Symposium: Developments in Beef Cattle Genetics

Tuesday, August 19, 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Bayshore Grand Ballroom B-C (The Westin Bayshore)
Stephen P. Miller
4:00 PM
Developments in Genetic Prediction of Carcase Merit in Limousin Beef Cattle in the UK
Kirsty Moore, SRUC; Tracey Pritchard, SRUC; Samantha Wilkinson, SRUC; Raphael Mrode, SRUC; Fern Pearston, SRUC; Karolina Kaseja, SRUC; Eileen Wall, SRUC; Mike P Coffey, SRUC
4:30 PM
Large Effects on Birth Weight Follow Inheritance Pattern Consistent with Gametic Imprinting and X Chromosome
R. Mark Thallman, USDA, ARS, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center; Jasmine A Dillon, Department of Animal Science, Pennsylvania State University; James O. Sanders, Texas A&M University; Andy D. Herring, Texas A&M University; David G. Riley, Texas A&M University
5:00 PM
Genetic Improvement of Reproduction in Beef Cattle
David Johnston, Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit, University of New England
5:45 PM
Benefits of Interbeef international genetic evaluations for weaning weight
Eric Venot, INRA UMR 1313 GABI; Thierry Pabiou, Irish Cattle Breeding Federation; Eva Hjerpe, Interbull center; Mohammad Nilforooshan, Interbull center; Amandine Launay, Institut de l'Elevage; Brian Wickham, ConsultWickham