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1998

Books

Refereed Publications

Published Conference Proceedings


Books

AGBU, 1998, "Pig Genetics Workshop Notes", AGBU, Armidale, 102pp.

AGBU, 1998, "PIGBLUP User's Manual - V4.00", AGBU, Armidale, 111pp.

 

Refereed Publications

Arendonk van J.A.M., Tier B. and Bovenhuis H. (1998),"Restricted maximum likelihood analysis of linkage between genetic markers and quantitative trait loci for a granddaughter design", J. Dairy Sci.81 Supp. 2: 76-84.

Baud S., Wade C.M. and Goddard M.E. (1998), "An evaluation of the use of ultrasound scanning to predict carcass traits in steers grain fed for the Japanese market", Aust. J. Ag. Res. 49: 147-52.

Baud S., Wade C.M. and Goddard M.E. (1998), "Relationships among carcass quality characteristics between and within carcass quartering sites", Aust. J. Ag. Res. 49: 285-91.

Goddard M.E. (1998), "Consensus and Debate in the Definition of Breeding Objectives", J. Dairy Sci. 81 Suppl 2: 6-18.

Goddard M.E. and Thompson R. (1998), "Use of Prior Information in forming Selection Indices", J. Anim. Breed. & Genet. 115: 327-414.

Hermesch S., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.-U. (1998)/99,"Genetic parameters for lean meat yield, meat quality, reproduction and feed efficiency traits for Australian pigs, 1. Description of traits and heritability estimates", Livestock Production Science 65(3): 239-248.

Hermesch S., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.-U. (1998)/99,"Genetic parameters for lean meat yield, meat quality, reproduction and feed efficiency traits for Australian pigs", 2. Genetic relationships between production, carcase and meat quality traits", Livestock Production Science 65(3): 249-259.

Hermesch S., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.-U. (1998)/99,"Genetic parameters for lean meat yield, meat quality, reproduction and feed efficiency traits for Australian pigs", 3. Genetic parameters for reproduction traits and genetic correlations with production, carcase and meat quality traits", Livestock Production Science 65(3): 261-270.

Kerr R.J., Goddard M.E., Jarvis S.F. (1998), "Maximizing genetic response in tree breeding with constraints on group co ancestry", Silvae genetica 47(2-3): 165-173.

Kerr R.J. (1998), "Asymptotic rates of response in forest tree breeding strategies using best linear unbiased prediction", Theor. Appl. Genet., 96: 484-493.

Mallinckrodt C.H., Golden B.L. and Reverter A. (1998),"Confidence intervals for genetic parameters from method R estimates", J. Anim. Sci. 76 Suppl. 1/J. Dairy Sci.81, Suppl. 1, p.70.

McEwan J.C. and Kerr R.J. (1998), "Further evidence that major genes affect host resistance to Nematode parasites in Coopworth sheep", Wool Tech. Sheep Breed. 46(1): 12-16.

Meyer K. (1998), "Estimating covariance functions for longitudinal data using a random regression model, Genet. Select. Evol., 30: 221-240.

Newman S., McEwan J., Swan A., Brash L. and HermeschS. (1998), "A genetic parameter estimate World Wide Web site", J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 76, Suppl. 1/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 81, Suppl. 1, p.61.

Reverter A. (1998), Kaiser, C.J. and Mallinckrodt C.H,"A bootstrap approach to confidence regions for genetic parameters from Method R estimates", J. Anim. Sci. 76: 2263-2271.

Van der Werf, J.H.J., Goddard, M.E. and Meyer, K. (1998),"The use of covariance functions and random regression for genetic evaluation of milk production based on test day records", J. Dairy Sci. 81:3300-3308.

Veerkamp R.F. and Goddard M.E. (1998), "Covariance across herd production levels for test day records on milk, fat and protein yields", J. Dairy Sci. 81(6): 1690-1701.

 

Published Conference Proceedings

Barwick S.A., Henzell A.L. and Graser H.-U. (1998), "Beef breeding objectives: Examples and implications for genetic evaluation and breeding programs". Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 26: 151-154.

Barwick S.A. and Henzell A.L. (1998), "BREEDOBJECT: Breeding objective and indexing software for beef breeding". Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 27: 445-446.

Barwick S.A. and Henzell A.L. (1998), "BREEDOBJECT: A breeding objective and indexing aid for beef breeding" In: Proceedings Beef - The Path Forward, (Eds J.F. Wilkins and W.A. McKiernan), pp.61-62, (NSW Agriculture).

Barwick S.A., Johnston D.J. and Graser H.-U. (1998), "Providing the tools to breed more profitable cattle" In: Proceedings Beef - The Path Forward, (Eds J.F. Wilkins and W.A. McKiernan), pp.199-202, (NSW Agriculture).

Bradfield M.J., Goddard M.E., Johnston D.J., and Graser H-U. (1998), "The effect of management and recording practices on genetic valuations for beef cattle in Northern Australia", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 23: 149-152.

Clarke B.E., Henshall J.M. and van der Werf J.H.J. (1998), "Comparison of methods of calculating genotype probabilities with and without genetic marker information", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 26: 345-348.

Crump R.E., Simm G., and Thompson R. (1998), "Genetic parameters for live animal conformation measures of British pedigree beef cattle", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 23: 181-184.

Crump R.E. and Henzell A.L. (1998), "Introducing PIGBLUP Version 4", Pan Pacific Pork Expo, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, 10-13 October, p.101.

Crump R.E. (1998), "PIGBLUP and the NPIP", National Pig Improvement Program Workshop, Brisbane, 13 October.

Duc N.V., Graser H.-U. and Kinghorn B.P. (1998), "Heritability and genetic and phenotypic correlations for number born alive between parties in Vietnamese Mong Cai and Large White", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 23: 543-546.

Goddard M.E. (1998), "Gene based models for genetic evaluation- An alternative to BLUP?", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 26: 33-36.

Graser H.U., Reverter A., Upton W., Donoghue K. And Wilson D.E. (1998), "Use of real-time ultrasonic measurements of fat thickness and percent intramuscular fat for the Angus breed in Australia", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 23: 69-72.

Graser H.-U., Upton W., Donoghue K. and Reverter A. (1998), "Identifying seedstock cattle with a higher genetic potential for marbling" In: Proceedings Beef - The Path Forward,(Eds J.F. Wilkins and W.A. McKiernan), pp.190-194, (NSW Agriculture).

Henshall J.M. and Goddard M.E. (1998), "Marker assisted selection in complex pedigrees using maximum likelihood", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 26: 345-348.

Hermesch S., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.U. (1998), "Genetic relationships of growth and lean meat with meat quality and reproduction traits in Australian pigs", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 23: 511-514.

Hermesch, S., Luxford, B.G. and Graser. H.-U. (1998), "Preliminary Genetic Parameters for Growth Rate and Backfat Under Ad Libertum and Restricted Feeding", Pan Pacific Pork Expo, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, 10-13 October, p.102.

Howarth J.M. and Goddard M.E. (1998), "Maximising response and profit under multiple objective selection", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, Vol: 359-362.

Johnston D.J. and Graser H.-U. (1998), "Genetic evaluations of fertility for Australian beef cattle", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 23: 157-160.

Kaiser C.J., Goddard M.E. and Reverter A (1998), "Analysis of gametic imprinting effects for test day milk yield in Australian Holstein cattle", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 23: 355-358.

Kerr R.J. and Jarvis S.F. (1998), "Use of ancestral information in estimating genetic parameters", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 27: 487-490.

Luxford B.G., Bunter K.L., Owens P.C. and Campbell R.G. (1998), "Use of IGF-1 as a Selection Criteria in Pig Breeding", Pan Pacific Pork Expo, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, 10-13 October, pp.37-40.

McEwan J.C. and Kerr R.J. (1998), "Further evidence that major genes affect host resistance to nematode parasites in Coopworth sheep", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 27: 335-338.

McKiernan W.A., Hoffman W., Barwick S.A. and Johnston, D.J. (1998), "Feeder steer assessments that are guides to feedlot and carcase performance" In: Proceedings Beef -The Path Forward, (Eds J.F. Wilkins and W.A. McKiernan), pp.185-186, (NSW Agriculture).

Meyer K. (1998), "DFREML version 3.0" In Compact Disk of the 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, January. Package consisting of programs (Unix and DOS versions), manual and worked examples, Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 11-16 January.

Meyer K. (1998), "'DXMRR' - A program to estimate covariance functions for longitudinal data by restricted maximum likelihood", Armidale, January, Vol. 25, 465-466, Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 27: 465-466.

Meyer K. (1998), "Modeling 'repeated' records: covariance functions and random regression models to analyse animal breeding data", Armidale, January, Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 25: 517-520.

Miller S.P. and Goddard M.E. (1998), "The super-breed approach to modelling additive and non-additive genetic effects between and within breeds in multi-breed evaluations", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January,23: 97-100.

Newman S., Stewart T.S., Goddard M.E. and Gregory M. (1998), "A decision support aid for tropical beef crossbreeding", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 27: 471-472.

Ponzoni R.W., Atkins K.D., Barwick S.A. and Newman S. (1998), "Taking breeding objective theory to application: Experiences with the programs 'object' and 'breed object'", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 25: 375-378.

Pujol M.R., Piedrafita J., Quintanilla R., Reverter A. and Tibau J. (1998), "Accounting for heterogeneous variances across herds for swine production traits using a multiplicative mixed model", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 25: 645-648.

Reverter A. (1998), "Empirical evidence of the optimality of method R estimates", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 25: 533-536.

Robinson D.L., Ferguson D.M. and Skerritt J.W. (1998),"Genetic parameters for beef tenderness, marbling and yield", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 25: 169-172.

Robinson D.L. and Perry D. (1998), "Lifetime growth and tenderness for CRC cattle" In: Proceedings Beef - The Path Forward, (Eds J.F. Wilkins and W.A. McKiernan), pp.138-141, (NSW Agriculture).

Vaez Torshizi R., Nicholas F.W. and Tier B. (1998), "Inbreeding in Australian thoroughbred horses and the implications of 'shuttle' stallions", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January, 24: 440-443.

Van der Werf J.H.J. and Goddard M.E. (1998), "Transformation of random regression models to reduced rank", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, 11-16 January,25: 597-600.

Wilson D.E., Graser H.-U., Rouse G.H. and Amin V. (1998),"Prediction of carcass traits using live animal ultrasound", Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale,11-16 January, 23: 61-68.

Wünsch U, Hermesch S., Luxford, B.G. and Graser H-U. (1998), "Genetic and economic evaluation of cross breeding schemes using an indirect selection criterion for feed efficiency in pigs", 49th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Warsaw, Poland, 24-27 August p.257.