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Research Project: Developing a Systems Biology Approach to Enhance Efficiency and Sustainability of Beef and Lamb Production

Location: Genetics, Breeding, and Animal Health Research

Title: Incorporation of genomic information into genetic evaluation: U. S. beef industry as a model

Author
item Kuehn, Larry

Submitted to: World Wide Web
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/1/2018
Publication Date: 2/8/2018
Citation: Kuehn, L.A. 2018. Incorporation of genomic information into genetic evaluation: U. S. beef industry as a model [abstract]. American Sheep Industry 2018 Convention, San Antonio, TX, Jan. 31-Feb. 3, 2018. Available: http://www.sheepusa.org/Events_2018Convention.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: In his presentation, Dr. Kuehn described approaches for using information garnered through developments in genomics to improve the accuracy of genetic evaluation. He considered the history of these molecular-based techniques, including their strengths and potential weaknesses, and his experiences with their widespread adaptation by the beef cattle industry. Dr. Kuehn then described how the benefits of genomics harvested by the beef industry help identify opportunities for sheep producers.