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Partial least square (PLS) models were developed from Fourier transform mid-infrared (MIR) spectra, externally validated, and are being used commercially in the US for direct measurement of: * Groups of milk fatty acids [i.e., de novo (DN), mixed origin (MO), and preformed fatty (PF) acids] * Fatty ...

Author(s)
Barbano, D. M.; Dann, H. M.; Melilli, C.; Grant, R. J.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 101-118
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The new CombiFossTM 7 DC is the latest generation milk analyser from FOSS. The instrument allows to test raw milk for up to 19 parameters, including the new Differential Somatic Cell Count (DSCC) parameter, simultaneously at a speed of up to 600 samples per hour. DSCC represents the proportion of...

Author(s)
Schwarz, D.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 119-125
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Metabolic diseases in early lactation have significant negative effects on dairy cow health and welfare, and farm profitability. The most commonly described metabolic diseases are ketosis, hypocalcaemia, and hypomagnesaemia. Subclinical metabolic diseases, which are not associated with obvious...

Author(s)
Luke, T. D. W.; Rochfort, S.; Wales, W. J.; Pryce, J. E.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 209-216
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Currently, programmes for monitoring udder health in the frame of dairy herd improvement (DHI) testing are based on the analysis of somatic cell counts (SCC). However, mastitis remains the most prevalent and costly disease in the dairy cattle industry worldwide. Approximately 70 to 80% of the...

Author(s)
Schwarz, D.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 105-112
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Breeding goals are revised worldwide according to the needs of farmers but also considering requirements from the consumers. Recently, farmers in Austria expressed their demand for further developments in the areas of metabolism, claw health and feed efficiency. The core challenge is to define...

Author(s)
Zottl, K.; Koeck, A.; Fuerst-Waltl, B.; Pfeiffer, C.; Steininger, F.; Gruber, L.; Ledinek, M.; Fuerst, C.; Egger-Danner, C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 183-188
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Sophisticated statistical methods are used to predict the genetic merit of individuals. By utilizing millions of performance records from daughters, parents and other relatives, genetic and environmental effects are well separated to predict the genetic worth of each animal. Their application has...

Author(s)
Miglior, F.; Finocchiaro, R.; Malchiodi, F.; Fleming, A.; Brito, L.; Baes, C. F.; Jamrozik, J.; Martin, P.; Chesnais, J.; Schenkel, F. S.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 23-30
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Comprehensive new selection indices have been developed for Holstein, Jersey (Dairy) and Bonsmara (Beef) breeds in South Africa. In all cases the developments were based on the common practices followed in local production systems, biological knowledge, prices realised for the products, costs of...

Author(s)
Westhuizen, J. van der; Westhuizen, R. R. van der; Banga, C. B.; Theron, H. E.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 199-204
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Valacta, the Quebec centre of expertise in dairy production, formerly known as Dairy Herd Analysis Service, has been assisting, since 1986, several developing regions to establish milk recording operations. The Canadian International Development Agency has been the major financial partner...

Author(s)
Monardes, H.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 1-4
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The objective of this study was to describe the usage of FOSS's ketosis screening tool in dairy herd improvement (DHI) laboratories around the world and further summarise their experience on the usability of the tool for dairy farmers. Ketosis is a costly metabolic disorder which usually occurs in...

Author(s)
Schwarz, D.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 93-99
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The use of Real-time PCR tests to identify mastitis pathogens are growing, as they are faster and more sensitive than conventional bacteriological culturing, especially for Mycoplasma detection. Since 2014 a quantitative real-time PCR test kit (Mastit 4, DNA Diagnostic) has been commercially...

Author(s)
Katholm, J.; Pedersen, A.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 101-104

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