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Performance Line However, to achieve the highest accuracy levels, an animal still needs data reported on their progeny. So, don’t toss out your scales just yet! I Table 1. Progeny Equivalents for genomic results on non-parent, genotyped animals Trait CE CEM BW WW YW MILK STAY Progeny Equivalents 15 3 21 22 24 18 25 Table 2. Progeny required to achieve various accuracy levels for traits of different heritabilities. BIF Accuracy 2 Low (0.1) Heritability (h 2 ) Moderate (0.3) 0.01 0.02 0.05 0.08 0.13 0.20 0.29 0.40 0.56 0.99 1 2 4 8 13 22 38 79 167 3800 1 1 2 3 5 7 12 22 53 1225 20 | NOVEMBER 2018 High (0.5) 1 1 1 2 3 4 7 13 30 700