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The World Holstein Friesian Federation registration working group reviews the recording of Genetic Traits prevalent in the Holstein breed with emphasis on harmonization and exchange of data. The term 'Genetic Trait' is used to describe a monogenetic inherited trait, i.e., one that is simply...

Author(s)
Niklitschek, S.; Lama, J.; Trejo, C.; Wickham, B.; Burke, M.; Mosconi, C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 287-290
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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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Author(s)
Mocquot, J. C.; Emanuelson, U.; Fikse, W. F.; Philipsson, J.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2004. Proceedings of the 34th Biennial Session of ICAR, Sousse, Tunisia, 28th May-3rd June, 2004, 2004, pp 299-307
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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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Author(s)
Hewitt, D.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2004. Proceedings of the 34th Biennial Session of ICAR, Sousse, Tunisia, 28th May-3rd June, 2004, 2004, pp 289
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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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Author(s)
Hewitt, D.
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 239-240
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Since 1998, the Argentine Holstein Association has being implementing the BLUP Animal Model methodology in order to estimate the genetic values of the breed regarding production and type. The present work aims at analysing the genetic values of the Argentine Holstein Breed. The data was taken from...

Author(s)
Casanova, D.; Andere, C. I.; Rodríguez, E. M.; Bergonzelli, P.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2004. Proceedings of the 34th Biennial Session of ICAR, Sousse, Tunisia, 28th May-3rd June, 2004, 2004, pp 185-194
Abstract

Five Holstein cows (21.0 L/d, 227 DIM) previously adapted to the omission of one milking weekly (Sunday pm) were used to study the effects of Sunday omission on milk yield, milk composition and udder health for 10 wk. Cows were milked twice a day at 8 am and 6 pm but on Sunday one milking only was...

Author(s)
Ayadi, M.; Caja, G.; Such, X.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2004. Proceedings of the 34th Biennial Session of ICAR, Sousse, Tunisia, 28th May-3rd June, 2004, 2004, pp 225-227
Abstract

>49 000 lactations and reproductive data of Holstein Friesian cows, recorded between 1995 and 2001 in Tunisia, were used in this study. Fertility parameters and heritability estimates of days to first service (DTFS), days open (DOP) and calving interval (CI) were 85 days and 0.03, 157 days and...

Author(s)
Hamouda, M. B.; M'rad, M. B.; Hemdene, M.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2004. Proceedings of the 34th Biennial Session of ICAR, Sousse, Tunisia, 28th May-3rd June, 2004, 2004, pp 71-76

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