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From: "Dora Smith" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Program for inbreeding coefficients
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2006 10:12:47 -0500
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Anne:

I did see this, and other discussions like it. Problem is, it doesn't tell
how to actually use the formula to calculate an actual coefficient of
inbreeding. The discussion of what to do with the formula is quite vague.

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, TX

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Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2006 7:35 PM
Subject: Re: [DNA] Program for inbreeding coefficients


> In a message dated 10/26/2006 4:31:32 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
>
>> I haven't yet found what I really want, which is the formula for
>> computing
>> the coefficient of inbreeding.
>
> The very first message I composed on this topic gave you a reference to
> Hartl's textbook, which you could read online, with a discussion of how to
> apply
> the formula to more complex pedigrees. If you have an aversion to Amazon,
> Google
> on <inbreeding coefficient formula> for more examples. The first hit I get
> works through an example of a moderately complex pedigree. The formula
> doesn't
> lend itself to being written out in plain text, however.
>
> http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/dairy/404-080/inbreedapp.html
>
> Ann Turner
>
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