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Artificial insemination of cattle became a commercial reality in 1936, and in 1952 the first calves were born as a result of freeze-thawed semen insemination. The long-held aspiration for pre determination of sex became a reality with the development of sperm sorting technology with the first...

Author(s)
Burnell, M.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Livestock, 2019, 24, 6, pp 282-286
Abstract

Jersey cattle are the second most prominent breed in the United States and represent a growing portion of the dairy cow population in the United States. The objectives of our study were to determine the male lineages of Jersey sires with official genetic evaluations and to determine whether there...

Author(s)
Dechow, C. D.; Liu, W. S.; Idun, J. S.; Maness, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2018, 101, 3, pp 2281-2284
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Nordic Cattle Genetic Evaluation (NAV) has recently updated the joint Nordic fertility evaluation launched in 2005. Countries belonging to EuroGenomics Cooperative are harmonizing fertility evaluations to increase the benefit of using the common reference population for genomic evaluation. As a...

Author(s)
Tyrisevä, A. M.; Muuttoranta, K.; Pösö, J.; Nielsen, U. S.; Eriksson, J. Å.; Aamand, G. P.; Mäntysaari, E. A.; Lidauer, M. H.
Publisher
Interbull Centre, Uppsala, Sweden
Citation
Interbull Bulletin, 2017, No.51, pp 57-62
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Author(s)
Walsh, J. P.; Coates, A.; Lima, F.; Smith, R.; Oikonomou, G.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2017, 25, 3, pp 160-161
Abstract

Background Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) infection in cattle is a significant economic concern in many countries, with annual costs to the UK and Irish governments of approximately Euro 190 million and Euro 63 million, respectively, for bTB control. The existence of host additive and non-additive...

Author(s)
Richardson, I. W.; Berry, D. P.; Wiencko, H. L.; Higgins, I. M.; More, S. J.; McClure, J.; Lynn, D. J.; Bradley, D. G.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 2016, 48, 19, pp (9 March 2016)
Abstract

Author(s)
Smith, A. K.; Norman, S. T.; Lievaart, J. J.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2015, 23, 1, pp 134-135
Abstract

Author(s)
Gordon, P.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2014, 44, 13, pp 6
Abstract

Publisher
Veepro Holland, Arnhem, Netherlands
Citation
Veepro Magazine, 2013, 84, pp 1-4
Abstract

Genetic improvement of dairy cows, which has increased the milk yield of cows in the UK by 1200 kg per lactation in 12 years, is an excellent example of the application of quantitative genetics to agriculture. The most important traits of dairy cattle are expressed only in females, but the main...

Author(s)
Brotherstone, S.; Goddard, M.
Publisher
Royal Society, London, UK
Citation
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences, 2005, 360, 1459, pp 1479-1488
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The fertility of 5 dairy herds was studied for 3 years while they initiated a programme of do-it-yourself artificial insemination (DIY AI) and kept a herd bull, and the financial impact of the new programme was assessed. The herds of approximately 100 cows were all Friesian pedigree, changing to...

Author(s)
Shaw, C.; Dobson, H.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1996, 139, 24, pp 594-597

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