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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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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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Miglior, F.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 331-332
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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 ...

Author(s)
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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NMR has provided an on line application for use by customers since 2005 called Herd Companion- an information management system for customers benefiting from NMR (National Milk Records) and NML (National Milk Laboratories) services. It allows farmers and their advisors to view fertility, health,...

Author(s)
Craven, T.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 97-112
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The milk production increase of the individual cow and the growth in dairy cow herd size in the last decades are generating new challenges for health and reproduction performance in the modern dairy farms. Detection of oestrus and early diagnosis of sick cows are important keys in the management of ...

Author(s)
Arazi, A.; Ishay, E.; Aizinbud, E.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 113-127

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