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2000

Refereed Publications

Conference and Workshop Proceedings

Unpublished Conference Papers

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

Software Development

Theses


Refereed Publications

Brotherstone S., White I. and Meyer K. (2000). "Genetic modelling of daily milk yield using orthogonal polynomials and parametric curves." Animal Science 70: 407-415.

Brown D.J., Tier B., Reverter A., Banks R. and Graser H.U. (2000). "OVIS: A multiple trait breeding value estimation program for genetic evaluation of sheep." Wool Technology and Sheep Breeding 48(4).

Burrow H.M. and Johnston D.J. (2000). "Achieving beef quality by quantitative and molecular genetic techniques." Asian-Australian Journal of Animal Science 13B: 17-20.

Druet T., Misztal I., Duangjinda M., Reverter A. and Gengler N. "Covariance estimation with Method-R." Journal of Animal Science 78, Suppl 1/2000.

Hermesch S., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.-U. (2000). "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: 239-248.

Hermesch S., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.-U. (2000). "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: 249-259.

Hermesch S., Luxford B.G. and Graser H.-U. (2000). "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: 261-270.

Johnston D.J., Reverter A. and Thompson J.M. "Genetic parameters for intramuscular fat from beef cattle slaughtered at different market weights and finishing regimes." Journal of Animal Science vol 78, Suppl 1/2000. Meyer, K., (2000). "Random regressions to model phenotypic variation in monthly weights of Australian beef cows." Livestock Production Science 65: 19-38.

Meyer K. (2000). "Random regressions to model phenotypic variation in monthly weights of Australian beef cows." Livestock Production Science 65: 19-38.

Meyer K., Graser H.-U. and Na-Chiangmai, M. (2000). "Estimates of genetic parameters for growth and skeletal measurements in Thai Swamp Buffalo." Animal Science 70: 399-406.

Reverter A., Johnston D.J., Graser H.-U., Wolcott M.L. and Upton W.H. (2000). "Genetic analyses of live-animal ultrasound and abattoir carcass traits in Australian Angus and Hereford cattle." Journal of Animal Science 78: 1786-1795.

 

Conference and Workshop Proceedings

Fries L.A., Johnston D.J., Hearnshaw H. and Graser H.-U. (2000). "Evidence of epistatic effects on weaning weight in crossbred beef cattle." AAAP - ASAP Congress, Sydney July.

Fries L.A., Graser H.-U., Johnston D.J. and Hearnshaw H. (2000). "Using ridge regression to estimate genetic effects in crossbred beef cattle." AAAP - ASAP Congress, Sydney July.

Fries L.A., Hearnshaw H., Johnston D.J.and Graser H.-U. (2000). "Predicting results of advanced generations of Bos indicus x Bos taurus synthetics with allowance for epistatic effects at a sub-tropical location." AAAP - ASAP Congress, Sydney July.

Fries L.A. (2000). "Alternative Representation of a Reduced Animal Model (RAM) by Aggregating Ancestral, Performance and Progeny Information into RBVs." AAAP - ASAP Congress, Sydney July.

Graser, H.-U. and Barwick, S. (2000). "BREEDPLAN & BreedObject approaches to feed intake and efficiency: Present and Future." In: Proceedings of the Feed Efficiency Workshop, (editors J.A. Archer, R.M. Herd and P.F. Arthur). Armidale, May.

Hermesch, S. (2000). "Improving feed efficiency in the pig industry - lessons for the beef industry." In: Proceedings of the Feed Efficiency Workshop, (editors J.A. Archer, R.M. Herd and P.F. Arthur). Armidale, May.

Johnston D.J. (2000). "Industry endpoints and Genetic improvement - New results." In: Proceeding of the 32nd Annual Convention of the Beef Improvement Federation, Kansas, USA July.

Johnston D.J. (2000). "Improving marbling by genetics." In: Proceedings of the Armidale Feeder Steer School, Armidale, February.

Johnston D.J. (2000). "Within-breed variation in feed efficiency and associations with other traits." In: Proceedings of the Feed Efficiency Workshop, (editors J.A. Archer, R.M. Herd and P.F. Arthur). Armidale, May.

Newman, S. and Reverter, A. (2000). "Practical Aspects of Crossbred Genetic Evaluation." "Hybrid Breeding and Genetics of Forest Trees." In: Proceedings of QFRI/CRC-SPF Symposium, 9-14 April.

Reverter, A. and Newman, S. (2000). "Breed comparisons and genetic evaluation of carcass merit in Bos indicus x Bos taurus breed types in Australia." Journal of Animal Science 78, Suppl 1.

Robinson, D.L. (2000). "Issues associated with predicting feed intake." In: Proceedings of the Feed Efficiency Workshop, (editors J.A. Archer, R.M. Herd and P.F. Arthur). Armidale, May.

 

Unpublished Conference Papers

Upton W.H., 2000, "Understanding BreedPlan EBVs and BreedObject", Handbook for Scanner Training Course, 4-7 April, Armidale

Wolcott M., 2000, "Real time ultrasound scanning applications in livestock assessment", (ed) Handbook for Scanner Training Course, 4-7 April, Armidale.

 

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

Upton W.H. (2000). "To facilitate the uptake of breeding technology by the commercial beef industry", Final report to MLA -PIRD Grant - Te Mania, February.

Bunter, K.L; Graser, H-U. (2000). "Genetic Evaluation for Australian Ostriches." RIRDC Publication No 00/153. pp 98.

Bunter, K.L. (2000). "Are your Goals High Enough?" Australian Ostrich Association Newsletter, December 2000, Issue 10.

 

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

Upton W.H. (2000). "What sire? What breed? - What effect on meat quality?". CRC field day at Tullimba. February.

Upton W.H. (2000). "BreedObject", Seminar to producer group from Coonamble, 21 March.

Upton W.H. 2000, "Real time ultrasound in the beef industry", CRC Belmont field day presentations in conjunction with Beef 2000, 10-17 April, Rockhampton.

Black J., Crump R., Henzell T., Hermesch S., Kerr R., Long T., McSweeney J.and Walters R. (2000) Pig Genetics Workshop, April, Armidale.

 

Software Development

Brown D.J., Reverter A. and Tier B. (2000). "OVIS Version 1.0 A multiple trait breeding value estimation program for genetic evaluation of sheep." Software Documentation, Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit, Armidale.

Girard C. (2000). "BreedPlan v4.1 Diagnostic Software".

 

Theses

Howarth J. (2000). "Selection strategies to exploit diversity between economic breeding objectives."

Mote T. (2000) "Genotype by Environment Interactions between Pig Polulations in Australia and Indonesia."