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This study investigates the scoring distribution of foot and leg linear type traits, rear legs (side and rear view), and foot angle of Holstein and Jersey dairy bulls provided by semen companies in Brazil. Registers of 392 Holstein and 92 Jersey bulls were found in the websites of these companies,...

Author(s)
Rovadoscki, G. A.; Soares, M. P.; Gaya, L. de G.; Lorentz, L. H.; Batistel, F.; Pértile, S. F. N.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2009, 10, Supplement 1, pp 830-835
Abstract

The objective of this study was to identify genetic markers and genomic regions associated with susceptibility to Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis (MAP) infection in Holstein cattle. Associated single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) were identified by genotyping 521 MAP-infected Holstein...

Author(s)
Kirkpatrick, B. W.; Shi, X.; Shook, G. E.; Collins, M. T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2011, 42, 2, pp 149-160
Abstract

The follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) acts on the sertoli cells in the seminiferous tubules of the testis and regulates spermatogenesis up to the secondary spermatocyte stage. Allelic and genotypic frequencies of bovine follicular stimulating hormone (exon III) gene were studied for 83 animals...

Author(s)
Ghasemi, M. V.; Ghorbani, A.; Beheshti, R.
Publisher
Scholars Research Library, India
Citation
Annals of Biological Research, 2012, 3, 4, pp 1783-1785
Abstract

We have previously shown that Holstein cows selected for their homozygous favorable ("fertil+") or unfavorable ("fertil-") haplotype at one quantitative trait loci (QTL) of female fertility located on chromosome 3 (QTL-F-Fert-BTA3) had a different success rate 35 and 90 days after the first ...

Author(s)
Coyral-Castel, S.; Brisard, D.; Touzé, J. L.; Dupont, M.; Ramé, C.; Uzbekova, S.; Dupont, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2012, 77, 9, pp 1822-1833
Abstract

The somatotropic axis is a key metabolic pathway during transition from late pregnancy to early lactation in dairy cows. The first objective of this study was to determine the feasibility of selecting cows with persistent differences in total insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) concentration by...

Author(s)
Piechotta, M.; Kedves, K.; Araujo, M. G.; Hoeflich, A.; Metzger, F.; Heppelmann, M.; Muscher-Banse, A.; Wrenzycki, C.; Pfarrer, C.; Schuberth, H. J.; Hoedemaker, M.; Bollwein, H.; Kaske, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2013, 96, 6, pp 3737-3749
Abstract

Feet and leg problems have a major effect on the well-being and lifespan of the dairy cow and thus are economically important to the dairy farmer. Apart from approaches using genetic selection for classical traits from conformation scoring, attempts for genetic improvement can be based either on...

Author(s)
Swalve, H. H.; Floren, C.; Wensch-Dorendorf, M.; Schöpke, K.; Pijl, R.; Wimmers, K.; Brenig, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2014, 97, 1, pp 507-519
Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine if high milk-yielding Holstein cows testing positive for bovine tuberculosis (bTB) are affected in their reproductive performance and milk yield. For this purpose, 1044 healthy cows and 105 bTB reactor cows were used. Tuberculosis reactor cows were from...

Author(s)
Mellado, M.; Reséndiz, D.; Martínez, A. M.; Santiago, M. A. de; Véliz, F. G.; García, J. E.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2015, 47, 6, pp 1061-1066
Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the association between ambient temperature and humidity, vaginal temperature, and automated activity monitoring in synchronized cows. Lactating Holstein cows (n=641; 41.5±9.4 kg of milk/d) were fitted with leg-mounted pedometers, resulting in 843...

Author(s)
Polsky, L. B.; Madureira, A. M. L.; Drago Filho, E. L.; Soriano, S.; Sica, A. F.; Vasconcelos, J. L. M.; Cerri, R. L. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2017, 100, 10, pp 8590-8601

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