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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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Author(s)
Juga, J.
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 261-262
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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
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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
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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
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Author(s)
Schild, H. J.
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 243-251
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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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The main research achievements in animal breeding and genetics in 2003 (based on publications and journals) for beef and dairy cattle, sheep, goats and pigs are described, including yield traits, functional traits, molecular inheritance, breeding and selection strategies, parameter estimation,...

Author(s)
Banos, G.
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 63-72
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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
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Livestock production faces specific challenges due to a rise in population numbers, urbanization and economic development in the developing world. A substantial increase in demand for meat in these countries will offer larger market opportunities for livestock producers. Developing countries from...

Author(s)
Scholtz, M. M.; McManus, C.; Mwai, O.; Seixas, L.; Louvandini, H.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 221-231
Abstract

This research was conducted from August 2001 to August 2003 in Korea in order to develop an animal identification and tracing system for Hanwoo farmers' cooperatives. Read/writable RFID with 2048 bits memory was developed as a male type ear tag operating in a passive mode. The RFID memory was...

Author(s)
Kim SiDong; Seo KangSeok; Lee JungGyu; Kim ByeongWoo; Baek MinHo
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 373-378

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