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2018

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Conference, Workshop and Seminar Publications - Refereed

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Journal Articles - Refereed

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Books and Book Chapters

 

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers - Refereed

Banks, R G (2018).  “Strategy for design and implementation of reference populations in beef and sheep breeding.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 758

Boerner, V (2018).  “On detection of population stratification in genotype samples using spacial clustering and non-linear optimization.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 24

Bunter, K L; Vargovic, L; Athorn, R Z; Henman, D and Luxford, B L (2018).  “The influence of feed delivery and feeding patterns during gestation on reproductive outcomes for sows.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 992

Brown, D J; Swan, A A; Boerner, V; Li, L; Gurman, P M; McMillan, A J; van der Werf, J H J; Chandler, H R; Tier, B and Banks, R G (2018).  “Single-Step Genetic Evaluations in the Australian Sheep Industry.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 460

Connors, N K; Tier, B and Johnston, D J (2018).  “Current status of Australia’s diagnostic poll haplotype test.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 344

Collison, C E; Brown, D J; Gill, J S; Chandler, H R; Apps, R; Swan, A A and Banks, R G (2018).  “A decade of Sheep Genetics: what have we achieved?”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 661

Duijvesteijn, N; Bolormaa, S; Gondro, C; Clark, S; Khansefid, M; Moghaddar, N; Swan, A A; Stothard, P; Daetwyler, H D; van der Werf, J H J and MacLeod, I M (2018).  “Genome-wide association study of meat quality traits using whole-genome sequence data in a multi-breed sheep population.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 257

Ferdosi, M H; Connors, N K and Tier, B (2018).  “An efficient method to calculate accuracy of estimated breeding values for individuals without phenotypes.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 206

Gurman, P M; Swan, A A; Boerner, V and Brown, D J (2018).  “Cross-validation of single step BLUP applied to terminal sire sheep in Australia.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 362

Guy, S Z Y; Li, L; Thomson, P C and Hermesch, S (2018).  “Genetic parameters for health of the growing pig using medication records.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 397

Harper, J; Bunter, K L; Hine, B C; Hermesch, S and Collins, A M (2018).  “The association between measures of immune competence of boars and survival of their purebred progeny.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 368

Hermesch, S and Luxford, B G (2019).  “Genetic parameters for white blood cells, haemoglobin and growth in weaner pigs for genetic improvement of disease resilience.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 384

Johnston, D J; Ferdosi, M H; Connors, N K; Boerner, V; Cook, J; Girard, C J; Swan, A A and Tier, B (2018).  Implementation of single-step genomic BREEDPLAN evaluations in Australian beef cattle.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 269

Khansefid, M; Bolormaa, S; Swan, A A; van der Werf, J H J; Moghaddar, N; Duijvesteijn, N; Daetwyler, H D and MacLeod, I M (2018).  “Exploiting sequence variants for genomic prediction in Australian sheep using Bayesian models.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 253

McMillan, A J; Ferguson, M B and Brown, D J (2018).  “Genotype by environment interaction for Merino sheep in New Zealand and Australia for a range of traits.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 267

Meyer, K (2018).  “Wrestling with a WOMBAT: Selected new features for linear mixed model analyses in the genomic age.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 201

Moghaddar, N; MacLeod, I M; Duijvesteijn, N; Bolormaa, S; Khansefid, M; Al-Mamun, H; Clark, S; Swan, A A; Daetwyler, H D and van der Werf, J H J (2018)  “Genomic evaluation based on selected variants from imputed whole-genome sequence data in Australian sheep populations.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 456

Raadsma, H W; Walkom, S F; Sharland, B; Esquivelzeta-Rabell, C; Brown, D J; Bunter, K L and Ferguson, M (2018).  “Genetic architecture of resistance to virulent ovine-footrot in a case-control study of New Zealand Merino sheep.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 335

Raoul, J; Swan, A A and Elsen, J M (2018).  “Assessment of a genomic design for a French meat sheep breeding program.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 79

Reverter, A; Henshall, J; Porto-Neto, L R; Raidan, F; Li, Y; Naval-Sánchez, M; Dominik, S; Lehnert, S A; Meyer, K; Vitezica, Z and Legarra, A (2018).  “A rapid method for the identification of epistatic ‘dormant’ SNPs.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 260

Samaraweera, A M; Boerner, V; Cyril, H W, van der Werf, J H J and Hermesch, S (2018).  “Genetic parameters for milk yield, persistency, conductivity and milking efficiency in first lactation Jersey cows in Sri Lanka.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 741

Stephen, L M; Brown, D J; Jones, C E and Collison, C E (2018).  “Key differences between high and low performing Australian Sheep flocks participating in genetic evaluation.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 433

Tier, B; Meyer, K and Swan, A A (2018).  “On implied genetic effects, relationships and alternate allele coding.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 127

Vargovic, L; Bunter, K L; Hermesch, S and Athorn, R Z (2018).  “Feeding behaviour traits recorded during gestation are heritable even though feed intake itself is restricted.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 388

Wahinya, P K; Magothe, T M; Swan, A A and Jeyaruban, M G (2018).  “Genetic analysis of dairy cattle performance under extensive, semi-intensive and intensive production systems under tropical climate in Kenya.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 788

Walkom, S F; Bunter, K L; Raadsma, H; Brown, D J; Gibson, W; Swan, A A; Bӧrner, V and Ferguson, M B (2018).  “Estimation of Breeding Values for Footrot in New Zealand Merino Sheep.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 261

Walkom, S F; Guy, S Z Y; Anderson, F; Gardner, G E and Brown, D J (2018).  “The value of recording live animal and carcase scan traits for the genetic selection of lean meat yield in lamb.”  In Proceedings of the 42nd ICAR Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-11 February.  P 65

Walmsley, B J and Barwick, S A (2018).  “GxE for beef cattle breeding objectives as a consequence of differences in cow feed cost.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 866

Wolcott, M L; Johnston, D J and Corbet, N J (2018).  “Sperm abnormality traits can contribute to the genetic evaluation for male and female reproduction in tropical beef genotypes.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 259

Zhang, Y; Swan, A A and Banks, R G (2018).  “Use of genetic variance to determine weighting factors for genomic information used in single step genomic evaluation.”  In Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-16 February.  Paper 348

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers – Other

 

 

Journal Articles - Refereed

Accioly, J M; Copping, K L; Deland, M P B; Hebart, M L; Herd, R M; Lee, S J; Jones, F M; Laurence, M; Speijers, E J; Walmsley, B J; and Pitchford, W S (2018).  “Divergent breeding values for fatness or residual feed intake in Angus cattle. 4. Fat EBVs’ influence on fatness fluctuation and supplementary feeding requirements.”  Animal Production Science 58 (1): 67-79  doi: org/10.1071/AN14797.

Anderton, L; Accioly, J M; Copping, K J; Deland, M P B; Hebart, M L; Herd, R M; Jones, F M; Laurence, M; Lee, S J; Speijers, E J; Walmsley, B J and Pitchford, W S (2018).  “Divergent genotypes for fatness or residual feed intake in Angus cattle. 7. Low-fat and low-RFI cows produce more liveweight and better gross margins than do high-fat and high-RFI cows when managed under the same conditions.”  Animal Production Science 58 (1): 103-116  doi: org/10.1071/AN15636.

Barwick, S A; Henzell, A L; Walmsley, B J; Johnston, D J and Banks, R G (2017).  “Methods and consequences of including feed intake and efficiency in genetic selection for multiple-trait merit.”  Journal of Animal Science 96 (5): 1600-1616  doi: org/10.1093/jas/sky049.

Bunter, K L; Swan, A A; Brown, D J; Brien, F D and Smith, J (2018).  “Litter size at lambing influences genetic evaluation of maternal rearing ability.”  Animal Production Science 58 (5): 791-800  doi: org/10.1071/AN16422.

Dominik, S and Swan, A A (2018)  “Genetic and phenotypic parameters for reproduction, production and bodyweight traits in Australian fine-wool Merino sheep.”  Animal Production Science 8 (2): 207–212 doi: org/10.1071/AN15738.

Hebart, M L; Accioly, J M; Copping, K J; Deland, M P B; Herd, R M; Jones, F M; Laurence, M; Lee, S J; Lines, D S; Speijers, E J; Walmsley, B J and Pitchford, W S (2018).  “Divergent breeding values for fatness or residual feed intake in Angus cattle. 5. Cow genotype affects feed efficiency and maternal productivity.”  Animal Production Science 58 (1): 80-93 doi: org/10.1071/AN14034.

Pitchford, W S; Accioly, J M; Banks, R G; Barnes, A L; Barwick, S A; Copping, K J; Deland, M P B; Donoghue, K A; Edwards, N; Hebart, N L; Herd, R M’ Jones, F M; Laurence, M; Lee, S J; McKiernan, W A; Parnell, P F; Speijers, E J; Tudor, G D and Graham, J F (2018).  “Genesis, design and methods of the Beef CRC Maternal Productivity Project.”  Animal Production Science 58 (1): 20-32  doi: org/10.1071/AN13054.

Walkom, S F; Jeyaruban, M G; Tier, B and Johnston, D J (2018).  “Genetic analysis of docility score of Australian Angus and Limousin cattle.”  Animal Production Science 58 (2): 213–223 doi: org/10.1071/AN16240.

Walmsley, B J; Lee, S J; Parnell, P F and Pitchford, W S (2018).  “A review of factors influencing key biological components of maternal productivity in temperate beef cattle.”  Animal Production Science 58 (1): 1-19  doi: org/10.1071/AN12428.

Walmsley, B J and Oddy, V H (2018).  “Modelling systems to describe maternal productivity, with the aim of improving beef production efficiency by eliciting practice change.”  Animal Production Science  58 (1): 193-205  doi: org/10.1071/AN14874.

 

Other Articles

 

 

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

 

 

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

 

 

Software Development

 

 

Theses