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Abstract

Phenotypic traits may exert causal effects between them. For example, on the one hand, high yield in dairy cows may increase the liability to certain diseases and, on the other hand, the incidence of a disease may affect yield negatively. Likewise, the transcriptome may be a function of the...

Author(s)
Rosa, G. J. M.; Valente, B. D.; Campos, G. de los; Wu, X. L.; Gianola, D.; Silva, M. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 2011, 43, 6, pp (10 February 2011)
Abstract

Typically, clinical mastitis is coded as the presence or absence of disease in a given lactation, and records are analyzed with either linear models or binary threshold models. Because the presence of mastitis may include cows with multiple episodes, there is a loss of information when counts are...

Author(s)
Vazquez, A. I.; Weigel, K. A.; Gianola, D.; Bates, D. M.; Perez-Cabal, M. A.; Rosa, G. J. M.; Chang, Y. M.
Publisher
American Dairy Science Association, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2009, 92, 10, pp 5239-5247