The first NAV routine evaluation this year took place as scheduled. The NAV Bull Search has been updated with the new EBV’s and GEBV’s. NAV Beef Search is also updated with new beef x dairy breeding values.
In the dairy cattle evaluation single step method was introduced for growth and it replaces the so called two step method. Single step uses all information from genotyped and non-genotyped animals simultaneously. The RDC yield evaluation is improved with several modifications and more will follow in the future.
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