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Angus HeiferSELECT Genetic Effects Table

The Angus HeiferSELECT genetic effects table enables you to assess genetic differences between heifers tested with Angus HeiferSELECT in real terms by providing the predicted genetic difference per ten (10) unit change in Angus HeiferSELECT value.

The genetic effects table can be used to predict the difference in progeny performance between two females. For example, a female with a Yearling Weight genetic prediction of 80 would be expected to produce progeny that are, on average, 16 kg heavier at 13-14 months of age than a female with a Yearling Weight genetic prediction of 30, all other things being equal.

[Working: 6.5 kg genetic difference per 10 unit HeiferSELECT value, 32.5 kg (6.5 x 5) genetic difference per 50 unit HeiferSELECT value, 16.25 kg (32.5 / 2) progeny difference (as females only contribute half of the genetics to the progeny, with the remainder coming from the sire to which they are joined)]