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As most countries where genetic selection for milk production has been conducted, France has been faced a continuous degradation of reproductive performances in dairy cattle especially in the Holstein breed. A research and development programme conducted by UNCEIA and its partners has been proposed ...

Author(s)
Ponsart, C.; Frappat, B.; Seegers, H.; Freret, S.; Paccard, P.; Gatien, J.; Salvetti, P.; David, X.; Humblot, P.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 37-46
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The increased development of international trade in animal genetic has made worldwide comparability and equivalence recognition forf animal performance measurement a topical issue. This is especially the case for milk recording where milk analysis is a major issue. To assure a harmonised analytical ...

Author(s)
Leray, O.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 263-270
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Emerging animal health related issues and improved animal health management require sufficient comparable data. In the EADGENE Health Data Comparison Project a pilot study indicated that, both across Europe and between species, animal health data collection is fragmented and lacks harmonisation....

Author(s)
Neeteson, A.; Aumüller, R.; Bleriot, G.; Hoste, S.; Jones, G.; Jones, H.; Malafosse, A.; Neuteboom, M.; Oostenbach, P.; Rehben, E.; Sanden, A. van der
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 79-91
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Livestock production faces specific challenges due to a rise in population numbers, urbanization and economic development in the developing world. A substantial increase in demand for meat in these countries will offer larger market opportunities for livestock producers. Developing countries from...

Author(s)
Scholtz, M. M.; McManus, C.; Mwai, O.; Seixas, L.; Louvandini, H.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 221-231
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Animal identification and recording have a critical role to play in enhancing food security and rural development, particularly in the poor countries of the world. A survey was conducted to assess the current status of animal identification and recording (AI&R) systems in 23 developing countries...

Author(s)
Banga, C. B.; Besbes, B.; Balvay, B.; Chazo, L.; Jamaa, O. M.; Rozstalnyy, A.; Rovere, G.; Toto, A.; Trivedi, K. R.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 53-59
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In modern dairy farms, cows are milked at different stages of lactation, while a relatively large number of their glands is infected with a variety of bacteria. Thus, bulk milk quality depends on the mixture of the milked quarters. Even though many dairy animals with subclinical chronic infections...

Author(s)
Leitner, G.; Silanikove, N.; Merin, U.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 1-5
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A comprehensive database system, integrated with DHIA and automatic milk recording has been used for total management of a herd with 7600 female animals located in Florida. Cow identity is provided by Allflex RFID tags. The herd's primary data resides in PCDART along with real-time milk weights and ...

Author(s)
Webb, D. W.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 249-251
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This proceedings contains topics on the developments in animal recording, evaluation of animals and their traits, and the latest technologies related with the different steps of the milk production chain. This tracks the new tools for the service of various phases of domestic animal recording at...

Author(s)
Kujina, E.; Galvanoska, E.; Leray, O.; Mosconi, C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 390 pp.
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An Austrian wide health monitoring system for cattle has been established since 2006. A monitoring tool based on somatic cell count (SCC) is a further step for early and accurate awareness of subclinical mastitis cases. A logistic regression model based on the Dairy Herd Improvement (DHI) data for...

Author(s)
Winter, P.; Hofrichter, J.; Obritzhauser, W.; Zottl, K.; Egger-Danner, C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 153-157
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With Herd Navigator frequent measurements ensures close monitoring of the herd to allow pro active action on a number of parameters such as reproduction parameters, mastitis, ketosis and urea. It is evident that alerts informing the herd manager about need for insemination or other immediate...

Author(s)
Asmussen, T.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 291-293

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