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The number of dairy farms in the United States has seen a steady decrease from 70,375 herds in 2003 to 41,809 in 2016 while the number of dairy cattle has stayed relatively the same or even slightly increased from 9,103,000 milking cows in 2001 to 9,328,000 in 2016. Wisconsin statistics mirror the...

Author(s)
Fourdraine, R. H.; Coburn, A. D.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 1-7
Abstract

Development of database management software is an effective method to enter and retrieve information on each trait/animal, which subsequently adds to maintain animal health; to improve reproduction, genetics and milk production; and to optimize feeding in dairy cattle. In India, efforts have been...

Author(s)
Khan, T. A.; Gaur, G. K.
Publisher
Indian Society of Animal Production and Management, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Production and Management, 2013, 29, 3/4, pp unpaginated
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Cow fertility and health traits are of continued interest to breeders due to their economic importance and slow genetic progress. Optimized herd management is important for financially successful farming, thus it should include functional traits. Genomic selection provides new opportunities in...

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Strabel, T.; Nowak, T.; Rzewuska, K.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2015, No.19, pp 83-88
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Systematic improvement of animal health requires knowledge about the status quo and reliable measures to characterize it. In dairy herds, health monitoring has gained importance to ensure sustainable and cost-efficient milk production in accordance with public expectations. In this context,...

Author(s)
Stock, K. F.; Cole, J.; Pryce, J.; Gengler, N.; Bradley, A.; Andrews, L.; Heringstad, B.; Egger-Danner, C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2013, No.17, pp 75-81
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There are three bases for the calf production system performance: genetic improvement, which provides animals with better productive potential; the animal nutrition, which provides proper animal nutrition according to its physiological needs in order to sustain its genetic expression; and sanitary...

Author(s)
Oliveira, J. S. de; Zanine, A. de M.; Santos, E. M.
Publisher
Universidade Paranaense, Umuarama, Brazil
Citation
Arquivos de Ciências Veterinárias e Zoologia da UNIPAR, 2007, 10, 1, pp 39-48
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This proceedings cover several aspects of identification, breeding, production, health and recording of farm animals. There are a total of 68 papers included, discussing topics emphasizing electronic identification of animals, recording of artificial insemination data, performance recording, milk...

Author(s)
Sattler, J. D.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2009, No.13, pp 457 pp.

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