SBTS TechTalk: Increasing Pedigree Accuracy with DNA Parent Verification

July 28, 2014

 Accurately recording pedigree information is one of the most fundamental jobs of a beef seedstock producer. Amongst other things, accurate pedigree information is fundamental for the maintenance of an accurate herd book by registered breed societies, it plays a crucial role in enabling the calculation of Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) from genetic evaluation programs such as BREEDPLAN, and allows seedstock producers to meet their duty of care to provide the most accurate information as possible on their sale animals (e.g. bulls, semen or embryos).

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