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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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French milk recording schemes have been regularly adapted to technological and economical changes over the last 30 years. On a technological point of view, farmers' needs have changed over time and according to their equipment, from conventional milking parlours to milk meters, robots or in-line...

Author(s)
Mattalia, S.; Bourrigan, X.; Journaux, L.; Leclerc, H.; Lecomte, C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 265-269
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Milk Recording Organization from European Countries (Belgium, Germany, UK, Ireland, Luxembourg, France and Austria) worked together with research teams through an European project called OptiMIR. The goal of OptiMIR was to use the MIR spectral data from the milk recording in mathematical models to...

Author(s)
Lecomte, C.; Massart, M.; Bertozzi, C.; Gollé-Leidreiter, F.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 61-64
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The Lifecorder+® is a uniaxial neck mounted activitymeter. It was first tested to assess grazing time in two French experimental AMS farms (20 cows equipped in Derval farm, 14 cows equipped in Trévarez farm) in 2014. The Lifecorder+ raw signal (from 0 to 9) was converted into a grazing yes/no...

Author(s)
Allain, C.; Danilo, S.; Raynal, J.; Beck, C.; Delagarde, R.; Brocard, V.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 211-216
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Genomic selection was implemented in France in 2009 for 3 French dairy cattle breeds and was then extended to 3 beef and 5 extra dairy cattle breeds. It was also implemented in the Lacaune dairy sheep breed in 2015, and will start in 2017 for the 2 main goat breeds and 3 other dairy sheep breeds....

Author(s)
Venot, E.; Barbat, A.; Boichard, D.; Croiseau, P.; Ducrocq, V.; Lefebvre, R.; Phocas, F.; Sanchez, M. P.; Tribout, T.; Vinet, A.; Fouilloux, M. N.; Govignon-Gion, A.; Launay, A.; Promp, J.; Barbat, M.; Baur, A.; Hoze, C.; Fritz, S.; Saintilan, R.; Carillier, C.; Larroque, H.; Legarra, A.; Palhière, I.; Robert-Granié, C.; Rupp, R.; Tortereau, F. (et al)
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 65-70
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The objective of this work is to provide an overview on (a) the validation and certification of FOSS's milk analysers, (b) working with FTIR technology/data and standardisation as part of quality assurance as well as (c) quality assurance for new milk-testing parameters. Besides extensive internal...

Author(s)
Schwarz, D.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 23-29
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The objective of this study was to describe the usage of FOSS's ketosis screening tool in dairy herd improvement (DHI) laboratories around the world and further summarise their experience on the usability of the tool for dairy farmers. Ketosis is a costly metabolic disorder which usually occurs in...

Author(s)
Schwarz, D.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 93-99
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The increased development of international trade in animal genetic has made worldwide comparability and equivalence recognition forf animal performance measurement a topical issue. This is especially the case for milk recording where milk analysis is a major issue. To assure a harmonised analytical ...

Author(s)
Leray, O.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 263-270
Abstract

In France, Ease of Birth and Ease of Calving are evaluated by using the birth weight (beef cattle) and calving conditions (dairy cattle) recorded by the breeders through the identification registration. This article describes the performance recording organisation and the system of validation. In...

Author(s)
Journaux, L.; Ledos, H.; Mathevon, M.; Mattalia, S.; Leudet, O.
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 189-192
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As most countries where genetic selection for milk production has been conducted, France has been faced a continuous degradation of reproductive performances in dairy cattle especially in the Holstein breed. A research and development programme conducted by UNCEIA and its partners has been proposed ...

Author(s)
Ponsart, C.; Frappat, B.; Seegers, H.; Freret, S.; Paccard, P.; Gatien, J.; Salvetti, P.; David, X.; Humblot, P.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 37-46

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