Two alternative ways of analysing selection experiments are to compare response with selection differential and to fit an individual animal model by maximum likelihood. A technique is suggested to enable the information from between lines on the heritability estimate to be quantified and an example is given.

R. Thompson, Kevin D Atkins

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume XIII. Plenary lectures, molecular genetics and mapping, selection, prediction and estimation., , 257–260, 1990
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