sire index

noun

: a measure of the prepotency and quality of a sire in terms of the production of his offspring and especially in respect to characteristics (such as egg or milk production) that he cannot himself exhibit compare progeny test

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“Sire index.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sire%20index. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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