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April 2017: Changes to Evaluation System

Paul VanRaden and Tom Lawlor

April 1, 2017

Cow livability (LIV) was introduced as a new trait in August 2016 and is now included in lifetime net merit dollars (NM$). Cows that die are assumed to generate $1,200 less income than those sold for beef.

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