Applications and Methods in Animal Breeding - Dairy I

Monday, July 21, 2014: 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
2505A (Kansas City Convention Center)
Moderator:
Jennifer M. Bormann
9:30 AM
152
Calculation and Delivery of US Genomic Evaluations for Dairy Cattle
George R. Wiggans, Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, USDA; Tabatha A Cooper, Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, USDA; Paul M VanRaden, USDA-ARS-AIPL; Daniel J Null, Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture; Jana L Hutchison, USDA-ARS-AIPL; Ole M Meland, Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding; Melvin E Tooker, USDA-ARS-AIPL; H. Duane Norman, Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding
9:45 AM
153
An updated version of lifetime net merit incorporating additional fertility traits and new economic values
John B Cole, Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture; Paul M VanRaden, USDA-ARS-AIPL
10:00 AM
154
Gains in Reliability with Genomic Information in US Commercial Holstein Heifers
Fernando A Di Croce, Zoetis Inc.; Jason B Osterstock, Zoetis Inc.; Daniel J Weigel, Zoetis Inc.; Michael J Lormore, Zoetis Inc.
10:15 AM
155
Genome-wide association analysis in Italian Simmental cows for lactation curve traits using a low density (7K) SNP panel
Nicol˛ P.P. Macciotta, UniversitÓ di Sassari; Daniele Vicario, ANAPRI; Corrado Dimauro, UniversitÓ di Sassari; Giustino Gaspa, UniversitÓ di Sassari; Massimo Cellesi, UniversitÓ di Sassari; Antonio Puledda, UniversitÓ di Sassari; Silvia Sorbolini, UniversitÓ di Sassari; Paolo Ajmone-Marsan, UniversitÓ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
10:30 AM
156
Genetic parameters for pre-calving feed intake
Brittany N Shonka, Iowa State University; Diane M. Spurlock, Iowa State University
10:45 AM
157
Phenotypic and Genetic Correlations among Milk Energy Output, Body Weight, and Feed Intake, and their Effects on Feed Efficiency In Lactating Dairy Cattle
Michael J. VandeHaar, Michigan State University; Yongfang Lu, Michigan State University; Diane M. Spurlock, Iowa State University; Louis E. Armentano, University of Wisconsin; Kent A. Weigel, University of Wisconsin; Roel F Veerkamp, Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen UR Livestock Research; Mike Coffey, Scottish Agriculture College; Yvette de Haas, Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen UR Livestock Research; Charles R Staples, Dept. of Animal Sciences, University of Florida; Erin E Connor, USDA-ARS, Bovine Functional Genomics Laboratory; Mark D. Hanigan, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Robert J. Tempelman, Michigan State University
11:00 AM
158
Benchmarking reproductive efficiency in commercial dairy herds in California
Alex H Souza, University of California Cooperative Extension; Noelia Silva-Del-Rio, University of California; Emiliana O S Batista, University of Sao Paulo-VRA; William VerBoort, AgriTech Analytics; Pietro S Baruselli, University of Sao Paulo-VRA; Pablo J Ross, University of California
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