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2014

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

Dominik, S and Swan, A A (2014).  “Resilience, tolerance, robustness and genotype x environment interaction in Merino sheep breeding.”  In S Hermesch and S Dominik (Eds.), Breeding Focus 2014 – Improving Resilience, pp 115-127, Armidale, NSW: University of New England.

Hermesch, S and Dominik, S (Eds.) (2014). Breeding Focus 2014 – Improving Resilience.  Armidale, NSW: University of New England.

Hermesch, S (2014).  “Breeding disease resilient pigs.”  In S Hermesch and S Dominik (Eds.), Breeding Focus 2014 – Improving Resilience, pp 5-17, Armidale, NSW: University of New England.

Kinghorn, B P; Banks, R G and Simm, G (2014).  Genetic Improvement of Beef Cattle.  In D Garrick and A Ruvinsky (Eds.), The Genetics of Cattle 2nd edition, pp 451-473, Wallingford, Oxfordshire: CAB International.

Tongsiri, S and Jeyaruban, M G (2014).  “Performance and resilience of poultry in Thailand.”  In S Hermesch and S Dominik (Eds.), Breeding Focus 2014 – Improving Resilience, pp 65-72, Armidale, NSW: University of New England.

Walkom, S F and Brown, D J (2014).  “Breeding for resilience and resistance in Merino sheep.”  In S Hermesch and S Dominik (Eds.), Breeding Focus 2014 – Improving Resilience, pp 141-156, Armidale, NSW: University of New England.

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers - Refereed

Aldridge, M; Brown, D J; Hooke, T and Pitchford, W S (2014).  “Situation analysis for the performance recording of Australian meat goats.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 911.

Banks, R G (2014).  “Who benefits from genetic improvement?”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 009.

Bird-Gardiner, T L; Brown, D J; Smith, J L; Mortimer, S I and Refshauge, G (2014).  “Breech strike indicator traits for Merino sheep in non-seasonal rainfall environments.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 891.

Boerner, V; Johnston, D J and Tier, B (2014).  “Genomic breeding values from across breed prediction in practice: accuracy of Beef-CRC genomic breeding values in Australian Angus and Australian Brahman beef cattle.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 252.

Brown, D J and Swan, A A (2014).  “Genetic analysis of adult body weight and condition scores in Merino sheep.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 907.

Bunter, K L; Lewis, C R G and Newman, S (2014).  “Social genetic effects for litter size of sows housed in groups during gestation.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 380.

Clark, S A; Brown, D J and van der Werf, J H J (2014).  “The effect of using genomic breeding values to manage the loss in response to selection caused by genotype by environment interactions.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 409.

Daetwyler, HD; Bolormaa, S; Kemper, K E; Brown, D J; Swan, A A; van der Werf, J H J and Hayes, B J (2014).  “Using genomics to improve reproduction traits in sheep.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 156.

Dominik, S; Newton, J E; Hayes, B J and van der Werf, J H J (2014).  “Exploring Genotype x Environment interaction and heritabilities for a reproduction trait in Merino sheep using three approaches.”  .”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 347.

Ferdosi, M H; van der Werf, J H J; Tier, B and Gondro, C (2014).  “Using half sib families to evaluate the accuracy of haplotype reconstruction.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 651.

Gilbert, H; David, I; Billon, Y and Hermesch, S (2014).  “Does selection for RFI affect the sensitivity to environmental variation in pigs?”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 123.

Henshall, J M; Piper, E K and Tier, B (2014).  “Haplotype tests for diagnosis of QTL and genes.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 198.

Hermesch, S; Parke, C R; Bauer, M M and Gilbert, H (2014).  “Maternal genetic effects for lifetime growth should be considered more in pig breeding.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 367.

Jeyaruban, M G and Johnston, D J (2014).  Estimated additive and non-additive breed effects and genetic parameters for ultrasound scanned traits of a multi-breed beef population in tropical Australia.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 241.

Johnston, D J (2014).  “Genetic improvement of reproduction in beef cattle.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 246.

Meyer, K (2014).  “Improving REML estimates of genetic parameters through penalties on correlation matrices.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 217.

Mortimer, S I; Swan, A A; Brown, D J and van der Werf, J H J (2014).  “Genetic parameters revisited for ultrasound scanning traits in Australian sheep.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 345.

Newton, J E; Brown, D J; Swan, A A; Dominik, S and van der Werf, J H J (2014).  “Effects of selection accuracy, risk and young ewe fertility on breeding program design.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 912.

Piper, E K; Tier, B and Henshall, J M (2014).  “A haplotype diagnosis for polled in Australian beef cattle.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 237.

Swan, A A; Brown, D J; Daetwyler, H D; Hayes, B J; Kelly, M; Moghaddar, N and van der Werf, J H J (2014).  “Genomic evaluations in the Australian sheep industry.”   In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 334.

Tier, B (2014).  “Genomic breeding values for un-genotyped individuals.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 464.

Tongsiri, S; Jeyaruban, M G; van der Werf, J H J and Thummnbood, S (2014).  “Genetic parameters for production traits of Rhode Island Red and White Plymouth Rock breeds selected under tropical conditions in Thailand.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 854.

van der Werf, J H J; Banks, R G; Clark, S A; Lee, S J; Daetwyler, H D; Hayes, B J and Swan, A A (2014).  Genomic selection in sheep breeding programs.” In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 351.

Wolcott, M L; Johnston, D J and van der Werf, J H J (2014).  “The genetics of Brahman cow weight in Northern Australia and its relationship with female reproductive performance.”  In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, 17-22 August.  Paper 238.

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers – Other

 

 

Journal Articles - Refereed

Amer, P R; Ludemann, C I and Hermesch, S (2014).  “Economic weights for maternal traits of sows including sow longevity.”  Journal of Animal Science 92 (12):5345-57  doi: 10.2527/jas.2014-7943.

Barwick, S A; Johnston, D J; Holroyd, R G; Walkley, J R W and Burrow, H M (2014).  “Multi-trait assessment of early-in-life female, male and genomic measures for use in genetic selection to improve female reproductive performance of Brahman cattle.”  Animal Production Science  54 (1):97-109  doi: org/10.1071/AN13134.

Bolormaa, S; Pryce, J E; Reverter, A; Zhang, Y; Barendse, W; Kemper, K; Tier, B; Savin, K; Hayes, B J and Goddard, M E (2014).  “A Multi-Trait, Meta-analysis for Detecting Pleiotropic Polymorphisms for Stature, Fatness and Reproduction in Beef Cattle.”   PLoS Genetics 10 (3):e1004198  doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004198.

Boerner, V; Johnston, D J and Tier, B (2014).  “Accuracies of genomically estimated breeding values from pure-breed and across-breed predictions in Australian beef cattle.”  Genetics Selection Evolution 46:61  doi: 10.1186/s12711-014-0061-9.

Brown, D J; Jones, R M and Hinch, G N (2014).  “Genetic parameters for lamb autopsy traits.”  Animal Production Science 54 (6):736-744  doi: org/10.1071/AN13227.

Bunter, K L; Johnston, D J; Wolcott, M L and Fordyce, G (2014).  “Factors associated with calf mortality in tropically adapted beef breeds managed in extensive Australian production systems.”  Animal Production Science  54 (1) 25-36  doi: org/10.1071/AN12421.

Bunter, K L and Johnston, D J (2014).  “Genetic parameters for calf mortality and correlated cow and calf traits in tropically adapted beef breeds managed in extensive Australian production systems.”  Animal Production Science 54 (1) 50-59  doi: org/10.1071/AN12422.

Hermesch, S; Ludemann, C I and Amer, P R (2014).  “Economic weights for performance and survival traits of growing pigs.”  Journal of Animal Science 92 (12):5358-66  doi: 10.2527/jas.2014-7944.

Horton, B; Banks, R and van der Werf, J H W (2014).  “Industry benefits from using genomic information in two and three-tier sheep breeding systems.”  Animal Production Science  doi: org/10.1071/AN13265.

Huisman, A E; Brown, D J and Fogarty, N M (2014).  “Ability of sire breeding values to predict progeny bodyweight, fat and muscle using various transformations across environments in terminal sire sheep breeds.”  Animal Production Science  doi: org/10.1071/AN14666.

Johnston, D J; Barwick, S A; Fordyce, G; Holroyd, R G; Williams, P J; Corbet, N J and Grant, T (2014).  “Genetics of early and lifetime annual reproductive performance in cows of two tropical beef genotypes in northern Australia.”  Animal Production Science  54 (1):1-15  doi: org/10.1071/AN13043.

Johnston, D J; Corbet, N J; Barwick, S A; Wolcott, M L and Holroyd, R G (2014).  “Genetic correlations of young bull reproductive traits and heifer puberty traits with female reproductive performance in two tropical beef genotypes in northern Australia.”  Animal Production Science 54 (1):74-84  doi: org/10.1071/AN13044.

Moghaddar, N; Swan, A A and van der Werf, J H J (2014).  “Comparing genomic prediction accuracy from purebred, crossbred and combined purebred and crossbred reference populations in sheep.”  Genetics Selection Evolution 46:58  doi: 10.1186/s12711-014-0058-4.

Newton, J E; Brown, D J; Dominik, S and van der Werf, J H J (2014).  “Genetic and phenotypic parameters between yearling, hogget and adult reproductive performance and age of first oestrus in sheep.“  Animal Production Science 54 (6):753-761  doi: org/10.1071/AN13245.

Pethick, D W; Ball, A J; Banks, R G; Gardner, G E; Rowe, J B and Jacob, R H (2014)  “Translating science into the next generation meat quality program for Australian lamb.”  Meat Science 96 (2):1013-1015  doi: 10.1016/j.meatsci.2013.09.011.

Porto-Neto, L R; Reverter, A; Prayaga, K; Chan, E; Johnston, D J; Hawken, R J; Fordyce, G; Garcia, J F; Sonstegard, T S; Bolormaa, S; Goddard, M E; Burrow, H M; Henshall, J M; Lehnert, S A and Barendse, W (2014).  "The Genetic Architecture of Climatic Adaptation of Tropical Cattle."  PLoS ONE 9(11):e113284 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113284.

Smith, K F; Ludemann, C; Lewis, C D; Malcolm, B; Banks, R G; Jacobs, J L; Fennessy, P F and Spangenberg, G C (2014).  “Estimating the value of genetic gain in perennial pastures with emphasis on temperate species.”  Crop and Pasture Science 65(11):1230–1237  doi: org/10.1071/CP13384.

Wolcott, M L; Johnston, D J; Barwick, S A; Corbet, N J and Williams, P J (2014).  “The genetics of cow growth and body composition at first calving in two tropical beef genotypes.”  Animal Production Science 54 (1):37-49  doi: org/10.1071/AN12427.

Wolcott, M L; Johnston, D J and Barwick, S A (2014). Genetic relationships of female reproduction with growth, body composition, maternal weaning weight and tropical adaptation in two tropical beef genotypes.”  Animal Production Science  54 (1):60-73  doi: org/10.1071/AN13012.

Wolcott, M L; Johnston, D J; Barwick, S A; Corbet, N J and Burrow, H M (2014).  “Genetic relationships between steer performance and female reproduction and possible impacts on whole herd productivity in two tropical beef genotypes.”  Animal Production Science 54 (1):85-96  doi: org/10.1071/AN13141.

Zhang, Y; Johnston, D J; Bolormaa, S; Hawken, R J and Tier, B (2014).  “Genomic selection for female reproduction in Australian tropically adapted beef cattle.”  Animal Production Science  54 (1):16-24  doi: org/10.1071/AN13016.

 

Journal Articles - Other

 

 

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

 

 

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

 

 

Software Development

 

 

Theses