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Comprehensive new selection indices have been developed for Holstein, Jersey (Dairy) and Bonsmara (Beef) breeds in South Africa. In all cases the developments were based on the common practices followed in local production systems, biological knowledge, prices realised for the products, costs of...

Author(s)
Westhuizen, J. van der; Westhuizen, R. R. van der; Banga, C. B.; Theron, H. E.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 199-204
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Author(s)
Mocquot, J. C.; Emanuelson, U.; Fikse, W. F.; Philipsson, 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 299-307
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Author(s)
Hewitt, D.
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 289
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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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As the farming industry focuses ever closer on health and welfare, it is fitting that Holstein-UK has launched an innovative educational and breeding tool which has the potential to transform understanding of the form, movement and condition of the milking cow. The Virtual Cow is the first fully...

Author(s)
Andrews, L.; Gribbon, J.; Richardson, H.; Ward, G.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 295-300
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By using the LactoCorder in the dairy recording system in Bavaria a lot of information about milkability is available based on automatic recording milk flow curves. Traits of milkability, which are derived from the milk flow curves, were analysed in association to somatic cell count of single cows...

Author(s)
Duda, 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 193-195
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Author(s)
Báder, E.; Györkös, I.; Báder, P.; Porvay, M.; Györffy, E. K.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2001, No.7, pp 255-258
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Author(s)
Tancin, V.; Ipema, B.; Hogewerf, P.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2001, No.7, pp 277-278
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Pongrácz, L.; Iváncsics, J.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2001, No.7, pp 61-62
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Due to the economic conditions and an efficient and fast milking process many farmers use automatic stimulations and take-offs. In addition to these facilitations there may be a positive effect on udder health. This is caused by the fact that automatic support leads to a constant work flow in...

Author(s)
Rittershaus, C.; Seufert, H.; Wolter, W.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2001, No.7, pp 69-74

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