AIPL: Services
You are here: Beltsville Area Home / Beltsville Agricultural Research Center / Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory / Animal Improvement Program
This website will not be updated during a lapse in federal funding. Content on this website will not be current or maintained until funding issues have been resolved.

Products & Services

Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory services

Genetic evaluations and their documentation are available at the Council of Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) web site.


  • FINDHAP, a program to find haplotypes and impute genotypes from multiple marker sets.
  • BESTPRED, a set of programs for best prediction of lactation yields.
  • MTDFREML, a set of programs for estimation of genetic (co)variances using multiple-trait derivative-free restricted maximum likelihood.
  • MTGSAM, a multiple-trait Gibbs sampler for animal models.

Last Modified: 01/12/2017