A first application of an animal model on french field recorded performance is presented. The data used in analysis are 210 day-weight of animals from the Limousine reference sire testing program of natural service bulls. The solving method of the mixed model equations used is an iterative on data method. Future improvements of the evaluation procedure are discussed.

D. Laloe, F. Menissier

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume XV. Beef cattle, sheep and pig genetics and breeding, fibre, fur and meat quality., , 327–329, 1990
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