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Background: Genomic prediction faces two main statistical problems: multicollinearity and n « p (many fewer observations than predictor variables). Principal component (PC) analysis is a multivariate statistical method that is often used to address these problems. The objective of this study was to ...

Author(s)
Dadousis, C.; Veerkamp, R. F.; Heringstad, B.; Pszczola, M.; Calus, M. P. L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 2014, 46, 60, pp (5 November 2014)
Abstract

The Veterinary Division of the Ministry of Animal and Forest Resources was being subdivided into three Divisions-the Animal Health Division covers all matters relating to Animal Health, the investigation services, and Staff training. An Animal Husbandry Division has recently been created to deal...

Author(s)
Macgregor, D. E.
Publisher
65 Kaduna: Government Printer,
Citation
Northern Nigeria. Annual report of Animal Health Division, 1963., 1966, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

The Supplement contains a good deal of information additional to that in the second edition of A Dictionary of Dairying, published in 1955, and avoids much of the repetition, bulkiness and expense of a third edition. The author plans, however, to publish a third edition in five years. Sections on...

Author(s)
Davis, J. G.
Publisher
London: Leonard Hill,
Citation
The supplement to a dictionary of dairying: an encyclopaedia of dairy science and technology., 1965, pp xviii + 1133-1791 pp.
Abstract

This very interesting little book has been written by an enthusiast who is also something of an iconoclast. The underlying thesis is that in the control of disease in livestock insufficient use is being made of breeding techniques designed to develop strains of animals resistant to various diseases ...

Author(s)
HUTT, F. B.
Publisher
Ithaca, New York: Comstock Publishing Associates. A division of Cornell University Press.,
Citation
Genetic resistance to disease indomestic animals., 1958, pp xii+198 pp.
Abstract

This review of the literature on R. conjunctivae infection in sheep and goats, cattle, reindeer, pigs and poultry was made after observation of a case of suspected rickettsial eye infection in a ram imported from Great Britain. B. states that although the disease has not been diagnosed with...

Author(s)
BJÖRKMAN, T.
Citation
Skandinavisk Veterinar-Tidskrift, 1947, 37, pp 881-884
Abstract

As a result of the unusually high incidence of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE in Gt. Britain in 1951 and 1952 the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries appointed a Departmental Committee "to review the policy and arrangements for dealing with F. & M. disease in Gt. Britain and to advise whether any changes ...

Author(s)
GREAT BRITAIN.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report of the Departmental Committee on Foot-and-Mouth Disease 1952-1954., 1954, pp 151 pp.
Abstract

This report contains 11 chapters on the outbreak four articles on special research work carried out during its course two appendixes on special government decrees etc. and on co-operation with Denmark respectively and certain diagrams maps and tables. The chapters are as follows: -
(1) HISTORICAL-A ...

Author(s)
JERLOV, S.
Publisher
Stockholm: Statens Reproduktionsanstalt.,
Citation
Mul-och klovsjukeepi-zootin i Sverige 1938-1940., 1940, pp 156 pp.
Abstract

II. B. reviews the technique of Ostertag's method for the diagnosis of open tuberculosis which he saw in practice in Sweden, Germany and elsewhere. In the first place the methods of stimulating respiration for the purpose of revealing unnoticeable cough are described; of the five methods...

Author(s)
BROOK, G. B.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1937, 49, pp 279-292
Abstract

The number of fresh outbreaks during the year was eight and the mortality 798 head, as compared with five and 374, respectively, during the previous year. Eleven farms regarded as infected at the beginning of the year were released from quarantine, no case of the disease having occurred on any of...

Author(s)
Sinclair, J. M.; Bevan, L. E. W.
Publisher
Govt. Ptr. East Coast Fever (African Coast Fever), Salisbury, Rhodesia
Citation
SOUTHERN RHODESIA. Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon [SINCLAIR (J. M.)] for the year 1919 (with the report of the Veterinary Bacteriologist) [BEVAN (LI.E.W.)]., 1920, pp 17 pp.
Abstract

This comprehensive memoir should be consulted in the original by all those who desire to obtain succinct information upon the facts hitherto ascertained with regard to piroplasms in cattle. It is not possible to do more than review the most recent knowledge and essential points in the course of an...

Author(s)
BRUMPT, E.
Publisher
Societe de Pathologie Exotique, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique, 1920, 13, 6, pp 416-460 pp.

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