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Abstract

Artificial insemination has been used to improve production in Brazilian dairy cattle; however, this can lead to problems due to increased inbreeding. To evaluate the effect of the magnitude of inbreeding coefficients on predicted transmitting abilities (PTAs) for milk traits of Holstein and Jersey ...

Author(s)
Soares, M. P.; Gaya, L. G.; Lorentz, L. H.; Batistel, F.; Rovadoscki, G. A.; Ticiani, E.; Zabot, V.; Domenico, Q. di; Madureira, A. P.; Pértile, S. F. N.
Publisher
FUNPEC, Brazil
Citation
Genetics and Molecular Research, 2011, 10, 3, pp 1942-1947
Abstract

This study investigates the distribution of management traits, such as calving ease, maternal calving ease, productive life, and daughter pregnancy rate of Holstein and Jersey dairy bulls provided by semen companies in Brazil. Data from 392 Holstein and 92 Jersey bulls were located in the websites...

Author(s)
Zabot, V.; Domenico, Q. di; Soares, M. P.; Gaya, L. de G.; Lorentz, L. H.; Rovadoscki, G. A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2009, 10, Supplement 1, pp 859-864
Abstract

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

This study investigates the distribution of linear traits, rear udder height, udder width, udder depth, udder cleft, and fore udder attachment 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...

Author(s)
Rovadoscki, G. A.; Soares, M. P.; Gaya, L. de G.; Lorentz, L. H.; Zabot, V.; Batistel, F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2009, 10, Supplement 1, pp 836-841