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751-6212-00L  Genetic Evaluation of Lifestock

SemesterSpring Semester 2015
LecturersC.  Baes
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman

Catalogue data

AbstractMethods 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.
ObjectiveThe students know the most important methods used for genetic evaulation in livestock populations. They are able to apply these methods to simple examples.
Content- 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.
Lecture notesCopies of the slides are available on the net.
LiteratureTo be announced in the lectures.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits1 credit
ExaminersC.  Baes
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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751-6212-00 GAngewandte Zuchtwertschätzung für Nutztiere1 hrs
Mon/208-10SOL A 3 »
C.  Baes


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Agroecosystem Science MasterAnimal Health and GeneticsW+Information
Agroecosystem Science MasterNon-Ruminant ScienceWInformation
Agroecosystem Science MasterRuminant ScienceWInformation