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Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Beaudry, Thomas Fernand
URN etd-12182013-040020
Title Use of sire evaluations for first, all, and later lactations to predict lifetime profit functions of individual daughters
Degree Master of Science
Department Dairy Science (Genetics and Management)
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Bennet G. Cassell Committee Chair
Michael L. McGilliard Committee Member
Ronald E. Pearson Committee Member
William E. Vinson Committee Member
  • Milk yield
Date of Defense 1986-07-14
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Sire evaluations from first, all, and later lactations for Predicted Difference milk, fat, and dollars on 226 sires were used to predict deviated relative net income. Eleven different relative net incomes were calculated on 176,902 individual cows. Low, medium and high values were used for lifetime product value and feed price. Lifetime product

value was actual milk and fat production. Individual relative net income was deviated from contemporaries in the same herd and calving in the same year of first freshening.

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