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Jong, G. de
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 323-324
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This proceedings contains topics on the developments in animal recording, evaluation of animals and their traits, and the latest technologies related with the different steps of the milk production chain. This tracks the new tools for the service of various phases of domestic animal recording at...

Author(s)
Kujina, E.; Galvanoska, E.; Leray, O.; Mosconi, C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 390 pp.
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Rehben, E.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 317-318
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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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In 2007, the number of calves registered from beef herds in Ireland with sire details was 168,000. In 2008, it was 741,000. This represents an increase of over 440%. Having an integrated approach to performance recording whereby all data recorded for statutory and non-statutory purposes are...

Author(s)
Coughlan, S.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 129-131
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From 1998, individual identification and traceability became essential for major cattle breeding countries. In France starting in the 70's, all the premises and the cattle were identified as early as 1978. The national system is managed by the Ministry of Agriculture with the responsibilities of...

Author(s)
Marguin, L.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 61-67
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Although 92% of cows in Estonia are in milk recording, the size of population still remains smaller than in most countries. The Animal Recording Centre (Jõudluskontrolli Keskus) is a state agency which offers in addition to milk recording also services to the breeders of other animal species. The...

Author(s)
Ilves, K.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 165-170
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As most countries where genetic selection for milk production has been conducted, France has been faced a continuous degradation of reproductive performances in dairy cattle especially in the Holstein breed. A research and development programme conducted by UNCEIA and its partners has been proposed ...

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Ponsart, C.; Frappat, B.; Seegers, H.; Freret, S.; Paccard, P.; Gatien, J.; Salvetti, P.; David, X.; Humblot, P.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 37-46
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As the farming industry focuses ever closer on health and welfare, it is fitting that Holstein-UK has launched an innovative educational and breeding tool which has the potential to transform understanding of the form, movement and condition of the milking cow. The Virtual Cow is the first fully...

Author(s)
Andrews, L.; Gribbon, J.; Richardson, H.; Ward, G.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 295-300
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Beef production remains the single largest segment of American agricultural production and is a geographically dispersed production system with many independent players in each industry segment. Economic signals for changes in genetic merit or product attributes are often not clearly communicated...

Author(s)
Weaber, R. L.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 133-143

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