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2006

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

 

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers – Other

Arthur, P; Herd, R; Johnston, D J; Wolcott, M L and Barwick, S A (2006). "Genetics of growth and feed efficiency." Proceedings of 'Australian Beef the Leader' Conference, Armidale, 7-8 March, pp. 53-64.

Barwick, S A; Johnston, D J; Wolcott, M L and Burrow, H M (2006). "Genetic correlations between steer and heifer, and between environments for measures of growth and live body composition in two tropical genotypes." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 03-23.

Braun, J A; Bunter, K L; Cai, W; Crump, R E; Dekkers, J; Graser, H-U; Henzell, A; Hermesch, S; Luxford, B G; Nakavisut, S; Suárez, M and Walters, R (2006). "Pig Genetics Workshop Notes", Armidale, 25-26 October, pp 1-89.

Brown, D J; Ball, A J; Huisman, A E; Swan, A A; Atkins, R D; Graser, H-U; Banks, R, Swan, P and Woolaston, R R (2006). "Sheep Genetics Australia: A national genetic evaluation system for Australian sheep." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 05-03.

Bunter, K L and Bennett, C (2006). "Genotype differences for meat and eating quality traits in Australian pig populations." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 06-15.

Burrow, H M; Johnston, D J; Thompson, J M; Reverter, A; Barwick, S A and Perry D (2006). "The genetics of carcase and beef quality: take-home messages from the Beef CRC." Proceedings of 'Australian Beef - the Leader' Conference, Armidale NSW, 7-8 March, pp 69-77.

Donoghue, K A; Sapa, J and Phocas, F (2006). "Genetic relationships between measures of temperament in Australia and French Limousin cattle." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 17-10.

Donoghue, K A; Sapa, J; Phocas, F and McDonald, A (2006). "Genetic relationships between measures of docility in Australia, France and North America." Proceedings of the 16th International Limousin Conference, Sydney, Australia, 6 April.

Ferguson, D M; Johnston, D J; Burrow, H M and Reverter, A (2006). "Relationships between temperament, feedlot performance and beef quality." Proceedings of 'Australian Beef - the Leader' Conference, Armidale NSW, 7-8 March, pp 161-165.

Hermesch, S; Huisman, A E; Luxford, BG and Graser, H-U (2006). "Analysis of genotype by feeding level interaction in pigs applying reaction norm models." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 06-03.

Huisman, A E and Brown, D J (2006). "Predictive ability of sire weaning weight breeding values Estimated across environments in terminal sire sheep breeds." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 04-07.

Irwin, J; Wilkins, J F; McKiernan, W A and Barwick, S A (2006). "Relationships between carcase measures and estimates of meat quality traits in steers with diverse genotypes and having different pre-feedlot growth treatments." Proceedings of the Australian Society of Animal Production 26th Biennial Conference. Western Australia, 10 July. Short Communication No. 19.

Johnston, D J; Barwick, S A; Burrow H M; Holroyd, R G and Fordyce, G (2006). "Female reproductive performance and its relationship with age at puberty in beef heifers of two tropically adapted genotypes in northern Australia." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 32-04.

Johnston, D J; Barwick, S A; Holroyd, R G; Fordyce, G and Burrow, H M (2006). "Genetics of female reproduction traits." Proceedings of 'Australian Beef - the Leader' Conference, Armidale NSW, 7-8 March, pp 47-52.

McClintock, S; Thomson P C; McClintock, A C; Raadsma, H W and Tier, B (2006). "Simulating past selection for molecular breeding program evaluation." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 01-44.

McKiernan, W A; Wilkins, J F; Graham, J F; Tudor, G D; Deland, M P B; McIntyre, B L; Walkley, J R W; Barwick, S A and Irwin, J (2006). "CRC 'Regional Combinations' Project - Regional beef systems to improve productivity and profitability." Proceedings of 'Australian Beef - the Leader' Conference, Armidale NSW, 7-8 March, pp 127-134.

McKiernan, W A; Wilkins, J F; Irwin, J and Barwick, S A (2006). "Live body composition assessments as predictors of carcase retail beef yield." Proceedings of the Australian Society of Animal Production 26th Biennial Conference. Western Australia, 10 July. Short Communication No. 18.

Meyer, K (2006). "PX x AI: algorithmics for better convergence in restricted maximum likelihood estimation" Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 24-15.

Meyer, K (2006). "To have your steak and eat it: genetic principal component analysis for beef cattle data." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 25-03.

Meyer, K (2006). "Wombat - digging deep for quantitative genetic analysis by REML." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 27-14.

Nakavisut, S; Crump, R E and Graser, H-U (2006). "Body length and its genetic relationships with production and reproduction traits in pigs." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 06-45.

Sapa, J; Donoghue, K A and Phocas, F (2006). "Genetic parameters between sexes for temperament traits in Limousin cattle." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 17-09.

Suárez, M; Hermesch, S and Braun, J A (2006). "The relationship between reproductive performance of crossbred sows and the EBVs of their purebred dams." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 06-25.

Tier, B (2006). "Haplotyping for linkage disequilibrium mapping." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 21-01.

Wolcott, M L; Johnston, D J; Barwick, S A and Burrow, H M (2006). "Genetic correlations of steer growth, fatness and IGF-1 with feed intake and efficiency in two tropically adapted genotypes." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil. P. 14-05.

Woolaston, A F; Murison, R and Tier, B (2006). "A simulation study of spatial effects in microarray slides." Proceedings of the 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13-18 August. P. 23-05.

Woolaston, R R; Brown D J; Atkins, K D; Casey, A E and Ball, A J (2006). "Genetic changes in the Australian Merino since 1990." Agribusiness Sheep Updates 2006, Perth, Australia, West Australian Government - Department of Agriculture and Food. Ed. Sue-Ellen Shaw.

 

Journal Articles - Refereed

Brown, D J (2006). "Genetic aspects of greasy wool colour assessments in Merino sheep." International Journal of Sheep and Wool Science 54(3): 1-16.

Cloete, S W P; Bunter, K L; Lambrechts, H; Brand, Z; Swart, D and Greyling, J P C (2006). "Variance components for live weight, body measurements and reproductive traits of pair-mated ostrich females." British Poultry Science 47(2): 147-158.

Hawken, R J; Cavanagh, J A L; Meadows, J R S; Khatkar, M; Husaini, Y; Zenger, K R; McClintock, S; McClintock, A E and Raadsma, H W (2006). "Technical Note: Whole-genome amplification of DNA extracted from cattle semen samples." Journal of Dairy Science 89 (6): 2217-2221.

Huisman, A E; Tier, B and Brown, D J (2006). "On assessing contrasts between groups of animals." Livestock Science 104(3): 254-267.

Kadel, M J; Johnston, D J; Burrow, H M; Graser, H-U and Ferguson, D M (2006). "Genetics of flight time and other measures of temperament and their value as selection criteria for improving meat quality traits in tropically adapted breeds of beef cattle." Aust. J Agric Research 57(9): 1029-1035.

 

Journal Articles - Other

 

 

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

Donoghue, K A (2006). Australian Brahman BREEDPLAN research. Report to Australian Brahman Breeders' Association.

Donoghue, K A (2006). Update on Global Hereford Genetic Evaluation Research. Report to World Hereford Council.

Donoghue, K A and Upton, W (2006). Ultrasound scanning. Article for Droughtmaster Stud Breeders' Society Limited.

Hermesch, S (2006). Final Report - "Demonstration of the MIPS herd recording system." Group Demonstration Report, July 2006.

Hermesch, S (2006). Final Report - "Facilitating the uptake of PBSELECT." APL 2100.03 Group Demonstration Report, November 2006.

 

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

Bunter, K L (2006). "Genetic associations between voluntary feed intake of females, finisher performance and sow longevity". Invited speaker at CHM Managers Conference, Mooloolaba, Qld, November 10 2006.

Donoghue, K A (2006). Update on Global Hereford genetic evaluation research. Presentations to Australian Hereford Society and American Hereford Association.

Donoghue, K A (2006). Fundamentals of BREEDPLAN. Presentation to New England Hereford Youth Club.

Donoghue, K A (2006). Overview of Hereford research projects at AGBU. Presentation to Uruguayan Hereford Association.

Donoghue, K A (2006). Practical breeding program issues-Beef industry. Lecture for GENE422.

Donoghue, K A (2006). Genetic relationships between measures of docility in Australia, France and North America. Presentation at Kaludabah Limousin Field Day.

Donoghue, K A and Johnston, D J (2006). Update on Global Hereford genetic evaluation research. Presentation to technical representatives of participating countries.

Hermesch, S (2006). "Genetic improvement of pigs." Four presentations to high school groups and pig breeders, Tamworth, 2006.

Hermesch, S (2006). "Introduction and Breeding objective." PBSELECT training day - Genetic improvement on farm - how to make it happen? Sydney, 2006.

Hermesch, S (2006). "Performance recording." PBSELECT training day - Genetic improvement on farm - how to make it happen? Sydney, 2006.

Hermesch, S (2006). "Estimated breeding values (EBVs)." PBSELECT training day - Genetic improvement on farm - how to make it happen? Sydney, 2006.

Hermesch, S (2006). PBSELECT - the online PIGBLUP service. Presentation at Uptake 2006, Canberra.  August 22.

Hermesch, S (2006). "Selection and control." PBSELECT training day - Genetic improvement on farm - how to make it happen? Sydney, 2006.

Hermesch, S (2006). "Tools for genetic evaluations." PBSELECT training day - Genetic improvement on farm - how to make it happen? Sydney, 2006.

Jeyaruban, M G (2006). Developing selection criteria for breeding heifers for Asian dairy production system with special emphasis to South Asia. Expert meeting on Selection Criteria for breeding heifers. IAEA Technical Cooperation Expert Mission, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

Jeyaruban, M G and Johnston, D J (2006). Development of a genetic evaluation system for functional traits in BREEDPLAN. A discussion paper presented at the industry discussion involving NSW/DPI staff, AGBU staff and Angus breed association staff, 22 March, Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit (AGBU).

Jeyaruban, M G; Johnston, D J and H-U Graser (2006). BREEDPLAN evaluation of Net feed Intake and IGF-I in Angus cattle. A discussion paper presented at the discussion involving AGBU, NSW DPI and CRC staff, 21 July, Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit (AGBU).

 

Software Development

PIGBLUP Genetic Evaluation Software
V5.20 Maintenance release, February 2006.

 

Theses

Nakavisut, S (2006). Estimation of genetic parameters for pig populations in government breeding herds in Thailand. PhD Thesis, UNE.