Each year, the genetic base used to express genetic evaluations in Canada is updated in conjunction with the first official release. The definition of each genetic base used is therefore as follows:
The table below indicates the amount of base change realized in 2019 compared to 2018 for each trait and breed. For LPI, the following base adjustments reflect the change to the new scale with half the variance compared to previous years.
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