Session 23. Crossbreeding

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Theatre Session

Exotic breeds and crossbreeding in developing countries
G. Leroy, C. Pena, R. Baumung, P. Boettcher, F. Jaffrezic and B. Besbes

SimHerd Crossbred for estimating the economic effects of crossbreeding
M. Kargo, J.B. Clasen, J. Ettema, R.B. Davis and S. Østergaard

Effect of crossbreeding and using new techniques on genetic merit and economy in Swedish dairy herds
J. Clasen, M. Kargo, S. Østergaard, W.F. Fikse, L. Rydhmer and E. Strandberg

A selection index to select cows for farm profitability in a commercial grazing herd of Uruguay
D. Laborde and N. Lopez-Villalobos

Milk characteristics and cheese yield of Holsteins and 3-breed rotational (ProCross) crossbred cows
S. Saha, G. Bittante, N. Amalfitanò and L. Gallo

Use of mate allocation in pig crossbreeding schemes: a simulation study
D. González-Diéguez, L. Tusell, A. Bouquet and Z.G. Vitezica

Meta-analysis for selection of feed efficiency in crossbred pigs
M.N. Aldridge, R. Bergsma and M.P.L. Calus

Crossbred evaluations using ssGBLUP and algorithm for proven and young with distinct sources of data
I. Pocrnic, D.A.L. Lourenco, C.Y. Chen, W.O. Herring and I. Misztal

Relevance of genotyping crossbred pigs for selection of nucleus purebred pigs for finisher traits
C.A. Sevillano, M.P.L. Calus, A. Neerhof, J. Vandenplas, E.F. Knol and R. Bergsma

Optimizing genomic breeding program designs to improve crossbred performance
Y.C.J. Wientjes, P. Bijma and M.P.L. Calus

Potential of DNA pooling for the inclusion of commercial slaughterhouse data in genetic improvement
M.N. Aldridge, B. De Klerk, Y. De Haas and K.H. De Greef

Genomic predictions in Norwegian and New Zealand sheep breeds with similar development history
H.R. Oliveira, J. McEwan, J. Jakobsen, T. Blichfeldt, T. Meuwissen, N. Pickering, S. Clarke and L.F. Brito

Poster Session

Analysis of effective population size and inbreeding in composite beef cattle
B. Abreu Silva, F. Bussiman, F. Eguti, B. Santana, A. Acero, L. Grigoletto, J.B. Ferraz, E. Mattos and J.P. Eler

Predicted performance for pre-weaning traits and cow-calf efficiency in a beef crossbreeding program
G.M. Pyoos, M.M. Scholtz, M.D. Macneil, A. Theunissen, P.D. Vermeulen and F.W.C. Neser

Additive and dominance genomic parameters for backfat thickness in purebred and crossbred pigs
M. Mohammadpanah, M. Momen, H. Gilbert, C. Larzul, M.J. Mercat, A. Mehrgardi and L. Tusell