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M. H. Van Melis, Oliveira, H. N., Eler, J. P., Ferraz, J. B. S., Casellas, J., and Varona, L., Additive genetic relationship of longevity with fertility and production traits in Nellore cattle based on bivariate models, vol. 9, pp. 176-187, 2010.
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D. C. Cucco, Ferraz, J. B. S., Eler, J. P., Balieiro, J. C. C., Mattos, E. C., and Varona, L., Genetic parameters for postweaning traits in Braunvieh cattle, vol. 9, pp. 545-553, 2010.
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