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This book contains 26 chapters divided into 4 sections regarding the livestock industry and possible application of research developments worldwide, development of research in the various fields of animal science (genetics, reproduction, immunology, health and animal products), current issues of...

Author(s)
Rosati, A.; Tewolde, A.; Mosconi, C.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 264 pp.
Abstract

This chapter discusses the molecular techniques and tests used in animal breeding programmes and includes actual commercial applications in selection and current breeding programmes of beef cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and dairy cattle.

Author(s)
Nieuwhof, G. J.; Winters, M.; Avendano, S.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 195-201
Abstract

This paper presents the production system for each of the main species groups (dairy, pigs, beef, sheep and goats, poultry meat, and poultry egg production) on an individual basis as they exist in 2004 in the USA and Canada.

Author(s)
Bull, L. S.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
WAAP book of the year, 2003: a review on developments and research in livestock systems, 2004, pp 13-20
Abstract

The advances in molecular genetics in 2003 in terms of gene mapping, quantitative trait loci (QTL) identification and gene discovery in growth and body composition traits, milk and egg production, disease resistance, immune response and behaviour of domestic animals are reviewed, including cattle,...

Author(s)
Brenig, B.; Broad, T. E.; Cockett, N. E.; Eggen, A.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
WAAP book of the year, 2003: a review on developments and research in livestock systems, 2004, pp 73-84

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