E-164: Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle VIII: Expected Progeny Difference (EPD)
expected progeny difference information sheet

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Publication Date: 2009 Sept
Email: rgill@ag.tamu.edu

Product Code: E-164

Free electronic download only. This publication for beef producers discusses the role of genetic selection in producing beef cattle. It explains the traits included in a genetic evaluation of producing stock, how to interpret EPD scores and how to use these scores in selecting breeding animals. (6 pp., 3 tables) By: Stephen P. Hammack, Joseph C. Paschal, 09/2009