These triannual evaluations – on April 6, August 10, and December 7 this year – incorporate genomic data along with updated performance, or phenotypic, data to assess the genetic merit of dairy animals.
Invited Review: The future of selection decisions and breeding programs: What are we breeding for, and who decides?.”
João Dürr, Ph.D. and Ezequiel Nicolazzi
March 10, 2021
Genetic selection has been a very successful tool for the long-term improvement of livestock populations, and the rapid adoption of genomic selection over the last decade has doubled the rate of gain in some populations.