Teaching Material used for Sheep Genetics Training at UNE


Introduction to quantitative genetics

Breeding Programs and Response

Estimation of Breeding Values

Breeding Objectives and Multiple Trait Selection

Optimizing Breeding Programs



Single Trait Selection Index

Multiple Trait Selection Index  (incl. desired gains)

Desire Gains Calculator

Correlation graph

Single Locus Breeding Values

Selection Intensity Calculator

Optimizing Age Structure

Truncation Selection across age classes

Balancing merit and inbreeding


From Brian Kinghorn


Pedigree Viewer



Links to Units in Quantitative Genetics at UNE

GENE 351         Introduction to Quantitative Genetics

GENE422/522  Genetic Evaluation and Breeding Program Design

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