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During the last 15 years, France Génétique Elevage (FGE) has developed a quality management system in compliance with ISO 9001 standard, in process mode, involving more than 180 independent organisations and 6 different professional activities, in the field of cattle genetic improvement. FGE has...

Author(s)
Journaux, L.; Delacroix, J.; Delaunay, H.; Minard, I.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 15-19
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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

This book contains 50 technical papers and reports which are divided into five parts. One of the main topics is the traceability and animal health recording. It also presents, for the first time, the statistics of the yearly inquiry on the situation of milk recording in International Committee for...

Author(s)
Guellouz, M.; Dimitriadou, A.; Mosconi, 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 xi + 416 pp.
Abstract

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
Abstract

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

The Beef Recording Working Group has successfully completed all goals raised in ICAR's General Assembly 2002 in Interlaken: The biennial beef recording survey was carried out by using an updated questionnaire which allowed for facilitated data capture. A new comprehensive guideline was established. ...

Author(s)
Schild, H. 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 293-297
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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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