Population structure of Nellore cattle in northeastern Brazil

The objective of this study was to evaluate the population genetic structure of Nellore cattle in northeastern Brazil. Pedigree information was collected from 175,231 animals born from 1967 to 2007. Probability of gene origin, inbreeding, average relatedness coefficient (AR), completeness pedigree,...

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Main Authors: Ana Carla Borges Barbosa, Carlos Henrique Mendes Malhado, Paulo Luiz Souza Carneiro, Lorena Mirelle Santos Muniz, Diego Pagung Ambrosini, José Adrián Carrillo, Raimundo Martins-Filho
Format: Article
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia 2013-09-01
Series:Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1516-35982013000900005&lng=en&tlng=en