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Cornu, A.; Viala, D.; Reynaud, A.; Kerveillant, I.; Besle, J. M.; Graulet, B.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Thiverval Grignon, France
Citation
16 èmes Rencontres autour des Recherches sur les Ruminants, Paris, les 2 et 3 Décembre 2009, 2009, pp 167
Abstract

Marker-assisted selection (MAS) of young males of dairy cattle breeds to be progeny-tested can depend on when typing is carried out. Current versions are s-MAS where typing occurs after entering station and f-MAS where typing occurs earlier, on the farm. A new version might be e-MAS where embryos...

Author(s)
Colleau, J. J.; Fritz, S.; Ponsart, C.; Bourhis, D. le; Lacaze, S.; Tissier, M.; Mervant, G.; Amigues, Y.; Druet, T.; Malaeosse, A.; Boichard, D.; Humblot, P.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Paris, France
Citation
15èmes Recontres autour des Recherches sur les Ruminants, Paris, les 3 et 4 décembre 2008, 2008, pp 427-430
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Two methods, brought together in an MS Excel tool called DistriDiag, are being proposed to estimate the distribution of intra-herd infection rates in a population, based on the results of a survey. The surveys concerned call for a fixed sample size in each herd tested. The methods are called...

Author(s)
Auvigne, V.; Petit, E.
Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2010, No.58, pp 83-93
Abstract

Artificial insemination in cattle is today the oldest and most widespread reproductive biotechnology in France. It started at the beginning of the nineteen-fifties thanks to liquid semen technology but really increased during the nineteen-sixties following the implementation of freezing/thawing...

Author(s)
Gerard, O.; Ponsart, C.; Petit, M.; Humblot, P.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Paris, France
Citation
15èmes Recontres autour des Recherches sur les Ruminants, Paris, les 3 et 4 décembre 2008, 2008, pp 351-354
Abstract

Reproductive performances in cattle have regularly decreased during the last 20 years. Such a reduction is responsible for increasing income losses for breeders. Environmental factors that influence reproductive performances are numerous and resulting reproduction disorders are non-specific...

Author(s)
Knapp, E.; Chapaux, P.; Istasse, L.; Dufrasne, I.; Touati, K.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Paris, France
Citation
15èmes Recontres autour des Recherches sur les Ruminants, Paris, les 3 et 4 décembre 2008, 2008, pp 379-382
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There were 118 BSE cases in Belgium before 1 January 2004. The trends in age at time of detection of the BSE cases were analysed. This parameter was used as a predictor tool for the current state of BSE epidemic curve in the country. The following indicator variables were considered: date of birth, ...

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Saegerman, C.; Speybroeck, N.; Vanopdenbosch, E.; Wilesmith, J.; Vereecken, K.; Berkvens, D.
Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2005, No.47, pp 123-139
Abstract

The use of genetic techniques to improve traceability of individual cattle and cattle breeds is discussed. To trace individual cattle, a method using eight microsatellite molecular markers having a high polymorphism, that would provide a high accuracy, is considered. Methods to trace breeds would...

Author(s)
Bibé, B.
Publisher
Académie d'Agriculture de France, Paris, France
Citation
Comptes rendus de l'Académie d'Agriculture de France, 2001, 87, 8, pp 47-52
Abstract

Proportion of plant epidermis in faeces of cattle grazing Sudano-Sahelian pasture varied according to sample preparation between animals in the same herd and between days.

Author(s)
Diallo, M. C. B.; Guérin, H.; Freycon, V.; Richard, D.
Citation
Annales de Zootechnie, 1993, 42, 2, pp 194-195
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Author(s)
Boquentin, R.; Duvallet, G.; Baltz, T.
Citation
Publication - International Scientific Council for Trypanosomiasis Research and Control, 1991, No.115, pp 142-148
Abstract

A simple test, the dipstick test (Bovitest, ND, Clonatec) is simple to use and requires only 9 min. It involves dipping into a milk sample a test stick bearing a control and test-pad (the latter containing progesterone), a specific monoclonal antibody conjugated to an enzyme which is released in...

Author(s)
Thibier, M.
Citation
Reproduction, Nutrition, Développement, 1988, 28, 6B, pp 1747-1752

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