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This contribution presents the exchanges and work held at the World Limousine Breed Federation (ILC) and the Limousine Herd Book European Federation (EUROLIM) level about international genetic comparisons of beef breeds. The genetic links system between countries approved by ILC has never run....

Author(s)
Bonnet, J. N.
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 131-134
Abstract

Video imaging of cattle carcasses is a new technique that predicts the weight of various carcass cuts and specifies the true market value of the whole carcass on the abattoir slaughter line. Based on the field results of over 30 000 slaughter bulls, heritabilities and genetic correlations across...

Author(s)
Schild, H. J.; Brka, M.; Medjugorac, I.
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 357-363
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