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This fortieth ICAR Conference is the right forum and location for reinforcing the new philosophy of ICAR based on the mission of networking and building global synergies. These principles are reflected in the organization in Puerto Varas of a new Global Reach Latin American Working Group in which...

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 313 pp.
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The paper deals with the value of phenotypic information obtained from participation in milk recording. Examples are presented of how somatic cell counts are used for benchmarking the herd health and where management interventions are needed to ensure sustainable profit.

Author(s)
Westhuizen, J. van der; Greyling, S.; Francis, S.; Mostert, B. E.; Westhuizen, R. R. van der
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 19-22
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During the last 15 years, France Génétique Elevage (FGE) has developed a quality management system in compliance with ISO 9001 standard, in process mode, involving more than 180 independent organisations and 6 different professional activities, in the field of cattle genetic improvement. FGE has...

Author(s)
Journaux, L.; Delacroix, J.; Delaunay, H.; Minard, I.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 15-19
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As a common project of the five Nordic countries, a shared interface has been created for data exchange between farm management software and the national databases. Joining organisations only have to build the exchange between their own software and the interface. Main principles of the system are...

Author(s)
Kyntäjä, J.; Frandsen, J.; Ilomäki, J.; Jafner, N.; Jóhannesson, G.; Mikalsen, V.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 99-100
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A study of 7 health information systems aimed to analyze the consistency of events recorded by farmers, in order to use them for genetic evaluations or for new herd management tools. From 2007 to 2012, these software were used by 18 303 cattle farmers. The diseases recorded are more or less...

Author(s)
Bourrigan, X.; Mattalia, S.; Bouissel, C.; Dremaux, R.; Dupres, M.; Evard, J. J.; Gouraud, X.; Legay, M.; Maurin, L.; Schmitt, B.; Gautier, J. M.; Roussel, P.; Blériot, G.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 177-182
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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.
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The number of dairy farms in the United States has seen a steady decrease from 70,375 herds in 2003 to 41,809 in 2016 while the number of dairy cattle has stayed relatively the same or even slightly increased from 9,103,000 milking cows in 2001 to 9,328,000 in 2016. Wisconsin statistics mirror the...

Author(s)
Fourdraine, R. H.; Coburn, A. D.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 1-7
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Continuing price pressures on milk, as well as consumer demands for quality products from healthy animals, result in increasing interest in novel traits for breeding programs but also for optimization of herd management to reduce costs. To facilitate improved herd management, easier access and...

Author(s)
Koblmüller, M.; Mayerhofer, M.; Obritzhauser, W.; Wöckinger, M.; Zottl, K.; Weissensteiner, R.; Fuerst-Waltl, B.; Steininger, F.; Firth, C.; Egger-Danner, C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 197-202
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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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Valacta, the Quebec centre of expertise in dairy production, formerly known as Dairy Herd Analysis Service, has been assisting, since 1986, several developing regions to establish milk recording operations. The Canadian International Development Agency has been the major financial partner...

Author(s)
Monardes, H.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 1-4

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