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    • The effect of milk sampling procedures on the robustness of genetic evaluation in dairy cattle 

      Van Dyk, R. (University of the Free State, 2000-05)
      English: The study was divided into three separate sections. Firstly the influence of selection is investigated by means of simulating a population including selection in the model and then simulating data with out ...
    • A genetic evaluation of productive herd life in dairy cattle 

      Du Toit, Jacobus (University of the Free State, 2011-11)
      English: The length of productive life is of major economic importance in dairy cattle production. Simple breeding objectives such as selection for increased production in dairy cattle have led to a significant decline in ...
    • The use of genomics for improving livestock production 

      Mapholi-Tshipuliso, Ntanganedzeni Olivia (University of the Free State, 2008-05)
      The goal of the study was to examine ways in which molecular genetics can be used to enhance the performance and sustainability of beef cattle production. A review of the literature of livestock and poultry was included ...