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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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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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Scoring cows on conformation has been successful as tool to define the right type of cow. The development of linear traits also made it possible to use conformation traits in mating programs and has given knowledge on the relationship between conformation and functional traits. International...

Author(s)
Jong, G. de
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 291-294
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This article discusses the PAINT T (programme evaluation and identification of new Bulls) initiative programme for the genetic improvement of Nelore breeder bulls in CRV Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PAINT covers two selection indexes (weaning and yearling), and covering visual, performance...

Author(s)
Franzon, C. A.; Carvalheiro, R.; Sesana, J. C.; Sala, V. E.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 47-58
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This paper will analyse the challenges facing beef breeds and breed societies in New Zealand today, and identify ways the industry can more effectively embrace innovation moving forward. The paper will also address New Zealand's unique position as a microcosm of industry issues worldwide and...

Author(s)
Bailey, C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 185-189
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Several studies conducted in the Limousine breed since the last 25 years lead to the definition of two selection criteria for beef cattle temperament: a temperament score given by the technician scoring type traits at weaning (COMP) and the number of movements during weighing at weaning (REAC)....

Author(s)
Venot, E.; Guerrier, J.; Lajudie, P.; Dufour, V.; Boivin, X.; Sapa, J.; Phocas, F.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 301-306
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This study was conducted to test the hypothesis that a combination of more frequently, but less accurately analysed milk components should give a more representative measure of a cow′s longer term milk composition than a DHIA sample taken once per month. Systematic biases with respect to stage of...

Author(s)
Lavon, Y.; Weller, J. I.; Ezra, E.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 113-129
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Jong, G. de
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 323-324
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Breed composition of the US dairy population has changed over the last two decades. The changes occurred for various reasons including: Shifting demand for milk products. Increased interest in different traits. Promotion of breeds with little previous presence in the US. Desire to capitalize on...

Author(s)
Norman, H. D.; Megonigal, J. M.; Wiggans, G. R.; Dürr, J.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 191-195
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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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