trait selection (STS), Expected breeding value (EBV) and Most probable producing ability (MPPA). Rank correlations among the four methods of dam evaluation showed significantly high degree of association (Pall four methods can be efficiently use for dam evaluation.

Keywords

Dam evaluation BLUP Vrindavani Cattle.

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