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2005

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

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

Software Development

Theses


Books and Book Chapters

 

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers - Refereed

Brown, D J; Atkins, K and Huisman, A E (2005). "Expression of body weight, fleece weight and fibre diameter in across flock genetic evaluation." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.84-87.

Brown, D J; Ball, A and Huisman, A E (2005). "The influence of ewe weight at mating on lamb performance and reproduction of the ewe." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.306-309.

Brown, D J and Fozi, M A (2005). "Genetic parameters for body weight and carcase traits in Australian based south African meat Merino sheep." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.310-313.

Bunter, K L; Bennett, C and Luxford, B G (2005). "Genetic correlations between juvenile insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and measures of sow reproductive performance are low." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.95-98.

Cloete, S W P; Bunter, K L and Brand, Z (2005). "Genetic parameters for reproduction in ostriches." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.132-135.

Cloete, S W P, Bunter, K L and Brand, Z (2005). "Phenotypic performance of ostrich females selected for live weight or chick production relative to an unselected control line." In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Ratite Science Symposium & XII World Ostrich Congress. Madrid, 14-16th October 2005. (Ed. Carbajo, E., Madrid, Spain).

Crump, R E (2005). "Simulation of estimated breeding value demonstration trials." In Proceedings of the Tenth Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association (Inc). Christchurch, New Zealand. November 27-30. p 101.

Crump, R E; Hansson, A C; Graser, H-U and Sokolinski, R (2005). "Potential quantitative genetic indicators of pig temperament." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.91-94.

Hansson, A C; Crump, R E; Graser, H-U and Sokolinski, R (2005). "Relationships among temperament and production traits of pigs." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.141-144.

Hansson, A C and Hermesch, S (2005). "Estimated breeding values of sires predict average progeny performance." In Proceedings of the Tenth Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association (Inc). Christchurch, New Zealand. November 27-30. p 100.

Hansson, A C; Crump, R E and Hermesch, S (2005). "Reliability of trial designs for a proof of estimated breeding values analysis." In Proceedings of the Tenth Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association (Inc). Christchurch, New Zealand. November 27-30. p 113.

Hermesch, S (2005). "Mean and variation in back fat influence profit of pig production." In Proceedings of the Tenth Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association (Inc). Christchurch, New Zealand. November 27-30. p 99.

Hermesch, S and O'Shea, J M (2005). "Genetic parameters for characteristics of pork bellies." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.137-140.

Huisman, A E and Brown, D J (2005). "Genetic parameters for ultrasound scan and wool traits at yearling and hogget age in Merino sheep." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.32-35.

Huisman, A E; Tier, B and Brown, D J (2005). "Multiple trait linkage across flocks." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.250-253.

Ingham, V M; Fogarty, N M; Gilmour, A R; Brown, D J; Cummins, L J; Gaunt, G M; Stafford, J and Hocking Edwards, J E (2005). "Relationships between LAMBPLAN EBVs for rams and post weaning performance of their crossbred progeny." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.227-230.

Johnston, D J and Moore, K L (2005). " 'Stocktake' - genetic audit software for Australian seedstock beef producers." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.161-164.

Khusro, M; Brown, D J; Van der Werf, J H J and Graser, H-U (2005). "Breed differences and crossbreeding effects in Australian meat sheep breeds." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.231-234.

Lee, S H; Van der Werf, J H J and Tier, B (2005). "Combining two Marcov Chain Monte Carlo approaches for linkage and association studies with a complex pedigree and multi marker loci." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.107-110.

Marshall, K; van der Werf, J H J; Maddox, J F; Graser, H-U; Zhang, Y; Walkden-Brown, S W and Kahn, L (2005). "A genome scan for quantitative trait loci for resistance to the gastrointestinal parasite Haemonchus contortus in sheep." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.115-118.

McClintock, S E; Beard, K T and Goddard, M E (2005). "Calving traits and their relationship with production, conformation and workability traits in Holstein-Friesian cows." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.128-131.

McClintock, S E; Beard, K T; Goddard, M E and Johnston, D J (2005). "Hidden costs of dystocia: fertility and long term survival in dairy cows." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.271-274.

McClintock, S E; Beard, K T; Goddard, M E and Johnston, D J (2005). "Interactions between gestation length, calf size, dystocia and calf mortality." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.275-278.

Meyer, K (2005). "Estimates of covariance functions for growth of Angus cattle from random regression analyses fitting B-spline functions." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.52-55.

Meyer, K (2005). "Ordering strategies to reduce computational requirements in variance component estimation." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.282-285.

Meyer, K (2005). "Reduced rank estimates of the genetic covariance matrix for live ultrasound scan traits." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.56-59.

Meyer, K (2005). "Sampling behaviour of reduced rank estimates of genetic covariance functions." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.286-289.

Moore, K L; Johnston, D J and Burrow, H M (2005). "Sire breed differences for net feed intake in feedlot finished beef cattle." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.76-79.

Nakavisut, S; Crump, R E; Suarez , M and Graser, H-U (2005). "Genetic correlations between the performance of purebred and crossbred pigs." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.99-102.

Suárez, M; Hermesch, S; Braun, J A and Graser, H-U (2005). "Estimates of genetic parameters for reproductive traits at different parities in Australian hyperprolific Large White sows." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.145-148.

Suárez, M; Braun, J A;Nakavisut, S and Hermesch, S (2005). "Estimated breeding values for number born alive in pigs - do they really work." In Proceedings of the Tenth Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association (Inc). Christchurch, New Zealand. November 27-30. p 102.

Tier, B (2005). "A simple generalisation of Kinghorn's genotypic probability index." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.362-365.

Tier, B and Henshall, J M (2005). "Limits to genotypic probabilities for single loci." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.366-369.

Woolaston, A F; Murison, R and Tier, B (2005). "Analysis of microarrays incorporating adjustments for spatial effects." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.262-265.

Zhang, Y and Tier, B (2005). "QTL mapping using logistic regression." In Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. Noosa, Australia. September 25-28. pp.354-357.

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers – Other

 

 

Journal Articles - Refereed

Albuquerque, L G and Meyer, K (2005). "Estimates of covariance functions for growth of Nelore cattle applying a parametric correlation structure to model within-animal correlations." Livestock Production Sciencei 95: 213-222.

Barwick, S A and Henzell, A L (2005). "Development successes and issues for the future in deriving and applying selection indexes for beef breeding." Aust. J. of Experimental Agriculture 45:923-933.

Brown, D J and Crook, B J (2005). "Environmental responsiveness of fibre diameter in grazing fine wool Merino sheep." Aust. J. Agric. Research 56(7): 673-684.

Bunter, K L; Hermesch, S; Luxford, B G; Graser, H-U and Crump, R E (2005). "Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) measured in juvenile pigs is genetically correlated with economically important performance traits." Aust. J. of Experimental Agriculture 45: 783-792.

Graser, H-U; Tier, B; Johnston, D J and Barwick, S A (2005). "Genetic evaluation for the beef industry in Australia." Aust. J. of Experimental Agriculture 45: 913-921.

Kerr, C A; Bunter, K L; Seymour, R; Shen, B and Reverter A (2005). "The heritability of the expression of two stress-regulated gene fragments in pigs." Journal of Animal Science 83: 1753-1765.

Kerr, R J; McLachlan, G M and Henshall, J M (2005). "Use of the EM algorithm to detect QTL affecting multiple-traits in an across half-sib family analysis." Genetics Selection Evolution 37(1): 83-103.

McKiernan, W A; Wilkins, J F; Barwick, S A; Tudor, G D; McIntyre, B L; Graham, J F; Deland, M P B and Davies, L (2005). "CRC 'Regional Combinations' project - effects of genetics and growth paths on beef production and meat quality; experimental design, methods and measurements." Aust J of Experimental Agriculture 45:959-969.

Meyer, K (2005). "Advances in methodology for random regression analyses." Aust. J. of Experimental Agriculture 45: 847-858.

Meyer, K (2005). "Estimates of genetic covariance functions for growth of Angus cattle." J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 122(2): 73-85.

Meyer, K (2005). "Genetic principal components for live ultrasound scan traits of Angus cattle." Animal Science 81(3): 337-345.

Meyer, K (2005). "Random regression analysis using B-splines to model growth of Australian Angus cattle." Genetics Selection Evolution 37: 473-500.

Meyer, K and Kirkpatrick, M (2005). "Restricted maximum likelihood estimation of genetic principal components and smoothed covariance matrices." Genetics Selection Evolution 37(1): 1-30.

Meyer, K and Kirkpatrick, M (2005). "Up hill, down dale: quantitative genetics of curvaceous traits." Proc. Roy. Soc B. 360(1459): 1443-1455.

Moore, K L; Johnston, D J; Graser H-U and Herd, R (2005). "Genetic and phenotypic relationships between insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and net feed intake, fat, and growth traits in Angus beef cattle." Aust. J. Agric. Research 56(3): 211-218.

Phocas, F; Donoghue, K; and Graser H-U (2005). "Investigation of three strategies for an international genetic evaluation of beef cattle weaning weight." Genetics Selection Evolution 37: 361-380.

Robinson, D L (2005). "Accounting for bias in regression coefficients with example from feed efficiency." Livestock Production Science 95(1-2): 155-161.

Robinson, D L (2005). "Assessing the accuracy of modeling weight gain of cattle using feed efficiency data." Livestock Production Science 95(3): 187-200.

 

Journal Articles - Other

Iker, C and Johnston, D J (2005). "First Flight Time Results." Shorthorn Beef. Feb pp.13-15.

McClintock, S (2005). "Calving costs and how to reduce them." The Australian Dairy Farmer 20(4): 67-68.

 

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

Bunter, K L (2005). Final report to APL (Project APL1927) "Quantifying meat and eating quality differences between major Australian pig genotypes". Submitted June 30.

Crump, R E (2005). PIGBLUP Selection and Mate Allocation & Marker Modules User Manual

Crump, R E (2005). PIGBLUP Version 5.2 User Manual

Henzell, A and Hermesch, S (2005). FileMerger v 1.00 Manual

Hermesch, S; Crump R E and Henzell, A (2005). "Genetic evaluation systems for pigs used in Australia". Pig Genetics Information sheet.

Hermesch, S and Crump R E (2005). "PBSELECT: The online PIGBLUP service". Pig Genetics Information sheet.

Hermesch, S (2005). "Summary of papers relevant to pig genetics presented at 7th World Congress Applied to Livestock production". Pig Genetics Information sheet.

Hermesch, S (2005). "Pig Genetics: How to get information". Pig Genetics Information sheet.

Hermesch, S; Crump R E; Henzell, A and Graser, H-U (2005). "Benefits of using PIGBLUP in pig breeding programs". Pig Genetics Information sheet.

Hermesch, S (2005). "Selection strategies for increased litter size and reduced litter mortality". Pig Genetics Information sheet.

Hermesch, S (2005). "Sow reproductive performance - Selection for litter size only is not enough". Pig Genetics Information sheet.

Hermesch, S (2005). "EBVs are a better predictor of genetic differences between pigs than performance records". Pig Genetics Information sheet.

Hermesch, S (2005). "EBVs can only be compared from the same genetic evaluation". Pig Genetics Information sheet.

Hermesch, S (2005). "Using EBVs to select replacement stock improves profitability". Pig Genetics Information sheet.

Hermesch, S and Crump, R E (2005). "The National Pig Improvement Program". Pig Genetics Information sheet.

 

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

Bunter, K L and Bennett, C (2005). APL Invited Speaker - Victorian Pig Fair (Bendigo) Title of presentation: Genotype comparisons for meat and eating quality traits.

Hermesch, S (2005). "Research into a crossbreeding program that uses hyperprolific sows". Presentation at Top Pork Network meeting, Adelaide November 2005.

Hermesch, S (2005). "Tools for genetic improvement of pig production". Presentation at Pig Genetics Seminar in Christchurch, NZ. November 2005.

Hermesch, S (2005). "Sow reproductive performance - Selection for litter size only is not enough" Presentation at Pig Genetics Seminar in Christchurch, NZ. November 2005.

McClintock, S E (2005). Dairy CRC. Microassisted selection. A case history. Gippsland, Vic.

 

Software Development

PIGBLUP Genetic Evaluation Software
V5.20 Nov 2005.

 

Theses

Suárez, M (2005). "Research into a crossbreeding program that uses hyperprolific sows." Masters Thesis, UNE. (awarded 2006).