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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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The sustainability of beef production in the world demands the identification and selection of efficient animals that can produce more products with fewer inputs. Feed accounts for around 50-70% of variable costs of beef cattle systems, depending on the level of intensification adopted. Water has...

Author(s)
Menezes, G. R. O.; Gomes, R. C.; Ribas, M. N.; Torres Junior, R. A. A.; Fernandes Junior, J. A.; Pereira, G. M.; Fávero, R.; Silva, L. O. C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 167-171
Abstract

The paper deals with the reasons and need for the setting breeding goals based on biological efficiency and local production systems, while using available recordings in an national database. Two such traits, of major economic importance for the South African beef industry is briefly discussed. The ...

Author(s)
Westhuizen, J. van der; Rust, T.; Westhuizen, R. R. van der
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2004. Proceedings of the 34th Biennial Session of ICAR, Sousse, Tunisia, 28th May-3rd June, 2004, 2004, pp 153-156
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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This article presents a general overview of animal production systems in South America, their present situation and trends over the short term. It includes dairy cattle, milk, beef cattle, swine and poultry production systems.

Author(s)
Araujo-Febres, O.; Vera, R.
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 3-11
Abstract

A new Cattle Breeding Database has recently been implemented in Ireland. All pedigree animals and those non-pedigree animals on which information is available are now stored on this central database. This development has necessitated a full review of the procedures used to record data, undertake...

Author(s)
Grogan, A.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2004. Proceedings of the 34th Biennial Session of ICAR, Sousse, Tunisia, 28th May-3rd June, 2004, 2004, pp 133-139
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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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The previous national information system for beef performance recording had been built since the end of the seventies. In the middle of the nineties, all the organizations concerned by beef genetic improvement programmes defined the objectives for a new system. It must be able to evolve rapidly. It ...

Author(s)
Boulesteix, I.; Marguin, L.; Rehben, E.; Balvay, B.; Journaux, L.; Champy, R.; Poisnel, E.; Barthes, G.; Bertrand, C.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2004. Proceedings of the 34th Biennial Session of ICAR, Sousse, Tunisia, 28th May-3rd June, 2004, 2004, pp 129-132
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
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Every two years ICAR publishes a beef performance recording survey. This paper describes the survey and its changes during the last 18 years. It gives figures about countries who answer (for seven in 1986 to 26 in 2002) and briefly describes the more important countries for beef performance...

Author(s)
Journaux, L.; Schild, H. J.; Grogan, A.
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 135-138

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