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This chapter discusses the molecular techniques and tests used in animal breeding programmes and includes actual commercial applications in selection and current breeding programmes of beef cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and dairy cattle.

Author(s)
Nieuwhof, G. J.; Winters, M.; Avendano, S.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 195-201
Abstract

The old adage 'if you cannot measure it, you cannot manage it' is the effective cornerstone of milk recording. Milk recording's primary purpose is for on-farm management, the better to enable the farmer, stockman and breeder to make better decisions which will help him in his endeavours for...

Author(s)
Armitage, F.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 169-174
Abstract

This book contains 26 chapters divided into 4 sections regarding the livestock industry and possible application of research developments worldwide, development of research in the various fields of animal science (genetics, reproduction, immunology, health and animal products), current issues of...

Author(s)
Rosati, A.; Tewolde, A.; Mosconi, C.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 264 pp.
Abstract

This second publication of The World Association for Animal Production (WAAP) contains topics on the development of animal production systems in North and South America, Europe and Asia; achievements of research in animal breeding, selection, molecular genetics, reproduction science, nutrition,...

Author(s)
Rosati, A.; Tewolde, A.; Mosconi, C.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2005, 2005, pp 372 pp.
Abstract

The advances in reproductive technologies in cattle are presented, including multiple ovulation and embryo transfer (MOET); in vitro embryo production, maturation and fertilization and embryo culture and transfer. State of the art progress in other domestic animals including buffaloes, horses,...

Author(s)
Galli, C.; Lazzari, G.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
WAAP book of the year, 2003: a review on developments and research in livestock systems, 2004, pp 85-93
Abstract

The advances in molecular genetics in 2003 in terms of gene mapping, quantitative trait loci (QTL) identification and gene discovery in growth and body composition traits, milk and egg production, disease resistance, immune response and behaviour of domestic animals are reviewed, including cattle,...

Author(s)
Brenig, B.; Broad, T. E.; Cockett, N. E.; Eggen, A.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
WAAP book of the year, 2003: a review on developments and research in livestock systems, 2004, pp 73-84
Abstract

The main research achievements in animal breeding and genetics in 2003 (based on publications and journals) for beef and dairy cattle, sheep, goats and pigs are described, including yield traits, functional traits, molecular inheritance, breeding and selection strategies, parameter estimation,...

Author(s)
Banos, G.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
WAAP book of the year, 2003: a review on developments and research in livestock systems, 2004, pp 63-72
Abstract

This paper presents the production system for each of the main species groups (dairy, pigs, beef, sheep and goats, poultry meat, and poultry egg production) on an individual basis as they exist in 2004 in the USA and Canada.

Author(s)
Bull, L. S.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
WAAP book of the year, 2003: a review on developments and research in livestock systems, 2004, pp 13-20

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