Methods for practical genetic evaluation in livestock populations are presentend and applied in assignments using small numerical examples. Applications in practical pig and cattle breeding are dealt with in guest lectures.
The students know the most important methods used for genetic evaulation in livestock populations. They are able to apply these methods to simple examples.
- Selection index and BLUP - The BLUP Multitrait Animal Model - Genetic evaulation using maternal effekts - Random Regression and the test day model - Guest lectures on practical applications of genetic evaluation in pigs and cattle.
Copies of the slides are available on the net.
To be announced in the lectures.
Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)