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CAB Reviews

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A review. Phenotypic and genetic correlation estimates among beef cattle traits were taken from an extensive search of the animal breeding literature from 1940 to 1991. Unweighted means among 38 traits are presented; estimates were missing or poorly estimated for many trait combinations, including...

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Koots, K. R.; Gibson, J. P.; Wilton, J. W.
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Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1994, 62, 11, pp 825-853

The number of published h2 estimates for some beef traits is sufficient to conduct analyses to determine factors affecting the estimates, and to make recommendations regarding appropriate mean values. A literature search found a total of 1656 h2s for 70 traits from 287 studies covering 45 years...

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Koots, K. R.; Gibson, J. P.; Smith, C.; Wilton, J. W.
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Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1994, 62, 5, pp 309-338

A variety of dairy cattle breeding strategies have been applied or proposed in specialised and in subsistence (traditional) production systems in developing countries. The performance and/or adaptation of indigenous cattle, European/temperature dairy breeds and their crosses under different...

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Bondoc, O. L.; Smith, C.; Gibson, J. P.
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Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1989, 57, 10, pp 819-829

Economic and social factors have recently focused attention on the possibility of genetically altering milk composition to meet more closely the demand for the various constituents of milk. The extent to which milk composition might be altered in both the long and short term, the disparity between...

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Gibson, J. P.
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Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1987, 55, 4, pp 231-243

The strategy of developing, testing, selecting, breeding and disseminating transgenic stocks is discussed. It is now possible to introduce foreign DNA into the germ line of farm livestock. The transgenic animals produced offer new opportunities for the genetic improvement of economic merit. Useful...

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Smith, C.; Meuwissen, T. H. E.; Gibson, J. P.
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Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1987, 55, 1, pp 1-10