Genetics of Lifetime Reproductive Performance in Italian Heavy Draught Horse Mares

Our aims were to find a phenotypic variable to express mares’ lifetime reproductive performance after 6 breeding seasons (BS) in Italian Heavy Draught Horse breed (IHDH), and to estimate its heritability. At first, 1487 mares in a training dataset were used to implement and validate a set of predict...

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Main Authors: Roberto Mantovani, Fabio Folla, Giuseppe Pigozzi, Shogo Tsuruta, Cristina Sartori
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2020-06-01
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