Monday, May 16, 2016

eBEEF.org Monday: Beef Cattle Economic Selection Indices

Selection indices provide a single value, usually reported in dollars, for the selection of breeding stock that optimizes selection on a number of traits that define profit in a particular production scenario.  Selection indices simplify selection by weighting EPDs by appropriate economic values to estimate the net merit of a selection candidate under a predefined breeding objective or goal.

Please see the fact sheet for more information. 
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