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Abstract

The paper deals with different new developments and possibilities in beef recording systems and benefits it could have for primary and secondary beneficiaries. Developments are discussed under: integration of recording, genetic evaluation and breeding plans; measurement methods; information and...

Author(s)
Westhuizen, J. van der; Bergh, L.; Grogan, A.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 151-153
Abstract

A new Cattle Breeding Database has recently been implemented in Ireland. All pedigree animals and those non-pedigree animals on which information is available are now stored on this central database. This development has necessitated a full review of the procedures used to record data, undertake...

Author(s)
Grogan, A.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2004. Proceedings of the 34th Biennial Session of ICAR, Sousse, Tunisia, 28th May-3rd June, 2004, 2004, pp 133-139
Abstract

Every two years ICAR publishes a beef performance recording survey. This paper describes the survey and its changes during the last 18 years. It gives figures about countries who answer (for seven in 1986 to 26 in 2002) and briefly describes the more important countries for beef performance...

Author(s)
Journaux, L.; Schild, H. J.; Grogan, A.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 135-138