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What does EBV stand for?

EBV stands for Estimated Breeding Value


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The index, places a greater emphasis on the estimated breeding values for production of milk and litter size.
Its Elite Ram Project, which involved both on-line training and pounds 400 ram grants, encouraged the use of Estimated Breeding Values (EBV), Brookdale Consulting concluded.
Sarah Hurley says: "We recognise the value of bulls with reliable estimated breeding values (EBVs) and our Simmental and Limousin sires have beef values within the top 10% of their respective breeds.
The Charolais breed's genetic trends for weight traits have consistently continued to increase since 2000, with a 12% increase in the retail beef yield estimated breeding value, (EBV), a trait which is measured by combining the growth of an animal with its ultrasound scanning data for eye muscle area and fat measurements.