5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Gene Combination Value
- Tandem Selection
- Producing Ability
- Selection Intensity
- Environmental Uniformity
- a Strictness of selection criteria.
- b performance potential for a repeated trait in an individual.
- c Important for individual performance
- d Manage animals to keep environmental effects as similar as possible across the population.
- e Select for one trait at a time. After reaching the target for the first trait begin selecting for the next trait.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Indicator of the expected change in one trait relative to change in another trait in a population.
- Measure of the strength of the relationship between P and BV for a trait in a population.
- Reduce potential measurement error, use most precise measurement as possible.
- Multiple trait selection reduces selection intensity compared to selection for a single trait.
- Nutrition, track conditions, illnesses
5 True/False questions
Correlation → Indicator of the expected change in one trait relative to change in another trait in a population.
Generation Interval → Strictness of selection criteria.
Accuracy of Selection → Correlation between true BV and predicted breeding value for a trait in a population.
Repeatability → Measure of the strength of the relationship between repeated records for a trait in a population.
Sire Summaries → Ratio of individual performance compared to contemporary group mean.