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2010

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

Greeff, J; Kinghorn, B P and Brown, D J (2010).  Breeding and Selection. In International Sheep and Wool Handbook, Cottle, D J (ed).  Nottingham University Press

Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds.)  2010 Pig Genetics Workshop Notes. Armidale, Australia.

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers - Refereed

Bolormaa, S; Hayes, B; Hawken, R; Zhang, Y and Goddard, M (2010).  “Detection of chromosome segments of Zebu and Taurine origin and their effect on body weight.” Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0229.

Brown, D J; Swan, A A and Graser, H-U (2010).  “Genetic relationships between indicator traits for fly strike resistance and production traits in Merino sheep.” Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0924.

Bunter, K L; Lewis, C R G; Hermesch, S; Smits, R and Luxford, B G (2010).  “Maternal capacity, feed intake and body development in sows.” Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0071.

Fortes, M R S; Reverter, A; Zhang, Y; Collis, E; Nagaraj, S H; Jonsson, N N; Barris, W and Hawken, R J (2010).  “A new method for exploring genome-wide associations applied to cattle puberty.”  Proceedings of the 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0185.

Gilbert, H; Billon, Y; Lagant, H; Calderon, J A; Guillouet, P; Bidanel, J-P; Noblet, J; Sellier, P and Hermesch, S (2010).  “Correlated responses in sow feed intake, body composition and reproduction after divergent selection for residual feed intake in the growing pig.”  Proceedings of the 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0414.

Hermesch, S; Jones, R M; Bunter, K L and Gilbert, H (2010).  “Consequences of selection for lean growth and prolificacy on sow attributes.”  Proceedings of the 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0292.

Hickey, J M; Kinghorn, B P; Cleveland, M A; Tier, B and van der Werf, J H J (2010).  “Recursive long range phasing and long haplotype library imputation: building a global haplotype library for Holstein cattle.”  Proceedings of the 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0934.

Johnston, D J; Barwick, S A; Fordyce, G and Holroyd, R G (2010).  “Understanding the genetics of lactation anoestrus in Brahman beef cattle to enhance genetic evaluation of female reproductive traits.”  Proceedings of the 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0923.

Lewis, C R G; Hermesch, S and Bunter, K L (2010).  “A random regression analysis of sow lactation feed intake and the effect of temperature on intake.”  Proceedings of the 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0670.

Mérour, I; Tribout, T and Hermesch, S (2010).  “Variabilité inter races des poids des pièces de carcasse et corrélations génétiques avec les critères de qualité de la viande chez le porc.”  42nd Journées de la Recherche Porcine. February 3. pp.161-166.

Meyer, K and Kirkpatrick, M (2010).  “Bending over backwards: better estimates of genetic covariance matrices by penalized REML.”  Proceedings of the 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0061.

Tabuaciri, P; Bunter, K L and Graser, H-U (2010).  “Dam attributes and postnatal piglet survival.”  Proceedings of the 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0684.

Tyrisevä, A-M; Meyer, K; Fikse, W F; Ducrocq, V; Jakobsen, J; Lidauer, M H and Mäntysaari, E A (2010).  “Principal component and factor analytic models in international sire evaluation.” Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0718.

Zhang, Y; Tier, B and Hawken, R J (2010).  “Whole genome analysis of heifer puberty in Brahman cattle.” Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August. Paper 0761.

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers – Other

Ball, AJ; Gill, J S; Brown, D J and Banks, R G (2010).  “Industry impact of the sheep CRC information nucleus.” Sheep CRC Conference 2010, Adelaide, 20-21 October.

Banks, R G; van der Werf, J H J and Swan, A A (2010).  “Genetics as a driver of productivity and profitability in the sheep industry.” Sheep CRC Conference 2010, Adelaide, 20-21 October.

Barwick, S A; Graser, H-U; Jeyaruban, M G; Johnston, D J and Wolcott, M L (2010).  “Review of potential investment into recording feed efficiency in beef cattle”.  MLA Project B.BFG.0050 Workshop, University of New England, Armidale, 3 June, 35 pp.

Brown, D J; Swan, A A and Gill, J S (2010).  “Within and across flock genetic relationships for breech flystrike resistance indicator traits.”  Sheep CRC Conference 2010, Adelaide, 20-21 October.

Bunter, K L and Lewis, C R G (2010).  Sow development, reproductive performance and longevity.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2010, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 51-58.

Hermesch, S (2010).  Consequences of selection for lean growth and prolificacy on piglet survival and sow attribute traits.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2010, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 59-64.

Hermesch, S and Bunter, K L (2010).  Busting myths to broaden our horizons.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2010, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 73-78.

Hermesch, S and Jones, R M (2010).  Phenotypic trends for traits of the growing pig and the sow.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2010, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 1-8.

Hermesch, S and Jones, R M (2010).  Strategies to improve market value of pig carcases.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2010, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 39-46.

Hermesch, S and Luxford, B G (2010).  Towards healthy, productive genotypes.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2010, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 97-100.

Jones, R M and Hermesch, S (2010).  First genetic analysis of blood haemoglobin levels and iron content in pork.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2010, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 17-24.

Lewis, C R G and Bunter, K L (2010).  Heat stress: The effects of temperature on production and reproduction traits.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2010, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 87-96.

Linden, N P; Brown, D J and Gardner, G E (2010).  “Lambs sired by rams with low Australian Sheep Breeding Values for C-site fat depth have superior efficiency during finishing.”  Sheep CRC Conference 2010, Adelaide, 20-21 October.

Tabuaciri, P; Bunter, K L and Graser, H-U (2010).  Improving piglet survival: traits for piglet vitality at birth.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2010, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 65-72.

Tyrisevä, A-M; Meyer, K; Fikse, W F; Ducrocq, V; Jakobsen, J; Lidauer, M H and Mäntysaari, E A (2010).  “Recommendations for estimation of variance components for international sire evaluation”.  Proceedings of Interbull Meeting Riga, Latvia 31 May-4 June, Interbull Bulletin 42:72-76.

 

Journal Articles - Refereed

Barwick, S A (2010).  “Lifting beef industry productivity through genetic improvement - progress and challenges in a changing climate”. Australian Farm Business Management Journal 7 (2): 15-20.

Brown, D J; Swan, A A and Gill, J S (2010).  “Within- and across-flock genetic relationships for breech flystrike resistance indicator traits”.  Animal Production Science 50:1060-1068 doi: org/10.1071/AN10102.

Bunter, K L; Cai, W; Johnston, D J and Dekker, J C M (2010).  “Selection to reduce residual feed intake in pigs produces a correlated response in juvenile insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-1) concentration.”  Journal of Animal Science 88 (6):1973-1981 doi: 10.2527/jas.2009-2445.

Fleming, E; Fleming, P; Griffith, G and Johnston, D J (2010).  “Measuring beef cattle efficiency in Australian feedlots: Applying technical efficiency and productivity analysis methods.”  Australasian Agribusiness Review 18: 43-65.

Fortes, M R S; Reverter, A; Zhang, Y; Collis, E; Nagaraj, S H; Jonsson, N N; Prayaga, K C; Barris, W and Hawken R J (2010).  “Association weight matrix for the genetic dissection of puberty in beef cattle.”  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107 (21): 13642-13647 doi: 10.1073/pnas.1002044107.

Johnston, D J and Graser, H-U (2010).  “Estimated gene frequencies of GeneSTAR markers and their size of effects on meat tenderness, marbling and feed efficiency in temperate and tropical beef cattle breeds across a range of production systems.”  Journal of Animal Science 88 (6):1917-1935 doi: 10.2527/jas.2009-2305.

Lewis, C R G; Ait-Ali, T; Wilson, A; Westcott, D G; Frossard, J-P; Naidu, B, Mellencamp, M A; Torremorell, M; Drew, T; Bishop, S C and Archibald, A A (2010).  “Effects of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus on the performance of pregnant gilts and growing pigs.”  Animal Production Science 50 (9):890-896 doi: org/10.1071/AN10023.

Lewis, C R G; Krebs, N; Hulbert, L E and McClone, J J (2010).  “Use of a putative maternal pheromone during transport and the effect of trailer temperatures on pig losses and welfare.”  Animal Production Science 50 (10):916-924 doi: org/10.1071/AN09147.

Meyer, K and Kirkpatrick, M (2010).  “Better estimates of genetic covariance matrices by ‘bending’ using penalized maximum likelihood.”  Genetics 185:1097-1110 doi: 10.1534/genetics.109.113381.

Tier, B (2010).  “Genomic selection: promises and propriety.”  Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 127 (3):169-170 doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0388.2010.00876.x.

Walmsley, B J; Wolcott, M L and McPhee, M J (2010).  “Modelling the relationship between scanned rump and twelfth-rib fat in young temperate and tropical Bovines: model development and evaluation.”  Journal of Animal Science 88 (5):1848-1859 doi: 10.2527/jas.2009-2633.

Wolcott, M L; Graser, H-U and Johnston, D J (2010).  “Effects of early weaning on growth, feed efficiency and carcass traits in Shorthorn cattle.”  Animal Production Science 50 (4):315-321 doi: org/10.1071/AN09153.

 

Journal Articles - Other

Jeyaruban, M G and Rahman, M H (2010).  “Proposed breeding structure for cattle development in countries in the South Asia Pacific region.”  Selection in Asia: and Breeding of Cattle Strategies and Criteria for Improved Breeding, IAEA TEC DOC-1620 pp.25-34.

 

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

Hermesch S; Mérour, I; Ligonesche, B and Dartois, L (2010).  “From 28 to 32 piglets per farrowed sow per year in 5 years – A case study from France.”  Pig Genetics Information Sheet.

 

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

 

 

Software Development

 

 

Theses

Corrigan, R (2010). Estimation of genotype by environment interactions for fertility in Angus heifers. BLiSc Thesis, UNE.

Hathorn, A (2010). The use of genotypic information for the genetic improvement of Pinus radiata. PhD Thesis, UNE.

Marobela, O (2010). Developing breeding objectives for Tswana sheep in Botswana. Masters Thesis, UNE.

White, M R (2010). The effect of four DNA markers for tenderness on other meat quality traits. BSc (Hons) Thesis, UNE.