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Topics of this Swine Genetics Handbook range from economic impact of genetic improvement through inbreeding, multiple trait selection and crossbreeding systems. Currently, the HANDBOOK contains the following fourteen fact sheets.

 
Swine Genetics Handbook

NSIF-FS1 The Economic Impact of Genetic Improvement
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NSIF-FS2 Basic Concepts of Genetic Improvement
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NSIF-FS3 Genetic Parameters and Their Use in Swine Breeding
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NSIF-FS4 Inbreeding in Swine
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NSIF-FS5 Performance Records for Selection Programs
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NSIF-FS6 Environmental Effects and Adjustment Factors
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NSIF-FS7 Performance Records on Relatives
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NSIF-FS8 Estimating Genetic Merit
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NSIF-FS9 Application of Selection Concepts for Genetic Improvement
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NSIF-FS10 Multiple Trait Selection for Pork Improvement
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NSIF-FS11 Utilizing Central Boar Test Stations to Enhance Genetic Progress
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NSIF-FS12 Genetic Evaluation Programs
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NSIF-FS13 Across-Herd Genetic Evaluation of Swine
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NSIF-FS14 Genetic Improvement of Sire and Dam Lines for Enhanced Performance of Terminal Crossbreeding Systems
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NSIF-FS15 Selection Programs for Seedstock Producers
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NSIF-FS16 The National Swine Improvement Federation Guidelines For Ultrasonic Certification Programs
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NSIF-FS17 Understanding and Using Performance Data in Judging Classes
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