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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

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

A preliminary analysis of heteroskedasticity and genotype by environment interaction was performed with purebred Charolais data originating from different European countries. A sample of 114 829 200-day weights, recorded between 1992 and 2000 and stratified into six different origins (Ireland,...

Author(s)
Quintanilla, R.; Laloë, D.; Renand, G.
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 147-150