harvey: Average daily gain for 65 Hereford steers.
To load the file into ASReml-R and view the contents use the commands:
library(asreml) data(package="asreml") data("harvey") View(harvey)
|A data frame with 8 columns and 65 rows:|
|Calf||A factor with 65 levels|
|Sire||A factor with 9 levels|
|Dam||A factor with 1 level|
|Line||A factor with 3 levels|
|ageOfDam||An integer vector|
|y1||Age at weaning|
|y3||Average daily gain (\times 100)|
The age at weaning, initial weight at the start of the test feeding period and average daily gain were recorded on 65 steers from 9 sires and 3 breeding lines; all of the steers were fed for the same length of time.
Harvey WR (1960). “Least-squares Analysis of Data with Unequal Subclass Frequencies.” Technical Report ARS 20-8, USDA, Agricultural Research Service. Reprinted with corrections as ARS H-4, 1975.