Reports from conferences
The 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP) is being held from 17 – 22 August 2014 at the Westin Bayshore Conference Center situated on the bay in the gorgeous city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Here you can find abstracts from some of our participants from Animal genetics and breeding:
Studies of the Genetic Background of a Teat Defect in Pigs Born in Germany and Sweden. E. Jonas, H. Chalkias, C. Neuhoff, G. Lindgren and D.J. de Koning
Trend Validation Procedures Applied by Interbull – A Historical Overview. V. Palucci, J. Dürr
Mussel meal in diets to growing/finishing pigs - influence on performance and carcass quality. Wallenbeck, A,, Neil, M., Lundeheim, N. and Andersson, K.
Genetics of Aggression, Fear and Sociability in Everyday Life of Swedish Dogs. H. Eken Asp, P. Arvelius, W.F. Fikse, K. Nilsson and E. Strandberg
Good Possibilities to Select for Against Fearfulness in Rough Collies. P. Arvelius, H. Eken Asp, W.F. Fikse, E. Strandberg och K. Nilsson.
Amuzu-Aweh, E.N., Bovenhuis, H., De Koning, D.J. & Bijma, P. 2014. Sire-based genomic prediction of heterosis in White Leghorn crossbreds. 65th Annual Meeting of the EAAP, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 25-29, 2014. Book of Abstracts, p. 218.
Furre, S., Viklund, Å., Philipsson, J., Heringstad, B. & Vangen, O. 2014. Joint Nordic genetic evaluation of sport horses increase accuracies of breeding values for stallions. 65th Annual Meeting of the EAAP, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 25-29, 2014. Book of Abstracts, p. 372.
Le, H.T., Norberg, E., Nilsson, K. & Lundeheim, N. 2014. Genetic association between leg conformation in young pigs and longevity of Yorkshire sows. 65th Annual Meeting of the EAAP, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 25-29, 2014. Book of Abstracts, p. 283.
Lysaker, K., Ådnøy, T., Arvelius, P. & Vangen, O. 2014. Genetic analysis of mentality traits in Rhodesian Ridgebacks. 65th Annual Meeting of the EAAP, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 25-29, 2014. Book of Abstracts, p. 315.
Wallenbeck, A., Neil, M., Lundeheim, N. & Andersson, K.H. 2014. Mussel meal in diets to growing/finishing pigs: influence on performance and carcass quality. 65th Annual Meeting of the EAAP, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 25-29, 2014. Book of Abstracts, p. 249.
The EAAP conference (The European Association for Animal Production) 2013 takes place in Nantes, France, from August 26-30. On this page you will find the abstracts that we have submitted to the conference.
Genetic trends for fertility in Swedish Red cattle using different models
Genetic analysis of atypical progesterone profiles in Holstein cows from experimental research herds
Genetic evaluation of mastitis liability and recovery through longitudinal models of simulated SCC
Genetic evaluation of in-line recorded milkability from milking parlor and automatic milking systems
Impact of genomics on international cooperation for dairy genetics
Comparison of genetically and genomically estimated variance
Fine-mapping of a chromosomal region on BTA17 associated with milk-fat composition
Can pig breeding contribute to the sustainability of low input production systems?
Does lameness in the sow influence her reproduction?
Pleiotropic effects of a QTL region for androstenone level on pig chromosome 6
Genomic prediction of heterosis for egg production traits in White Leghorn crosses
Breed differences in everyday behavior of Swedish dogs
Genetic analysis of cryptorchidism in Swedish born Icelandic horses
Conformation affects health of sport horses
Health status and conformation in young sport horses affect performance and longevity in competition
Opportunities for joint genetic evaluations of Danish and Swedish sport horses
Genome wide association study of insect bite hypersensitivity in two populations of Icelandic horses
11th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics "The Ethics of Consumption: The Citizen, The Market, and The Law" Uppsala, 11-14 September 2013
This conference was held in Ultuna, Uppsala, 24-28 June 2013. All abstracts are available on the conference website (see link to the right)
- Inverted teats in gilts - effect on piglet growth rate. Chalkias, H, Lundeheim, N & Jacobsson, M.
- Individual identification of pigs using microchip - a pilot study. Bergqvist, A-C, Eliasson, C, Eliasson-Selling, L., Wallenbeck, A.
- Effect of sire on pig leg health in commercial organic herds. Wallenbeck, A., Eliasson, .C. and Alarik, M.