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Abstract

The Australian experience with across country genetic evaluations of beef cattle performed by BREEDPLAN for Australia and New Zealand is briefly described. Analytical options of BREEDPLAN are outlined including sire by herd interactions, heterogeneous residual variance adjustments, incorporation of ...

Author(s)
Reverter, A.; Johnston, D. J.; Graser, H. U.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 139-145
Abstract

As a consequence of the BSE crisis in Germany, additional concepts for the identification of cattle were presented with respect to consumer protection and a "transparent" agriculture. The objective of this contribution is to analyse the advantages of genotype databases and/or tissue banks for ...

Author(s)
St. Schäfer, C.; Götz, K. U.; Reents, R.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 117-120
Abstract

This paper lists important criteria the quality of commercial slaughterhouse data must fulfil in order to be used for genetic evaluation of beef or dual-purpose breeds. A short review of literature considering the use of data from slaughterhouses for genetic evaluation and corresponding research in ...

Author(s)
Stricker, C.; Berweger, M.; Schleppi, Y.; Schwager-Suter, R.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 123-129