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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