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Genomic selection was implemented in France in 2009 for 3 French dairy cattle breeds and was then extended to 3 beef and 5 extra dairy cattle breeds. It was also implemented in the Lacaune dairy sheep breed in 2015, and will start in 2017 for the 2 main goat breeds and 3 other dairy sheep breeds....

Author(s)
Venot, E.; Barbat, A.; Boichard, D.; Croiseau, P.; Ducrocq, V.; Lefebvre, R.; Phocas, F.; Sanchez, M. P.; Tribout, T.; Vinet, A.; Fouilloux, M. N.; Govignon-Gion, A.; Launay, A.; Promp, J.; Barbat, M.; Baur, A.; Hoze, C.; Fritz, S.; Saintilan, R.; Carillier, C.; Larroque, H.; Legarra, A.; Palhière, I.; Robert-Granié, C.; Rupp, R.; Tortereau, F. (et al)
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 65-70
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Partial least square (PLS) models were developed from Fourier transform mid-infrared (MIR) spectra, externally validated, and are being used commercially in the US for direct measurement of: * Groups of milk fatty acids [i.e., de novo (DN), mixed origin (MO), and preformed fatty (PF) acids] * Fatty ...

Author(s)
Barbano, D. M.; Dann, H. M.; Melilli, C.; Grant, R. J.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 101-118
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Since the late 2000s, mid infrared (MIR) spectra acquired from milk recording analysis have been used routinely to phenotype new traits through prediction equations. These equations have been developed from a reference data set including milk samples analyzed both by MIR spectrometry and a...

Author(s)
Gelé, M.; Brun-Lafleur, L.; El-Jabri, M.; Boichard, D.; Brochard, M.; Côrtes, C.; Duhem, K.; Edouard, N.; Faverdin, P.; Govignon-Gion, A.; Hurtaud, C.; Laithier, C.; Lechartier, C.; Lecomte, C.; Legarto, J.; Minéry, S.; Peyraud, J. L.; Rouillé, B.; Sanchez, M. P.; Ferrand-Calmels, M.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 259-264
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Electronic identification (EID) of cattle in Denmark is by regulation mandatory as of 1. July 2010. Denmark is the first EU member state to introduce mandatory EID of cattle, but for sheep and goats in EU it has been mandatory as of 1. January 2010. This paper discusses the background and the...

Author(s)
Hansen, O. K.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 47-51
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The present review aims to describe some of the important advances and new directions in livestock genetics, including dairy and beef cattle, small ruminants (sheep and goat), as well as pig. The goal is to combine scientific advances published during 2007 and 2008, providing a global overview on...

Author(s)
Garcia, J. F.; Fortes, M. R. S.; Porto Neto, L. R.; Boettcher, P. J.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
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Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 53-58
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Hansen, O. K.; Ilves, K.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 301-304
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The old adage 'if you cannot measure it, you cannot manage it' is the effective cornerstone of milk recording. Milk recording's primary purpose is for on-farm management, the better to enable the farmer, stockman and breeder to make better decisions which will help him in his endeavours for...

Author(s)
Armitage, F.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 169-174
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This second publication of The World Association for Animal Production (WAAP) contains topics on the development of animal production systems in North and South America, Europe and Asia; achievements of research in animal breeding, selection, molecular genetics, reproduction science, nutrition,...

Author(s)
Rosati, A.; Tewolde, A.; Mosconi, C.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2005, 2005, pp 372 pp.
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Dairy milk yield recording is carried out in Spain since 1932. A lot of changes have occurred since then in this field, as well in dairy cattle, sheep and goat herds as in the milk yield recording organization and its regulation. Nowadays, the base of the organization is the Milk Yield Recording...

Author(s)
Martín, A.; Bolívar, R.; Castellanos, M.; Ruiz de Villalobos, E.
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 195-199
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The IDEA project studied the implementation of the electronic identification in ruminants. Spain took part in the project with a total of 240 464 animals of different species (35 214 cattle; 188 625 sheep; and, 16 625 goats) located in 7 Autonomous Communities under different exploitation...

Author(s)
San Miguel, O.; Caja, G.; Nehring, R.; Miranda, F.; Merino, J. A.; Almansa, V.; Lueso, M. 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 357-359

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