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The current goals of the Central Association of Austrian Cattle Breeders were discussed with emphasis on the improvements of cattle breeds in Austria using genome analysis to optimize production and develop disease resistance while maintaining the health and welfare of the animals.

Author(s)
Lindner, S.
Publisher
Höhere Bundeslehr- und Forschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Irdning-Donnersbachtal, Austria
Citation
24. Wintertagung: Von Milchseen zur Butterknappheit. Was Kommt als Nächstes? 1-2 Februar 2018, Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Austria, 2018, pp 27-28
Abstract

Lactation persistency (cow's ability to maintain milk production after reaching its peak) is a very important economic characteristic in the dairy cattle production system. Different definition and functions for describing and measuring of this trait were proposed by researchers. The random...

Author(s)
Torshizi, M. E.; Mashhadi, M. H.; Farhangfar, H.
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2019, 89, 6, pp 607-614
Abstract

This study aimed to compare feed efficiency measures of Nellore beef cattle on different residual intake and gain (RIG) classes. We used data from 610 animals weighing on average 236.33 kg and average of 283 days of age from feedlot performance tests carried out between 2005 and 2012. Animals were...

Author(s)
Figueiredo, D. M. de; Mercadante, M. E. Z.; Pires, A. V.; Branco, R. H.; Ribeiro, E. G.; Dallago, G. M.; Schorer, M.; Rocha, P. R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 2, pp 449-456
Abstract

For decades, reasons for culling of German dairy cows have been routinely recorded by the milk recording organizations. Some culling reasons are a direct reference to health traits, which have gained in importance over the recent years. The aim of this study is to determine the potential use of...

Author(s)
Heise, J.; Stock, K. F.; Rensing, S.; Simianer, H.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2018, 90, 1, pp 13-26
Abstract

The paper is initiated to design appropriate conservation strategies and breeding scheme for Fogera cattle breed that will be used as a guide for other Ethiopian indigenous cattle breed. Two types of data, on-farm and on-station, were used; the on-farm data was collected from three districts,...

Author(s)
Assemu Tesfa; Dilip Kumar; Solomon Abegaz; Getinet Mekuriaw
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Advances in Agriculture, 2017, 2017, pp Article ID 2149452
Abstract

Author(s)
Upadhyay, R. C.
Publisher
Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 2018, 70, 4, pp 124-127
Abstract

Many breeding programs have been implemented in developing countries, many of which have been unsuccessful. To better understand the failure of these breeding programs, it is proposed to analyze their adequacy with innovations that are actually adopted by smallholders. The proposed methodology...

Author(s)
Camara, Y.; Moula, N.; Sow, F.; Sissokho, M. M.; Antoine-Moussiaux, N.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2019, 13, 2, pp 417-426
AbstractFull Text

Dairy cattle require healthy, functional udders to produce high-quality food for human consumption. Consumers also expect their food to be produced in a manner that safeguards animal health and welfare. Clinical and subclinical mastitis are the most frequent and costly diseases associated with...

Author(s)
Cole, J. B.; Egger-Danner, C.; Bradley, A. J.; Gengler, N.; Heringstad, B.; Pryce, J. E.; Stock, K. F.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 151-156
Abstract

Genetic trends are commonly used to verify genetic improvement; however, there are few reports on beef cattle in Mexico. Data from 1998 to 2013 from four Charolais bull breeding farms were examined to verify the genetic responses to different breeding management and selection criteria. Analysis...

Author(s)
Parra-Bracamonte, G. M.; Lopez-Villalobos, N.; Morris, S. T.; Sifuentes-Rincón, A. M.; Lopez-Bustamante, L. A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2016, 48, 8, pp 1729-1738
Abstract

This article describes the characteristics of the Information Network for Animal Productivity and Health (INAPH) database in India. This database, which was started in 2007, contains information on the registration, artificial insemination records, genetic improvement, nutrition and health care of...

Author(s)
Nayee, N. G.; Ambaliya, R. M.; Sujit Saha; Trivedi, K. R.; Mohan Namjoshi
Publisher
Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 2016, 68, 9, pp 84-88

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