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Conference, Workshop and Seminar Publications - Refereed

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Books and Book Chapters

 

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers - Refereed

Albuquerque, L.G. and Meyer, K. (2001). "Estimates of genetic parameters for early growth of Brazilian Nelore cattle." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.151-154.

Archer, J.A. and Barwick, S.A. (2001). "An analysis of investment in advanced breeding program designs for beef cattle." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.465-468.

Ball, A.J.; Brown, D.J.; Spiker, S.A.; Field, S.R. and Banks, R.B. (2001). "Opportunities for genetic development for the Boer goat in Australia using KIDPLAN." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.445-448.

Barwick, S.A.; Henzell, A. and Graser, H.-U. (2001). "Selection for calving ease jointly with other profit traits in beef cattle." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.361-364.

Barwick, S.A.; Henzell, A.; Upton, W. and Graser, H.-U. (2001). "'BreedObject on the web': A catalyst for wider adoption of selection indexes in the beef industry." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.453-456.

Brown, D.J.; Tier, B. and Ball, A. (2001). "What does OVIS offer the Merino sheep breeder." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.525-528.

Brown, DJ.; Reverter, A. and Tier, B. (2001). "Influence of environmental factors and trait representation on the genetic evaluation of reproductive traits in sheep." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.131-134.

Brown, D.J.; Tier, B. and Banks, R. (2001). "Implications of data quality on the accuracy of estimated breeding values for weaning weight in sheep." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.441-444.

Brown, D.J.; Tier, B.; Reverter, A.; Ball, A. and Banks, R. (2001). "Genetic parameters for liveweight, wool growth and litter size and the associations among these traits in Corriedale sheep." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.119-122.

Bunter, K.L.; Cloete, S.W.P; van Schalkwyk, S.J. and Graser, H.-U. (2001). "Factors affecting reproductive performance in farmed ostriches." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.43-46.

Bunter, K.L.; Cloete, S.W.P.; van Schalkwyk, S.J. and Graser, H.-U. (2001). "Relationships between measures of reproductive performance in farmed ostrich hens." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.47-50.

Cameron, N.D. and Crump, R E. (2001). "Economic values for the Australian pig industry." Manipulating Pig Production VIII (Proceedings of the Eighth Biennial Conference of the Pig Science Association (APSA) held in Adelaide, South Australia, Nov 01. p146.

Crump, R.E. (2001). "A genetic analysis of sow longevity." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.223-226.

Henshall, J.M.; Burrow, H.M. and Tier, B. (2001). "Segregation analysis for major genes affecting adaptive traits in cattle grazed in the tropics." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.167-170.

Henshall, J.M.; Tier, B. and Kerr, R.J. (2001). "Marker assisted segregation analysis in complex pedigrees." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.301-304.

Hermesch, S.; Bunter, K.L. and Graser, H.-U. (2001). "Estimates of genetic correlations between IGF-1 recorded at 4 weeks of age and individual piglet weights at birth and 14 days, along with lifetime growth rate and backfat." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.211-214.

Hermesch, S.; Luxford, B.G. and Graser, H.-U. (2001). "Estimation of variance components for individual piglet weights at birth and 14 days of age." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.207-210.

Hermesch, S.; Luxford, B.G. and Graser, H.-U. (2001). "Genetic correlations between mortality rate and other litter traits of the sow." Manipulating Pig Production VIII (Proceedings of the Eighth Biennial Conference of the Pig Science Association (APSA) held in Adelaide, South Australia, Nov 01. p153.

Hermesch, S.; Luxford, B.G. and Graser, H.-U. (2001). "Genetic parameters for piglet mortality, within litter variation of birth weight, litter size and litter birth weight." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.227-230.

Hermesch, S.; Luxford, B.G. and Graser, H.-U. (2001). "The effect of cross-fostering on piglet growth differs between heavy and light birth weights." Manipulating Pig Production VIII (Proceedings of the Eighth Biennial Conference of the Pig Science Association (APSA) held in Adelaide, South Australia, Nov 01. p73.

Huisman, A.E. and von Arendonk, J.A.M. (2001). "Random regression models in pig breeding." Manipulating Pig Production VIII (Proceedings of the Eighth Biennial Conference of the Pig Science Association (APSA) held in Adelaide, South Australia, Nov 01. p145.

Johnston, D.J. (2001). "Selecting for marbling and its relationship with other important economic traits. What impact does it have?" In Marbling Symposium 2001. Coffs Harbour, Aust, pp.88-93.

Johnston, D.J.; Henshall, J.M. and Tier, B. (2001). "Estimate of the genetic correlation between calving success and days to calving in Angus females." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.353-356.

Johnston, D.J.; Herd, R.; Reverter, A. and Oddy, V.H. (2001). "Heritability of IGF-1 in beef cattle and its association with growth and carcase traits." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.163-166.

Kerr, R.J. and Henshall, J.M. (2001). "Composite interval mapping in half-sib analyses." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.401-404.

Kerr, R.J.; McLachlan, G.M. and Henshall, J.M. (2001). "Use of the two-allele model in half-sib designs." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.409-412.

Li, Y.; Kerr, R.J.; Henshall, J.M.; Harrison, B.; Goddard, M. and Barendse, W. (2001). "Comparison of QTL detection methods using marker data on beef quality traits - single-trait single-sire family versus two-allele multi-trait and multi-family model." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.413-416.

Marshall, K.; Henshall, J.M. and van der Werf, J.H.J. (2001). "Reducing the cost of marker typing: a simulation study relevant to the sheepmeat industry." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.305-308.

McSweeny, J.M.; Hermesch, S.; Crump, R.E. and Luxford, B.G. (2001). "Factors causing a reduction in individual feed intake data of group-housed pigs with electronic feeders." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.369-372.

Meyer, K. (2001). "Age-dependent changes in estimates of genetic parameters for weights of Hereford cattle." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.147-150.

Meyer, K. (2001). "Estimates of genetic covariance functions for weights of beef cows assuming a parametric correlation structure for environmental effects." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.143-146.

Meyer, K. (2001). "Lack of evidence for state of pregnancy effects on scan records of heifers." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.357-360.

Meyer, K. and Johnston, D.J. (2001). Estimates of genetic parameters from random regression analyses of scrotal circumference and days to calving in Brahmans. In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.349-352.

Mortimer, S.I.; Henshall, J.M. and Tier, B. (2001). "Major gene effects on resistance to body strike and fleece rot in Merino sheep revisited" In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.171-174.

Reverter, A. and Johnston, D.J. (2001). "Genetic analyses of live-animal ultrasound and abattoir carcase traits in Angus and Hereford cattle." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.159-162.

Reverter, A.; Brown, D.J. and Tier, B. (2001). "PARITIES: A software to simulate number of individuals born for multiparous species." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.389-392.

Reverter, A.; Farrell, E. and Hutchinson, C. (2001). "A Web interface for the Beef CRC Database." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.485-488.

Reverter, A. and Johnston, D.J. (2001). "Genetic parameter estimates for weight of bones in beef cattle." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.155-158.

Reverter, A.; Johnston, D.J.; Graser, H.-U; and Perry, D. (2001). "Prediction of retail beef yield percent from a number of wholesale primal cuts for use in genetic evaluation." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.469-472.

Tier, B.; Henshall, J.M. and McSweeney, J. (2001). "Potential for improving the docility of Limousin cattle in Australia." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.345-348.

Upton, W.; Mezsaros, S.A.; Barwick, S.A. and Kinghorn, B.P. (2001). "Mate allocations in beef cattle herds." In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Queenstown, NZ, pp.457-460.

Upton, W. and Wolcott, M.L. (2001). "The role and power of ultrasound in predicting marbling." In Marbling Symposium 2001. Coffs Harbour, Aust, pp.69-72.

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers – Other

Bunter, K.L.; Crump, R.E.; Henzell, A.; Hermesch, S.; Huisman, A.; Kerr, R.; McSweeny, J.; Moran, C. and Walters, R. (2001). "Pig Genetics Workshop Notes." Armidale NSW, Nov 01. p1-84.

Graser, H.-U. (2001). "Design of Breeding Program Workshop Notes International Workshop on Development Strategies for Genetic Evaluation for Beef Prodcution in Developing Countries" 2-28 July Khon Kaen, Thailand.

Johnston, D.J. (2001). "Improving marbling by genetics." In Armidale Feeder Steer School Conference Proceedings 2001. Armidale Aust, pp.96-98.

Johnston, D.J. (2001). "Improving marbling by genetics." In Victorian Store Cattle Production Workshop 2001. Aust, pp.71-73.

Lahti, K.G.; Bunter, K.L.; Mercer, J. and Clearkin, S. (2001). Genetic relationships between insulin-like growth factor-I and performance traits in two lines of purebred swine. Journal of Animal Science: 79 (Suppl. 1), page 192.

Upton, W. (2001). "Designing more profitable beef cattle - balancing your breeding program." In Victorian Store Cattle Production Workshop 2001. Aust, pp.74-80.

Upton, W. (2001). "Scanning plus abatoir information for genetic evaluation of carcase traits in seedstock herds." In Armidale Feeder Steer School Conference Proceedings 2001. Armidale Aust, pp.80.

Upton, W. (2001). "Scanning plus abatoir information for genetic evaluation of carcase traits in seedstock herds." In Victorian Store Cattle Production Workshop 2001. Aust, pp.51.

 

Journal Articles - Refereed

Albuquerque, L.G. and Meyer, K. (2001). "Estimates of covariance functions for growth from birth to 630 days of age in Nelore cattle." J. Anim. Sci. 79: 2776-2789.

Albuquerque, L.G. and Meyer, K. (2001). "Estimates of direct and maternal genetic effects for weights from birth to 600 days of age in Nelore cattle". J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 118: 83-92.

Arthur, P.F.; Archer, J.A.; Johnston, D.J.; Herd, R.M.; Richardson, E.C. and Parnell, P.F. (2001). "Genetic and phenotypic variance and covariance components for feed intake, feed efficiency, and other post weaning traits in Angus cattle." J. Anim. Sci. 79: 2805-2811.

Burrow, H.M.; Moore, S.S.; Johnston, D.J.; Barendse, W. and Bindon, B.M. (2001). "Quantitative and molecular genetic influences on properties of beef: a review." Aust. Journal of Experimental Agriculture 41: 893-920.

Dicker, R.W.; Ayres, J.F.; McPhee, M.P.; Robinson, D.L.; Turner, A.D.; Wolcott, M.L.; Kamphorst, P.G.; Harden, S. and Oddy, V.H. (2001). "Post-weaning growth of cattle in northern New South Wales. 2. Growth pathways of steers." Aust. Journal of Experimental Agriculture 41: 971-980.

Druet, T.; Misztal, I.; Duangjinda, M.; Reverter, A. and Gengler, N. (2001). "Estimation of genetic covariances with Method R." J. Anim. Sci. 79: 605-615.

Henshall, J.M.; Tier, B. and Kerr, R.J. (2001). "Estimating genotypes with independently sampled descent graphs." Genetical Research 78: 281-288.

Johnston, D.J.; Reverter, A.; Robinson, D.L. and Ferguson, D.M. (2001). quot;Sources of variation in mechanical shear force measures of tenderness in beef from tropically adopted genotypes, effects of data editing and their implications for genetic parameter estimation." Aust. Journal of Experimental Agriculture 41: 991-996.

Meyer, K. (2001). "Estimates of direct and maternal covariance functions for growth of Australian beef calves from birth to weaning." Genet. Select. Evol. 33: 487-514.

Meyer, K. (2001). "Estimating genetic covariance functions assuming a parametric correlation structure for environmental effects." Genet. Select. Evol. 33: 557-585.

Robinson, D.L.; Ferguson, D.M.; Oddy, V.H.; Perry, D. and Thompson, J.M. (2001). "Genetic and environmental influences on beef tenderness." Aust. Journal of Experimental Agriculture 41: 997-1005.

Robinson, D.L. and Oddy, V H. (2001). "Improving estimates of weight gain and residual feed intake by adjusting for the amount of feed eaten before weighing." Aust. Journal of Experimental Agriculture 41: 1057-1064.

Robinson, D.L.; Oddy, V.H.; Dicker, R.W. and McPhee, M.J. (2001). "Post-weaning growth of cattle in northern New South Wales. 3, Carry-over effects on finishing, carcass characteristics and intramuscular fat." Aust. Journal of Experimental Agriculture 41: 1041-1050.

Schlink, A.C.; Brown, D.J. and Longree, M. (2001). "Role of fibre length variation in staple strength of Merino wool." Wool Technology and Sheep Breeding 49(3): 202-211.

Tier, B. and Henshall, J. (2001). "A sampling algorithm for segregation analysis." Genet. Sel. Evol. 33: 587-603.

Upton, W.; Burrow, H.M.; Dundon, A.; Robinson, D.L. and Farrell, E.B. (2001). "CRC breeding program design, measurements and database: methods that underpin CRC research results." Aust. Journal of Experimental Agriculture 41: 943-952.

 

Journal Articles - Other

 

 

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

 

 

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

 

 

Software Development

 

 

Theses