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2012

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

Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds.)  2012 Pig Genetics Workshop Notes. Armidale, Australia.

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers - Refereed

Lewis, C R G; Bunter, K L and Hermesch, S (2012).  “Effect of within-year variation on growth performance and subsequent reproductive performance in gilts.”ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, 15 - 19 July 2012.

Jeyaruban, M G and Gibson, J P (2012).  “Performance of Friesian, Jersey and their crosses under smallholder dairy production systems in tropics: a meta analysis.” 15th AAAP Animal Science Congress, Bangkok, Thailand. 26 - 30 November, 2012, 2:247-250.

Meyer, K (2012).  “Pooling estimates of covariance components using a penalized likelihood approach.”  In: Fourth International Conference on Quantitative Genetics: Understanding Variation in Complex Traits. Book of Abstracts. P-8. Edinburgh, Scotland, 17 - 22 June 2012. pp.68.

Tier, B (2012).  “Frequency and repeatability of recombination rate in beef cattle.”   In: Fourth International Conference on Quantitative Genetics: Understanding Variation in Complex Traits. Book of Abstracts. P-151. Edinburgh, Scotland, 17 - 22 June 2012. pp.135.

Weerasinghe, W M S P; Condro, C; Jeyaruban, M G; Henshall, J M and Gibson, J P (2012).  “Genetic structure and diversity of Australian sheep breeds.” 33rd Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics, Cairns, Australia, 15 - 20 July 2012, pp.91-92.

Weerasinghe, W M S P; Condro, C; Henshall, J M; Jeyaruban, M G and Gibson, J P (2012).  “Accuracy of estimation of breed composition using marker data in crossbred sheep.” 15th AAAP Animal Science Congress, Bangkok, Thailand, 26 - 30 November 2012, pp.1755-1758.

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers – Other

Bunter, K L (2012).  Breeding sows better suited to group housing.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2012, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 39-44.

Graser, H-U (2012).  Looking back into the future.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2012, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 1-6.

Guy, S Z Y ; P C Thomson, P C and Hermesch, S (2012).  Breeding tolerant pigs for health and productivity.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2012, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 61-68.

Hermesch, S (2012).  Breeding pigs with improved disease resilience.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2012, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 69-72.

Hermesch, S; Tickle, K M and Lealiifano, A K (2012).  Variation in weights of primal pork cuts.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2012, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 19-22.

Hermesch, S and Tickle, K M (2012).  Recording haemoglobin levels in sows, piglets and growing pigs on farm.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2012, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 31-38.

Hermesch, S; Ludemann, C I and P R Amer, P R (2012).  PigEV - a new tool to derive economic values for pigs.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2012, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 45-52.

Li, L and Hermesch, S (2012).  Genotypes differ in their response to variation in environments experienced by pigs on farm.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2012, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 53-60.

Swan, A A (2012).  Genomic selection in the Australian sheep industry.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2012, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 13-18.

Tabuaciri, P; Bunter, K L and Graser, H-U (2012).  Thermal imaging as a potential tool for identifying piglets at risk.  In: Pig Genetics Workshop Notes 2012, Hermesch, S and Dobos, K J (eds).  Armidale, Australia, pp. 23-30.

 

Journal Articles - Refereed

Asadi Fozi, M: van der Werf, J H J and Swan, A A (2012).  “Modelling genetic covariance structure across ages of mean fibre diameter in sheep using multivariate and random regression analysis.”  Animal Production Science 51 (11):1019-1026  doi: 10.1071/AN12139.

Barwick, S A; Tier, B; Swan, A A and Henzell, A L (2012).  “Estimation of accuracies and expected genetic change from selection for selection indexes that use multiple-trait predictions of breeding values.”  Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics  doi: 10.1111/jbg.12011.

Bergsma, R and Hermesch, S (2012).  “Exploring breeding opportunities for reduced thermal sensitivity of feed intake in the lactating sow.”  Journal of Animal Science 90 (1):85-98  doi: 10.2527/jas.2011-4021.

Börner, V and Reinsch, N (2012).  “Optimising multistage dairy cattle breeding schemes including genomic selection using decorrelated or optimum selection indices.”  Genetics Selection Evolution 44 (1)  doi: 10.1186/1297-9686-44-1.

Börner, V and Reinsch, N (2012).  “Optimum multistage genomic selection in dairy cattle.”  Journal of Dairy Science 95 (4):2097-2107  doi: org/10.3168/jds.2011-4381.

Collis, E; Fortes, M R S; Zhang, Y; Tier, B; Schutt, K; Barendse, W and Hawken, R (2012).  “Genetic variants affecting meat and milk production traits appear to have effects on reproduction traits in cattle.” Animal Genetics 43 (4):442-446  doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2011.02272.x.

Gilbert, H; Bidanel, J P; Billon, Y; Lagant, H; Guillouet, P; Sellier, P; Noblet, J and Hermesch, S. (2012).  “Correlated responses in sow appetite, residual feed intake, body composition and reproduction after divergent selection for residual feed intake in the growing pig.”  Journal of Animal Science 90 (4):1097-1108  doi: 10.2527/jas.2011-4515.

Guy, S Z Y; Thomson, P C and Hermesch, S (2012).  Selection for pigs for improved coping with disease and environmental challenges: resistance or tolerance?”  Frontiers in Genetics  doi: 10.3389/fgene.2012.00281.

Hawken, R J; Zhang, Y; Fortes, M R S; Collis, E; Barris, W C; Corbet, N J; Williams, P J; Fordyce, G; Holroyd, R G; Walkley, J R W; Barendse, W; Johnston, D J; Prayaga, K C; Tier, B; Reverter, A and Lehnert, S A (2012).  “Genome-wide association studies of female reproduction in tropically adapted beef cattle.”  Journal of Animal Science  90 (5):1398-1410  doi: 10.2527/jas.2011-4410.

Hermesch, S and Jones, R M (2012).  “Genetic parameters for haemoglobin levels in pigs and iron content in pork.”  Animal 6 (12):1904-1912  doi: org/10.1017/S1751731112001310.

Hickey, J M; Kinghorn, B P; Tier, B; van der Werf, J H J; Cleveland, M A (2012).  “A phasing and imputation method for pedigreed populations that results in a single-stage genomic evaluation.”  Genetics Selection Evolution 44 (9)  doi: 10.1186/1297-9686-44-9.

Jeyaruban, M G; Tier, B; Johnston, D J and Graser, H-U (2012).  “Genetic analysis of feet and leg traits of Australian Angus cattle using linear and threshold models.”  Animal Production Science 52 (1):1-10  doi: 10.1071/AN11153.

Johnston, D J; Tier, B and Graser, H-U (2012).  “Beef cattle breeding in Australia with genomics: opportunities and needs.”  Animal Production Science 52 (3):100-106  doi: 10.1071/AN11116.

Kerr, R J; Li, L; Tier, B; Dutkowski, G W and McRae, T A (2012).  “Use of the numerator relationship matrix in genetic analysis of autopolyploid species.”  Theoretical and Applied Genetics 124 (7):1271-1282  doi: 10.1007/s00122-012-1785-y.

Mariasegaram, M; Harrison, B E; Bolton, J A; Tier, B; Henshall, J M; Barendse, W and Prayaga, K C (2012).  “Fine-mapping the POLL locus in Brahman cattle yields the diagnostic marker CSAFG29.”  Animal Genetics 43 (6):683-688  doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2012.02336.x.

Maximini L; Brown D J; Baumung, R and Fuerst-Waltl, B (2012).  “Genetic parameters of ultrasound and computer tomography scan traits in Austrian meat sheep.”  Livestock Science 146 (2-3):168-174  doi: 10.1016/j.livsci.2012.03.007.

Meyer, K (2012).  “A penalized likelihood approach to pooling estimates of covariance components from analyses by parts.”  Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics  doi: 10.1111/jbg.12004.

Meyer, K and Tier, B (2012).  “Estimates of variances due to parent of origin effects for weights of Australian beef cattle.” Animal Production Science  52 (4):215-224  doi.10.1071/AN11195.

Meyer, K and Tier, B (2012).  “’SNP Snappy’: A strategy for fast genome wide association studies fitting a full mixed model.” Genetics 190 (1):275-277  doi: 10.1534/genetics.111.134841.

Stinchcombe, J R; Beder, J; Carter, P A; Gilchrist, G W; Gervini, D; Gomulkiewicz, R; Halgrimsson, B; Heckman, N; Houle, D; Kingsolver, J G; Marquez, E; Marron, J S; Meyer, K; Mio, W; Schmitt, J; Yao, F and Kirkpatrick, M (2012).  “Genetics and evolution of function-valued traits: understanding environmentally responsive phenotypes.”  Trends in Ecology & Evolution 27 (11): 637-647  doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2012.07.002.

Swan, A A; Johnston, D J; Brown, D J; Tier, B and Graser, H-U (2012).  “Integration of genomic information into beef cattle and sheep genetic evaluations in Australia.”  Animal Production Science 52 (3):126-132  doi: 10.1071/AN11117.

Taylor, S; Kumar, L; Reid, N and Lewis, C R G (2012).  “Optimal band selection for hyperspectral data for Lantana camara discrimination.”  International Journal of Remote Sensing 33 (17):5418-5437  doi: 10.1080/01431161.2012.661093.

Tier, B and Meyer, K (2012).  “Analysing quantitative parent-of-origin effects with examples from ultrasonic measures of body composition in Australian beef cattle.”  Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 129 (5):359-368  doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0388.2012.00996.x.

 

Journal Articles - Other

 

 

Reports, Monographs andTechnical Bulletins

Guy, S Z Y (2012).  “Breeding tolerant pigs that are healthy and productive.” Australian Pork Newspaper, October 2012, p5.

 

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

Hermesch, S and Jones, R M (2012).  “Genetic analyses of haemoglobin levels in pigs and iron content in pork.” AGBU phone webinar, 15 February.

Jeyaruban, M G (2012).  “Genetic evaluation of structural traits in beef cattle.”  Structural Scoring Workshop, Armidale NSW March 2012.

 

Software Development

 

 

Theses

Tabuaciri, P (2012).  Improving preweaning survival of piglets through genetic selection and management. PhD Thesis, UNE (submitted).