Heritability

22-Dec-2015 (3 years 7 months ago)

Traits of high or moderate heritability are easily improved by testing and selection. However, for traits of low heritability, improvements come from exploiting heterosis and by the use of BLUP.

Heritability

Relationships among pigs weaned, preweaning survival and weaning weight with the number of piglets after cross fostering

24-Apr-2015 (4 years 2 months 28 days ago)

Although piglet birth weight is the most influential factor affecting piglet survival other behavioral factors such as vitality and vigor of piglets at birth contribute to the overall likelihood of the offspring surviving.

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Relationship between sow productivity traits:pigs weaned, survival,...

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