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Genomic evaluation for German Holstein is currently based on a reference population of more than 34,000 Holstein bulls. In order to achieve an even higher accuracy of genomic prediction and implement genomic selection timely also for new traits, routine genotyping of young heifers or lactating cows ...

Author(s)
Reents, R.; Liu, Z.; Alkhoder, H.; Segelke, D.; Stock, K.; Pasman, E.; Rensing, S.; Reinhardt, F.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 79-84
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In the United States, most dairy farmers who use on-farm dairy management systems voluntarily record health incidences to facilitate effective cattle management. However, there is no national effort to organize or regulate the recording of health data such as enforcing standard or consistent...

Author(s)
Clay, J. S.; Gaddis, K. L. P.; Maltecca, C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2013, No.17, pp 137-148