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1999

Refereed Publications

Published Conference Proceedings

Theses


Refereed Publications

Barwick S.A. and Henzell A.L. (1999), "Assessing the value of improved marbling in beef breeding objectives and selection", Aust. J. Ag. Res. 50: 503-12.

Henshall J.M. and Goddard M.E. (1999), "Multiple trait mapping of quantitative trait loci after selective genotyping using logistic regression", Genetics 151(2): 885-894.

Meyer K. (1999), "Estimates of genetic and phenotypic covariance functions for postweaning growth and mature weight of beef cows", J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 116(3): 181-205.

Oikawa T., Hammond K. and Tier B. (1999), "Effect of heterogeneous variance by sex and genotypes by sex interaction on EBVs of postweaning daily gain of Angus calves", Asian-Aus. J. Anim. Sci. 12(6): 850-853.

 

Published Conference Proceedings

Archer J.A. and Barwick S.A. (1999), "Economic analysis of net feed intake in industry breeding schemes”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 337-340.

Barwick S.A., Graser H.-U. and Archer J.A. (1999), "Recording new beef performance measures: effects on the accuracy of selection for profitability”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 203-206.

Bunter K.L. and Cloete S.W.P. and van Schalkwyk, S.J. 1999, "Significant genetic parameters for egg,chick and juvenile weight traits in ostriches”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 476-489.

Crump R. (1999), "Breeding for increased disease resistance" In: Manipulating Pig Production VII, Ed. P.D. Cranwell, Proc. Of the Seventh Biennial Australasian Pig Science Association APSA, Adelaide, 29 November to 1 December, pp. 82-87.

Chen Y., Kerr R.J., Luxford B.G., Graser H.-U. and Moran C. (1999), "Porcine linkage maps from Australian Large White and Landrace: a comparison with maps from divergent crosses”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 266-269.

del Bosque González A., Crump R. and Graser H.-U. (1999), "Accounting for differences in average genetic merit of foundation animals among herds in an across-herd genetic evaluation”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 146-149.

del Bosque González A., Crump R., MacBeth M. and Graser H.-U. (1999), "Across-herd genetic parameter estimates for backfat and average daily gain", Proceedings of the Sixth Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association APSA, Adelaide, 27 November to 1 December, p.100.

Engellandt T. (1999), "Genetic parameters from two different field testing schemes for beef traits of German Gelbvieh finishing bulls", 50th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Zurich, August.

Fries L.A. (1999), "Selection Amenable Alternative Models", Proceedings of the International Symposium on Animal Breeding and Genetics, Viçosa, Brazil, 21-24 September.

Graser H.-U., Johnston D.J. and Tier B. (1999), "Sire x herd interaction effect in BREEDPLAN”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 197-198.

Henshall J.M., Tier B. and Kerr R.J. (1999), "Inferring genotype probabilities for untyped individuals in complex pedigrees”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 329-332.

Henshall J.M. and Goddard M.E. (1999), "QTL detection using multiple regression on average transmission probabilities”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 219-222.

Hermesch S., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.-U. (1999), "Genetic parameters for performance traits recorded in boars and gilts”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 138-141.

Hermesch S., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.-U. (1999), "Genetic parameters for performance traits recorded under ad libitum and restricted feeding", In: Rising to the Challenge - Breeding for the 21st Century Customer (eds. P. Vercoe, N. Adams, D. Masters), Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 142-145.

Hermesch S., McSweeny J.M., Smith P.R., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.-U. (1999), "Heritability estimates for carcase traits of pigs recorded under ad libitum and restricted feeding", Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association APSA, Adelaide, 27 November to 1 December, p. 98.

Hermesch S., McSweeny J.M., Smith P.R., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.-U. (1999), "Genetic correlations between carcase traits of pigs performance recorded under ad libitum and restricted feeding", Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association APSA, Adelaide, 27 November to 1 December, p. 99.

Johnston D.J. (1999), "Selecting a high marbling bull". In: Proceedings of the Armidale Feeder Steer School, Armidale, 16-18 February.

Johnston D.J., Reverter A., Thompson J.M. and Perry D. (1999), " Genetic and phenotypic relationship between four methods of assessing intramuscular fat in beef carcases”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 345-348.

Johnston D.J., Reverter A., Perry D., Thompson, J.M. and Dicker R.W. (1999), "Early results of the genetic relationship between postweaning growth and carcase intramuscular fat in steers”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 349-352.

Johnston D.J., Tier B., Graser H.-U. and Girard C. (1999), "Presenting BREEDPLAN version 4.1”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 193-196.

Johnston D.J. (1999), "Genetic improvement technologies - how will they affect the cattle breeder". In: Proceedings of 1999 ALFA Conference, Albury, 14-16 September.

Kerr R.J., Chen Y., Henshall J.M. and Moran C. (1999), "Mapping QTL for meat quality, carcase traits and growth in commercial pigs in Australia”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 215-218.

Kerr R.J., Henshall J.M. and Tier B.,1999, "Use of a Finite Locus Model to Estimate Genetic Parameters in Unselected Populations”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 404-407.

Kerr R.J., Henshall J.M. and Tier B. (1999), "Use of DNA technology in pig breeding", Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association APSA, Adelaide, 27 November to 1 December, p. 68.

Marshall K., Henshall J.M., Banks R.G. and van der Werf J.H.J. (1999), "Finding major gene effects in Australian meat sheep - feasibility study for a texel dataset”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 86-89.

McPhee M.J., Harden S., Robinson D.L., Dicker R.W. and Oddy V.H. (1999), "A statistical approach using splines to model beef cattle growth paths." In: Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, 7 pages. [CD-ROM].

McSweeny J.M., Hermesch S., Smith P.R., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.-U. (1999), "The effects of sex and feeding regime on carcase traits in Australian pigs", Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association APSA, Adelaide, 27 November to 1 December, p. 118.

McKiernan W.A., Barwick S.A. and Johnston D.J. (1999), "Use of feeder steer descriptors to predict feedlot and carcass performance, In: Rising to the Challenge - Breeding for the 21st Century Customer (eds. P. Vercoe, N. Adams, D. Masters), Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 333-336.

Meszaros S.A., Henshall J.M., Burgess S.K. Gray G.D. and Tier B. (1999), "Detection of a quantitative trait locus associated with a reduction of faecal egg count in Merino sheep, In: Rising to the Challenge - Breeding for the 21st Century Customer (eds. P. Vercoe, N. Adams, D. Masters), Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 211-214.

Meyer K. and Graser H.-U. (1999), "Estimates of genetic parameters for scan records of Australian beef cattle treating records on males and females as different traits”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 385-388.

Meyer K. and Graser H.-U. (1999), "Estimates of genetic correlations between pelvic measurements and calving ease for Australian Angus”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 385-388.

Meyer K. (1999), "Estimates of genetic parameters for scan measurements in Australian Brahmans and Santa Gertrudis adjusting records for age versus adjusting for weight at scanning”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 239-242.

Meyer K. (1999), "Modelling phenotypic variation in monthly weights of Australian beef cows using a random regression model”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 401-403.

Meyer K (1999), "Random regression models to describe phenotypic variation in weights of beef cows when age and season effects are confounded", 50th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Zurich, August.

Meyer K (1999), "Estimates of direct and maternal genetic covariance functions for early growth of Australian beef cattle", 50th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Zurich, August.

Mote, T.G., Hermesch S., Smith P.R., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.-U. (1999), "Genetic parameters for growth rate and backfat for large white and landrace pigs raised in a tropical environment", Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association APSA, Adelaide, 27 November to 1 December, p. 117.

Reverter A. (1999), "Confidence regions for genetic parameters of ultrasound scans and actual carcass measurements of percent intramuscular fat”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 377-380.

Reverter A., Johnston D.J., Stephens E. and Perry D. (1999), "Development of a prediction equation for retail beef yield percent to be used in national genetic evaluation schemes”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 381-384.

Robinson D., Oddy V.H. and Smith, C. (1999), "Preliminary genetic parameters for feed intake and efficiency in feedlot cattle”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 492-495.

Robinson D. and Oddy V.H. 1999, "Modelling feed intake and efficiency in feedlot cattle”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 496-499.

Robinson D. (1999), "Benefits of statistically efficient designs for genetics research projects”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 408-411.

Tier B., Johnston D.J., Graser H.-U. and Goddard M.E. (1999), "Incorporating foreign breeding values into BREEDPLAN”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 199-202.

Upton W.H., Donoghue K.A., Graser H.-U. and Johnston D.J. (1999), "Ultrasound proficiency testing”, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Mandurah, Western Australia, 4-7 July, pp. 341-344.

 

Theses

Bradfield M.J. (1999), "Genetic Evaluation of Cattle Managed Under Extensive Conditions in Northern Australia", PhD Thesis, UNE.