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Genetic prediction models and heritability estimates for functional longevity in dairy cattle
(South African Journal of Animal Science, 2015-05-09)
Longevity is a major component of the breeding objective for dairy cattle in many countries because of its high economic value. The trait has been recommended for inclusion in the breeding objective for dairy cattle in ...
Some insights into the phenotypic and genetic diversity of indigenous pigs in Southern Africa
(South African Journal of Animal Science, 2012-01)
Indigenous pigs in southern Africa are mainly owned by economically vulnerable groups in marginal areas where they are used as a source food, income and security. A study was carried out to achieve three objectives: to ...