Single-Step: Next Generation in Genetic Evaluations

Genomic evaluations first arrived in 2009 and created a revolution in Holstein breeding that more than doubled the rate of genetic gain. Continued refinements and improvements have produced incremental increases in the accuracy of these evaluations over the years since then. Now the next generation technology that will be implemented in the coming years is “single-step” evaluations. What is “single-step” and what are the advantages?

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