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Computer exercises prediction of breeding values | Print |

In these exercises the students set up the mixed model equations for small numerical examples and use Microsoft Excel Matrix operations to get solutions - to predict BLUP breeding values. The assignment includes examples of different BLUP models. The assignment is given as a Pdf document and the solution to each exercise in a separate Excel-file. The exercises were provided by the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden.

Exercise 1: Sire model with no fixed effects Exercise 1 Solution
Exercise 2: Sire model with fixed effect of herd Exercise 2 Solution
Exercise 3: Animal model with herd effect Exercise 3 Solution
Exercise 4: Animal model with herd effect and
Exercise 4 Solution
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