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Several studies conducted in the Limousine breed since the last 25 years lead to the definition of two selection criteria for beef cattle temperament: a temperament score given by the technician scoring type traits at weaning (COMP) and the number of movements during weighing at weaning (REAC)....

Author(s)
Venot, E.; Guerrier, J.; Lajudie, P.; Dufour, V.; Boivin, X.; Sapa, J.; Phocas, F.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 301-306
Abstract

The aim of this study was to find a simple measure for calf temperament discrimination, which can be useful as a selection criterion for on-farm French beef cattle breeding schemes. Behavioral records were registered at an average age of 5 and 7 mo, respectively, for 1,282 and 1,440 Limousin calves ...

Author(s)
Benhajali, H.; Boivin, X.; Sapa, J.; Pellegrini, P.; Boulesteix, P.; Lajudie, P.; Phocas, F.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2010, 88, 11, pp 3529-3537
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Author(s)
Benhajali, H.; Boivin, X.; Sapa, J.; Pellegrini, P.; Lajudie, P.; Boulesteix, P.; Neuts, E.; Phocas, F.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Thiverval Grignon, France
Citation
16 èmes Rencontres autour des Recherches sur les Ruminants, Paris, les 2 et 3 Décembre 2009, 2009, pp 297