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The widespread use of artificial insemination in the pig industry has provided breeders with access to genetic material from superior boars from around the world. Selection of parent stock is based on estimated breeding values (EBVs), which are regularly computed in all countries performing genetic ...

Author(s)
Krüger, D. A.; Marle-Koster, E. van; Theron, H. E.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science, Hatfield, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 47, 5, pp 688-696
Abstract

Conventional methods of progeny testing dairy sires are discussed. A system of testing is put forward which could be applicable to South Africa, where at present less than 1 % of all dairy cows are milk-recorded. The system involves the testing of young A.I. bulls in approved state-owned herds (A), ...

Author(s)
Hofmeyr, J. H.
Publisher
Publ. Univ. Pretoria, Nuwe Reeks.,
Citation
Proceedings of the First Congress of the South African Genetic Society, July 1958., 1958, 7, pp 49-52
Abstract

One of the chief functions of the recently created (1951) Division of Animal Husbandry is to co-ordinate research in the various regions on the problem which dominates every aspect of animal production in the Union, that of the marked seasonal fluctuations in the quantity and quality of the...

Author(s)
Bonsma, F. N.
Citation
Animal husbandry, 1954, pp 52-53
Abstract

ABDERHALDEN, E., and HERRÉ, W. Die Anwendung der Abwehrproteinase-Reaktion für Fragen der Vererbung. [The application of protective proteinase reaction to genetical problems]: 45. ADDINGTON, L. H., and CUNNINGHAM, 0. C. An inherited di-mamilla in milk goats: 45-46. ANDERSON, JAMES. Artificial ...

Author(s)
R. C. Punnett.
Publisher
Cambridge : University Press.,
Citation
Proceedings of the Seventh International Genetical Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland, 23-30 August 1939., 1941, pp 336 pp.
Abstract

THE Secretary for Agriculture and Forestry reports on the situation created by war conditions and the developments in agricultural policy in response to them. As yet there has been no serious effect on agriculture and the Department has proceeded with its fundamental work in a fairly normal manner. ...

Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1940, 15, pp 441-543
Abstract

ACCOUNTS of the discussions in the livestock section of the Congress are incorporated with summaries of the papers presented [paging covers discussions]. These include: ABDER-HALDEN, E., and HERRE, W. The application of the protective proteinase reaction to problems of heredity: 40. Protein...

Publisher
Oliver & Boyd., Edinburgh, UK
Citation
Animal breeding in the light of genetics : Seventh International Genetical Congress (Section D)., 1939, pp 78 pp.
Abstract

THE Secretary for Agriculture and Forestry reports on the role played by agriculture in the national economy, progress with fundamental work, agricultural conditions during the year under review, and appeals to the individual farmer to give due consisderation to the interests of agriculture as a...

Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1939, 14, pp 465-593

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