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1

Confidence range

a range of values within which we expect that a true value of interest lies

2

EPDs do not predict ______.
EPDs are not ______.
EPDs cannot be compared ______.

actual performance
static
across breeds

3

International Genetic Solutions (IGS)

12 breeds, 16 million records
Simmental, Gelbvieh, Limousin, Maine-Anjou, Chianina, Red Angus, Shorthorn, etc...

4

Genetic evaluation

accurately accounts for heterosis and breed differences

5

Selection tools

EPDs presented on common base; allows for across breed comparisons

6

Response to selection

change in the mean performance of a population over time due to selection

7

Selection differential

difference between the mean performance of animals to become parents and the mean performance of the population from which they were selected