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This paper will analyse the challenges facing beef breeds and breed societies in New Zealand today, and identify ways the industry can more effectively embrace innovation moving forward. The paper will also address New Zealand's unique position as a microcosm of industry issues worldwide and...

Bailey, C.
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 185-189

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 ...

Reverter, A.; Johnston, D. J.; Graser, H. U.
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
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