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This work contains 40 topics on the identification, parentage registration, performance and health recording and genetic evaluation of cattle and sheep for milk and meat production.

Author(s)
Bryant, J.; Burke, M.; Cook, R.; Harris, B.; Mosconi, C.; Wickham, B.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp v + 280 pp.
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From 1998, individual identification and traceability became essential for major cattle breeding countries. In France starting in the 70's, all the premises and the cattle were identified as early as 1978. The national system is managed by the Ministry of Agriculture with the responsibilities of...

Author(s)
Marguin, L.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 61-67
Abstract

Different management strategies have been investigated including the total system of organic beef production, heifer development and weaning practices. The benefits of the genetic progress have been assessed, multi-breed evaluation system for growth traits has been developed, and carcass weight and ...

Author(s)
Piedrafita, J.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 101-108
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Beef production remains the single largest segment of American agricultural production and is a geographically dispersed production system with many independent players in each industry segment. Economic signals for changes in genetic merit or product attributes are often not clearly communicated...

Author(s)
Weaber, R. L.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 133-143
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Firstly, the paper briefly summarises the historic development of cattle identification and registration systems in European countries for milk recording, breed registration and genetic improvement. Secondly, the Council decisions by the European Union (EU) on this topic over the last fifteen years ...

Author(s)
Hodges, J.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 1999, No.2, pp 17-26

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