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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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With Herd Navigator frequent measurements ensures close monitoring of the herd to allow pro active action on a number of parameters such as reproduction parameters, mastitis, ketosis and urea. It is evident that alerts informing the herd manager about need for insemination or other immediate...

Author(s)
Asmussen, T.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 291-293
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A comprehensive database system, integrated with DHIA and automatic milk recording has been used for total management of a herd with 7600 female animals located in Florida. Cow identity is provided by Allflex RFID tags. The herd's primary data resides in PCDART along with real-time milk weights and ...

Author(s)
Webb, D. W.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 249-251
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The milk production increase of the individual cow and the growth in dairy cow herd size in the last decades are generating new challenges for health and reproduction performance in the modern dairy farms. Detection of oestrus and early diagnosis of sick cows are important keys in the management of ...

Author(s)
Arazi, A.; Ishay, E.; Aizinbud, E.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 113-127
Abstract

There are many diseases and events in a cow's life that need recording for management purposes in an organized way. The data is useful for such factors as quality assurance, management and also for central data handling requirements when assessing genetic components of disease. Farmers and...

Author(s)
Esslemont, R. J.; Kossaibati, M. A.
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 171-181

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