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2003

Books and Book Chapters

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Publications - Refereed

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers - Other

Journal Articles - Refereed

Journal Articles - Other

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

Software Development

Theses


Books and Book Chapters

 

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers - Refereed

Apps, R; Brown, D J; Ball, A J; Banks, R and Field, S (2003). "Genetic opportunities to improve lamb weaning rates in Merinos." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 249-252.

Barwick, S A and Henzell, A (2003). "Assessing trait economic impacts at the level of the individual animals considered in selection." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 347-350.

Bennett, C and Bunter K L (2003). "Heritability estimates for conformation traits in pigs." In Proceedingsof the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 351-354.

Brash, L D; Barwick S A and Brown D J (2003). "The impact of recording performance criteria on index accuracy in terminal sire sheep breeds for a range of breeding objectives." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 257-260.

Brown, D J and Tier, B (2003). "Alternate methods for estimating breeding values for faecal egg count data from merino studs across Australia." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 115-118.

Burrow, H M; Johnston, D J; Barwick, S A; Holroyd, R G; Barendse, W; Thompson, J M; Griffith G R and Sullivan, M (2003). "Relationships between carcass and beef quality and components of herd profitability in northern Australia." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 359-362.

Burrow, H M; Griffith G R; Barwick, S A and Holmes, W E (2003). "Where to from Brahmans in the northern Australian herd? Maintaining the economic benefit of earlier infusions of Bos indicus." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 294-297.

Clarke, B E; Brown, D J and Ball, A J (2003). "Preliminary genetic parameters for live weight and ultrasound scan traits in Merinos." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 326-329.

Griffith, G R; Farquharson, R J; Barwick, S A; Banks, R G and Holmes, W E (2003). "Estimating returns from past investment into beef cattle genetics RD&E in Australia. Proceedings of the 25th IAAE Conference, Durban, South Africa. August 16-22.

Halloway, D R and Johnston D J (2003). "Evaluation of flight time and crush score as measures of temperament in Angus cattle." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 261-264.

Hermesch, S and Crump, R E (2003).  “Variation in Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) of young boars.”  Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Conference of the Australian Pig Science Association (APSA). Freemantle, Western Australia, November 23 - 26. p.60.

Johnston, D J, Graser H-U, Moore, K L and Graham J F (2003). “BREEDPLAN multi-breed EBVs for growth traits in Angus, Hereford, Simmental and Limousin breeds.” In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 269-272.

McSweeny, J M, Hermesch, S, Crump R E and B G Luxford (2003). “Effects of feeding regime on feeding patterns of group-housed pigs.” Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Conference of the Australian Pig Science Association (APSA). Freemantle, Western Australia, November 23 - 26. p.69.

McSweeny, J M, Hermesch, S, Crump R E and B G Luxford (2003). “Genetic relationship between a new feeding pattern trait and performance traits Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Conference of the Australian Pig Science Association (APSA). Freemantle, Western Australia, November 23 - 26. p.70.

Meyer, K (2003). "First estimates of covariance functions for lifetime growth of Angus cattle." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 395-398.

Meyer, K (2003). "Estimates of variances due to sire x herd effects for weights of Hereford cattle." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 131-134.

Meyer, K and Tier, B (2003). "Approximate and 'exact' accuracies of breeding value estimates for growth of beef cattle from random regression analyses." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 391-394.

Meyer, K and Johnston, D J (2003). "Estimates of genetic correlations between live ultrasound scan traits and days to calving in Hereford cattle." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 387-390.

Moore, K L; Johnston, D J; Herd, R M and Graser, H-U (2003). "Genetic and non-genetic effects on plasma insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) and production traits in Angus cattle." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 222-226.

Nakavisut, S; Crump, R E; Graser, H-U and Chaweewan, J (2003). "Estimation of Genetic parameters for Thai pig populations." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 265-268.

Robinson, D L and Johnson, D J (2003). "Days to calving in artificially inseminated cattle." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 55-58.

Tier, B and Bunter, K L(2003). "Estimating genetic merit when genotype data are incomplete." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 214-217.

Zhang, Y; Tuggle, C K; Rothschild, M F; Garwood, K and Beavis, W (2003). "Annotation of porcine expressed sequence tags and creation of porcine-humane orthologous gene resources." In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Melbourne, Vic. pp. 98-102.

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers – Other

Barwick, S A and Johnston, D J (2003). "Assessment of the Relative Economic Value of Feed Intake in Northern Australian Production Systems". In Proceedings of The Beef Products Program: Technology - Our Future. Paterson, NSW. pp.127-129.

Barwick, S A; Johnston, D J; Graser, H-U; Griffith, G R and Farquharson, R J (2003). "Assessment of Genetic Trends and Aggregation of Benefits from Genetic Improvement over Industry Breed X Market Production Systems". In Proceedings of The Beef Products Program: Technology - Our Future. Paterson, NSW. pp.115-118.

Bennet, C; Bunter, K; Crump, R E; Giles, R; Graser, H-U; Henzell, A; Hermesch, S; Johnsson, I; McSweeny, J; Moran, C and Walters, R (2003). "Pig Genetics Workshop Notes" Armidale. NSW. 89pp.

Burrow, H M; Griffith, G R; Barwick, S A and Holmes, W E ( 2003). "Where to from Brahmans in the Northern Australian Herd". . In Proceedings of The Beef Products Program: Technology - Our Future. Paterson, NSW. pp.130-132.

Farquharson, R J; Griffith, G R; Barwick, S A; Banks, R G and Holmes, W E (2003). "Estimating the Returns from Past Investments into Beef Cattle Genetics RD&E in Australia". In Proceedings of The Beef Products Program: Technology - Our Future. Paterson, NSW. pp.119-122.

Hermesch, S and Crump, R E (2003). "Variation in Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) of young boars". In Proceedings of Manipulating Pig Production IX. Ed. J E Paterson. 23-26 Nov. Freemantle, WA. p. 60.

Johnston, D J and Sundstrom, B (2003). "First Australian Multi-breed EBVs". In Proceedings of The Beef Products Program: Technology - Our Future. Paterson, NSW. p. 144.

Johnston, D J (2003). "The Future of DNA Technologies in the Beef Industry". In Proceedings of The Beef Products Program: Technology - Our Future. Paterson, NSW. pp. 166-167.

Meyer, K (2003). "Estimates of genetic covariance functions for growth of Australian Angus cattle from random regression models fitting different orders of polynomials." 54th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production. Rome, Italy.

Meyer, K (2003). "Random regression models for analyses of longitudinal data in animal breeding." Proceedings of 54th session of the International Statistical Institute." Berlin, Germany. Invited paper. 4pp, CD-ROM.

Meyer, K and Tier, B (2003). "Approximate prediction error covariances among multiple estimated breeding values for individuals." Proceedings of Interbull Meeting. Rome, Italy. Interbull Bulletin 31: 133-136.

McRae, T A; Apiolaza, L A; Dutkowski, G W; Kerr R J; Pilbeam D J; Powell, M B and Tier, B (2003). "TREEPLAN - A Genetic evaluation system for forest trees." Presented at 27th Biennial Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference, 24-27 June, Stillwater Oklahoma, USA.

McSweeny, J M; Hermesch, S; Crump, R E and Luxford B G (2003) "Effects of Feeding Regime of Feeding Patterns of Group-Housed Pigs." In Proceedings of Manipulating Pig Production IX. Ed. J E Paterson. 23-26 Nov. Freemantle, WA. p. 69.

McSweeny, J M; Hermesch, S; Crump, R E and Luxford B G (2003) "Genetic relationship between a new feeding pattern trait and performance traits." In Proceedings of Manipulating Pig Production IX. Ed. J E Paterson. 23-26 Nov. Freemantle, WA. p. 70.

Nakavisut, S; Crump, R E; Graser, H-U and Anothaisinthawee, S (2003). "Teat number and its relationship to female reproduction traits." In Proceedings of Manipulating Pig Production IX. Ed. J E Paterson. 23-26 Nov. Freemantle, WA. p. 65.

Tier, B (2003). "Data. Information.. Decisions. The Application of Information Technology in Animal Breeding." In Proceedings of Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists 22nd Congress. Turku, Finland. pp. 140-143. Invited paper.

Tier, B (2003). "The effect of genomics on animal breeding." In Proceedings of Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists 22nd Congress. Turku, Finland. p. 230.

Wilkins, J F; Irwin, J; McKiernan, W A and Barwick S A (2003). "Regional Combinations - Combining Genetics, Nutrition and Management to Produce High Quality Beef". In Proceedings of The Beef Products Program: Technology - Our Future. Paterson, NSW. pp. 69-71.

 

Journal Articles - Refereed

Henshall, J M and Tier, B (2003). "An algorithm for sampling descent graphs in large complex pedigrees efficiently." Genet. Res., Camb. 81: 205-212.

Hermesch, S; Kanis E and Eissen J J (2003)."Economic weights for feed intake in the growing pig derived from a growth model and an economic model. J. Anim. Sci. 81(4): 895-903.

Johnston, D J; Reverter, A; Burrow, H M; Oddy, V H and Robinson, D L(2003). "Genetic and phenotypic characterisation of animal, carcass and meat quality traits from temperate and tropically adapted beef breeds. 1. Animal measures" Aust. J. Agric. Research 54(2): 107-118.

Johnston, D J; Reverter, A; Ferguson, D M; Thompson J M and Burrow, H M (2003). "Genetic and phenotypic characterisation of animal, carcass and meat quality traits from temperate and tropically adapted beef breeds. 3. Meat quality traits." Aust. J. Agric. Research 54(2): 135-147.

Kahi, A K; Barwick, S A and Graser, H-U (2003). "Economic evaluation of Hereford cattle breeding schemes incorporating direct and indirect measures of feed intake." Aust. J. Agric. Research 54(10): 1039-1055.

Reverter, A; Johnston, D J; Perry, D; Goddard, M E and Burrow, H M (2003). "Genetic and phenotypic characterisation of animal, carcass and meat quality traits from temperate and tropically adapted beef breeds. 2. Abattoir carcass traits." Aust. J. Agric. Research 54(2): 119-134.

Reverter, A; Johnston, D J; Ferguson, D M; Perry, D; Goddard, ME; Burrow, H M; Oddy, V H; Thompson J M and Bindon B M (2003). "Genetic and phenotypic characterisation of animal, carcass and meat quality traits from temperate and tropically adapted beef breeds. 4. Correlations among live animal, carcass and meat quality traits." Aust. J. Agric. Research 54(2): 149-158.

Tuggle, C K; Green, J A; Fitzsimmons, C; Woods, R; Prather, R S; Malchenko, S; Bento Soares, M; Kucaba, T; Crouch, K; Smith, C; Tack, D; Robinson, N; O'Leary, B; Scheetz, T; Casavant, T; Pomp, D; Edeal, J B; Zhang, Y; Rothschild, M F; Garwood, K and Beavis, W (2003). "EST-based gene discovery in pig: virtual expression patterns and comparative mapping to human." Mammalian Genome 14: 565-579.

 

Journal Articles - Other

 

 

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

Barwick, S A (2003). $Index monitoring industry gains. BREEDPLAN News 13: 7.

Barwick, S A (2003). Understanding Charolais $Indexes. Australian Charolais Crossbreeder. pp.32-33.

Farquharson, B; Griffith, G; Barwick, S A; Banks, R and Holmes, B (2003). Estimating the returns from past investment into beef cattle genetic technologies in Australia. Economic Research Report No. 15, NSW Agriculture, Armidale.

 

Software Development

PIGBLUP Genetic Evaluation Software, V5.10
August 2003.

 

Theses