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Expected Progeny Differences. Accuracy. The _____________________ that can be placed on the EPD. Accuracy of close to 1.0 indicates higher _____________________. Herd. Indicate the ____________ of herds from which daughters are reported. Daus.

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Expected progeny differences

Expected Progeny Differences


Accuracy

Accuracy

  • The _____________________ that can be placed on the EPD. Accuracy of close to 1.0 indicates higher _____________________.


Expected progeny differences

Herd

  • Indicate the ____________ of herds from which daughters are reported.


Expected progeny differences

Daus

  • Reflects the_____________ of daughters that have progeny weaning weight records.


Birth weight

Birth Weight

  • Predictor of a ______________ to transmit birth weight to his progeny, compared to the progeny of an average bull for a specific breed; expressed in pounds.


Weaning weight

Weaning Weight

  • Predictor of a sire's ability to transmit ___________________ to his progeny, compared to the progeny of an average bull for a specific breed; expressed in pounds.


Yearling weight

Yearling Weight

  • Predictor of a sire's ability to transmit yearling weight, compared to the progeny of an average sire for a specific breed; expressed in ___________.


Maternal milk

Maternal Milk

  • Predictor of a sire's _____________________ for that part of weaning weight attributed to milk and mothering ability. It is compared to daughters of an average bull for a specific breed.


Scrotal circumference

Scrotal Circumference

  • Predictor of the difference in ____________________ for scrotal size, compared to the progeny of an average bull for a specific breed; expressed in centimeters.


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