Historical overview of the selection indices applied in pig breeding

  • Oleksandr Kodak Kaposvári Egyetem
  • Nagy István Kaposvári Egyetem, Agrár- és Környezettudományi Kar
Kulcsszavak: pig, selection index, blup, economic methodology

Absztrakt

Authors summarized the different breeding methods used in the pig breeding sector during the last few decades. Advantages and disadvantages of the conventional selection index procedures were summarized. The superiority of BLUP breeding values over the simple phenotypic measurements are clarified. The economic aspects of the different traits are also examined and the currently most up to date economic BLUP indices were also introduced.

Megjelent
2019-06-20
Hogyan kell idézni
Kodak, O., & István, N. (2019). Historical overview of the selection indices applied in pig breeding. Acta Agraria Kaposváriensis, 23(1), 22–31. https://doi.org/10.31914/aak.2294
Rovat
Állattenyésztés és genetika