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This work contains 40 topics on the identification, parentage registration, performance and health recording and genetic evaluation of cattle and sheep for milk and meat production.

Author(s)
Bryant, J.; Burke, M.; Cook, R.; Harris, B.; Mosconi, C.; Wickham, B.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp v + 280 pp.
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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.
Abstract

This paper discusses the various aspects of domestic animal recording to improve management and increase productivity. New strategies for recording and the most updated technologies are presented. The applications of these technologies to cattle, buffalo, sheep and goat milk and meat production,...

Author(s)
Kyntäjä, J.; Lampinen, K.; Rosati, A.; Mosconi, C.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Breeding, production recording, health and the evaluation of farm animals, 2007, pp 384 pp.
Abstract

This book contains 26 chapters divided into 4 sections regarding the livestock industry and possible application of research developments worldwide, development of research in the various fields of animal science (genetics, reproduction, immunology, health and animal products), current issues of...

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 2007, 2009, pp 264 pp.
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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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Over the last twelve years ICBF has established a new technical infrastructure for cattle and sheep breeding in Ireland. This involved: Establishing a philosophy and agreement for the sharing of data and information between a large number of cattle breeding industry stakeholders including AI...

Author(s)
Wickham, B.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 253-255
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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
Abstract

This chapter discusses the molecular techniques and tests used in animal breeding programmes and includes actual commercial applications in selection and current breeding programmes of beef cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and dairy cattle.

Author(s)
Nieuwhof, G. J.; Winters, M.; Avendano, S.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 195-201

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