DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF EXPERIMENTS ON THE METHODS OF ESTIMATING VARIANCE COMPONENTS IN FARM ANIMALS.

ABSTRACT A two-stage nested design with unequal replications was used in this study with an intention to capture the variability effects in the model. Moreover, five different methods of variance component estimation which were randomly chosen from the frequency approach were compared in this study. These methods which were Analysis of Variance method (ANOVA), Quasi-maximum-likelihood […]

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