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Deer Progeny Test - AgResearch
Project that identifies and records deer performance and production traits in progeny raised in different commercial herds from a selection of stags. Outputs will be breeding values available on DEERSelect that enable objective comparison between stags (and indeed breeds) in a terminal carcass evaluation system and a maternal (replacement) system.

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Deer progeny test: initiation, goals and drivers
Abstract into objectives of the central progeny test operating in the deer industry

Background, rationale and description of the initiation of a Deer Progeny Test
Explanation as to operational aspects and desired outcomes of the deer industry's central progeny test for improving productivity by way of genetic selection of stags using productivity-based breeding values