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$API What is an Economic Selection Index?

Economic Selection Indexes are the universally accepted means of maximizing profit via selection in livestock production.

Economic Selection Indexes provide a single value, reported in dollars, that estimate an animal’s relative economic value as a parent under a particular production scenario.

 
 

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