This module outlined the BREEDPLAN genetic evaluation and outlines how BREEDPLAN EBVs are calculated. At completion of this module you should now: 

  • Understand that BREEDPLAN EBVs are the most accurate tool that assist producers with animal selection decisions.
  • Understand how the BREEDPLAN analysis calculates EBVs and the importance of data collection.
  • Understand how the BREEDPLAN analysis compares animals running in different environments.
  • Understand that EBVs accurately predict performance of an animal’s progeny.

To learn more about animal breeding and genetics, work through the following modules: 

  • Module 5 – Using and Understanding Breeding Values – COMING SOON
  • Module 6 – DNA Technologies in Beef Breeding – COMING SOON

Complete the below survey to finish the module.