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Summary: Selection indices provide a single value, usually reported in dollars, for the selection of breeding stock that optimizes selection on a number of traits the define profit in a particular production scenario. Selection indexes 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.
A publication of the Ohio State University Extension Beef Team. Contributors include members of the OSU Beef Team and beef cattle specialists and economists from across the U.S.
eBEEF is the beef genetics/genomics community of practice with eXtension. Our mission is to foster a research and outreach community, engage beef cattle producers and ag professionals through trainings and publications, and support research and outreach projects.
The Daily Livestock Report provides a one-page summary of news, prices, fundamental indicators, and trading activity on CME's Livestock Complex. Daily illustrations of supply and demand factors help you learn to track the markets and anticipate price trends.
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