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Abstract

The articles compiled in the following publication elaborate on new technologies for animal performance recording, the application of national animal tracing databases, the use of data from permanent milk recording for official performance recording, the performance recording of beef traits and...

Author(s)
Crettenand, J.; Moll, J.; Mosconi, C.; Wegmann, S.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 363 pp.
Abstract

Within a very short time Switzerland has established an animal tracing database (ATDB) on which data of all claw animal holders (approximately 87 000) and cattle movements from birth to death are registered according to EU regulations. The Swiss ATDB was set up and is run by ATDB Corp., a private...

Author(s)
Schmitz-Hsu, F.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 101-103
Abstract

This paper lists important criteria the quality of commercial slaughterhouse data must fulfil in order to be used for genetic evaluation of beef or dual-purpose breeds. A short review of literature considering the use of data from slaughterhouses for genetic evaluation and corresponding research in ...

Author(s)
Stricker, C.; Berweger, M.; Schleppi, Y.; Schwager-Suter, R.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 123-129