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Most dairy cattle populations found in different countries around the world are small to medium sized and use many artificial insemination bulls imported from different foreign countries. The Walloon population in the southern part of Belgium is a good example for such a small-scale population....

Author(s)
Colinet, F. G.; Vandenplas, J.; Vanderick, S.; Hammami, H.; Mota, R. R.; Gillon, A.; Hubin, X.; Bertozzi, C.; Gengler, N.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2018, 12, 5, pp 898-905
Abstract

The aim of this paper was to develop a national single-step genomic BLUP that integrates multi-national genomic estimated breeding values (EBV) and associated reliabilities without double counting dependent data contributions from the different evaluations. Simultaneous use of all data, including...

Author(s)
Vandenplas, J.; Spehar, M.; Potocnik, K.; Gengler, N.; Gorjanc, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2017, 100, 1, pp 465-478
Abstract

This study investigated the imputation accuracy of different methods, considering both the minor allele frequency and relatedness between individuals in the reference and test data sets. Two data sets from the combined population of Swedish and Finnish Red Cattle were used to test the influence of...

Author(s)
Ma, P.; Brøndum, R. F.; Zhang, Q.; Lund, M. S.; Su, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2013, 96, 7, pp 4666-4677
Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate methods for genomic evaluation of the Spanish Holstein population as an initial step toward the implementation of routine genomic evaluations. This study provides a description of the population structure of progeny tested bulls in Spain at the genomic level...

Author(s)
Jiménez-Montero, J. A.; González-Recio, O.; Alenda, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2013, 96, 1, pp 625-634
Abstract

This article describes the history and functions of INTERBULL, a cross country evaluation system for making comparisons of dairy bulls as sires for artificial insemination and genetic improvement. Canada, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands and the USA...

Author(s)
Siddalingswamy Hiremath
Publisher
Alumni Association, National Dairy Research Institute, Bangalore, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Dairy and Biosciences, 2006, 17, 1/2, pp 51-55
Abstract

As electroejaculation (EEJ) is prohibited for use on unanaesthetized animals in Sweden, there is a need for an alternative method of semen collection from bulls in the field. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the use of transrectal massage (TM) of the ampullae to collect semen from...

Author(s)
Persson, Y.; McGowan, M.; Söderquist, L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2006, 41, 3, pp 233-237
Abstract

This book, of 84 text pages plus references and an appendix on technique is a useful manual. The authors point out that although semen tests, individually or collectively, may not be reliable they are an aid in the evaluation of male fertility. However, in the subsequent chapters, the reader, who...

Author(s)
Herrick, J. B.; Self, H. L.
Publisher
Ames, Iowa: State University Press.,
Citation
Evaluation of fertility in the bull and boar., 1962, pp viii + 148 pp.
Abstract

In an experimental control plan for V. fetus infection in cattle in Sweden during the last 4 years, based on serological examination of vaginal mucus samples in combination with hygienic precautions during service, good progress has been achieved, but eradication within a reasonable period,...

Author(s)
Söderlind, O.
Citation
Nordisk Veterinaermedicin, 1960, 12, pp 170-183
Abstract

This jubilee publication contains a wealth of information on animal breeding in Sweden and the history of livestock insurance there, which dates from 1850. The S.K.F.B., the company publishing this book, was founded in 1890 and by 1940 had absorbed about 100 smaller concerns to become the leading...

Publisher
Uppsala : Almquist & Wiksells Boktryckeriaktiebolag.,
Citation
50 Ar Skandinaviska Kreatursforsakrings-bolaget 1890-1940., 1940, pp 200 pp.
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.

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