My PhD project is about embryo losses in dairy cows and how new phenotypes can be used to improve the genetic progress of dairy cow reproduction.
· Research assistant at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, July 2017 – December 2018
· M.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences and Animal Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2017
Tarekegn, G., Gullstrand, P., Strandberg, E., Båge, R., Rius-Vilarrasa, E., Christensen, J., Berglund, B. 2019. Genetic Parameters of Endocrine Fertility Traits Based on In-Line Milk Progesterone Profiles in Swedish Red and Holstein Dairy Cows. Submitted.
Bieber, A., Wallenbeck, A., Leiber, F., Fuerst-Walt, B., Winckler, C., Gullstrand, P., Walczak, J., Wójcik, P., Spengler Neff, A. 2019. Production level, fertility, health traits, and longevity in local and commercial dairy breeds under organic production conditions in Austria, Switzerland, Poland, and Sweden. J. Dairy Sci. 102:1–12.
Eriksson, S., et al. (2018). Crossbreeding with beef bulls in Swedish dairy herds – analysis of calving and carcass traits. Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (2018:24).
Tarekegn, G., et al. (2018). Endocrine and classical fertility traits of Swedish dairy cows based on in-line milk progesterone. Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science: Dubrovnik, Croatia, 27th – 31st August, 2018.