EBV

EBV Submission Form

Database

EBV calculations are based on data updated January 2024. The current database has a breed average of 10.4 for hip scores with a heretiability of 51% and 25% for hips and elbows respectively

Data Entry

The more dogs entered in the database the more accurate the EBV. Please add your dog’s Hip and Elbow information.

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Owner's Details

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Dog's Details

Dogs Date of Birth
Sex
Date of X-ray

About the Database

EBV calculations are based on data updated Janurary 2024.

The current database has a breed average of 10.4 for hip scores with a heritability of 51% and 95% correlation between the left and right hip.

For elbows the heritability is 25% and 57% correlation between the left and right elbow.

EBVs using newly entered data will be calculated yearly. Next update due December 2024.

Thank you to the breeders who have submitted their test results enabling the initial calculation of ebv for Hip and Elbow Dysplasia in Australian & New Zealand Golden Retrievers.

Estimated Breeding Values were determined using the animal model and a generalised Linear Mixed Model. The MCMCglmm R package was used for the calculations.