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This article describes the history of the Swiss Fleckvieh dairy breed in Switzerland, the negative effects of crossbreeding and the implementation of new herdbook regulations regarding the conservation of this breed.

Author(s)
Barenco, A.
Publisher
Schweizerischer Fleckviehzuchtverband, Zollikofen, Switzerland
Citation
SwissHerdbook Bulletin, 2019, No.7, pp 6-9
Abstract

This article describes the desirable traits and ranking of individual dual purpose bulls belonging to different breeds in Switzerland.

Author(s)
Barenco, A.
Publisher
Schweizerischer Fleckviehzuchtverband, Zollikofen, Switzerland
Citation
SwissHerdbook Bulletin, 2018, No.8, pp 14-16
AbstractFull Text

Dual purpose Simmental breed represents dominant part of Croatian cattle population which is mainly raised in a limited number of countries (Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, north Italy, Slovenia, and Croatia). Holstein is the second largest breed population in Croatia. In order to maintain and...

Author(s)
Špehar, M.; Ivkic, Z.; Drazic, M.; Barac, Z.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.22, pp 79-84
AbstractFull Text

Continuing price pressures on milk, as well as consumer demands for quality products from healthy animals, result in increasing interest in novel traits for breeding programs but also for optimization of herd management to reduce costs. To facilitate improved herd management, easier access and...

Author(s)
Koblmüller, M.; Mayerhofer, M.; Obritzhauser, W.; Wöckinger, M.; Zottl, K.; Weissensteiner, R.; Fuerst-Waltl, B.; Steininger, F.; Firth, C.; Egger-Danner, C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 197-202
Abstract

This article reports on the statistical figures for the performance of dairy herds in Switzerland for the year 2015-2016, highlights focused on the milk production performance, regulations and control of the operations recorded in the Swiss herdbook, profitability, reproduction, selection of high...

Publisher
Schweizerischer Fleckviehzuchtverband, Zollikofen, Switzerland
Citation
SwissHerdbook Bulletin, 2016, No.7, pp 6-12
Abstract

In 2014, a total of 2 326 948 semen portions were put into turnover, including 1 258 103 (54,06%) semen portions of purebred boars, 290 096 (12,47%) - of crossbred boars and 778 749 (33,47%) - of boars derived from hybrid companies.

Author(s)
Mucha, A.
Publisher
Instytut Zootechniki, Kraków, Poland
Citation
Stan Hodowli i Wyniki Oceny Świń , 2015, 33, pp 72-77
Abstract

A review on the importance of breeding values in bulls in the Swiss selection programme for producing genetically improved progeny was discussed.

Author(s)
Barenco, A.
Publisher
Schweizerischer Fleckviehzuchtverband, Zollikofen, Switzerland
Citation
SwissHerdbook Bulletin, 2015, No.6, pp 16-19
Abstract

Objectives of this study were to characterize single nucleotide polymorphisms in the promoter region of the bovine follicle stimulating hormone beta subunit gene, examine breed differences in polymorphisms, and determine effects of polymorphisms on semen quality. DNA samples were collected from 5...

Author(s)
Davis, A. J.; Kreider, D. L.; Rosenkrans, C. F., Jr.; Powell, J. G.; Rorie, R. W.; Looper, M. L.; Rowe, M. P.; Williams, C. L.; Page, R. J.; Lester, T. D.; Woolley, J. B.
Publisher
Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Arkansas System, Fayetteville, USA
Citation
Research Series - Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2013, No.606, pp 18-23
Abstract

This article discusses the different improvements in the traits of crossbred progenies from different cattle breeds (beef cattle and dairy cattle) which is a result of continuous research and implementation of different breeding programmes and reproductive technologies such as the use screened...

Author(s)
Bigler, A.
Publisher
Schweizerischer Fleckviehzuchtverband, Zollikofen, Switzerland
Citation
SwissHerdbook Bulletin, 2013, No.6, pp 3-15
Abstract

This article gives an overview of the opportunities and possibilities for farmers. The current status of using existing documentation requirements for the collection of health data has been used for project launch in 2006, with drug evidence as a starting point. The document has been extended to...

Author(s)
Egger-Danner, C.
Publisher
Schweizerischer Fleckviehzuchtverband, Zollikofen, Switzerland
Citation
SwissHerdbook Bulletin, 2013, No.4, pp 2-5

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