Session 26. Genetics & Genomics – connectedness and application of breeding schemes for sheep & goats

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Date: Tuesday 28 August 2018; 14.00 – 18.00
Chair: N. Mc Hugh

Theatre Session 26

Genomic selection in populations with low connectedness between herds
A. Kasap, B. Mioc, J.H. Hickey and G. Gorjanc

Genetic connectedness in the U.S. sheep industry
R.M. Lewis, L.A. Kuehn, H. Yu, G. Morota and M.L. Spangler

Measuring connectedness among herds in French breeding programs for suckling sheep
V. Loywyck

Effect of the level of artificial insemination on the genetic gain for a meat sheep breeding program
J. Raoul and J.M. Elsen

Genome-based inbreeding in French dairy sheep breeds
S.T. Rodriguez-Ramilo and A. Legarra

Profile of PRNP gene in 3 dairy goat breeds and association with milk production and udder health
S. Vouraki, A.I. Gelasakis, P. Alexandri, E. Boukouvala, L. Ekateriniadou, G. Banos and G. Arsenos

Application of genomics in breeding schemes for the genetic improvement of sheep and goats
D.J. Brown, A.A. Swan, J.H.J. Van Der Werf and R.G. Banks

Predicted accuracies of GEBV from female nucleus or male reference population in Sarda dairy sheep
M.G. Usai, S. Salaris, S. Casu, T. Sechi, S. Miari, P. Carta and A. Carta

Genomic selection on Latxa dairy sheep
I. Granado-Tajada and E. Ugarte

Genome-wide study finds a QTL with pleotropic effects on semen and production traits in Saanen goats
C. Oget, V. Clément, I. Palhière, G. Tosser-Klopp, S. Fabre and R. Rupp

Genetic parameters for semen traits in French Alpine and Saanen bucks
V. Clement, C. Charton and H. Larroque

Poster Session 26

Genetic variation of lactoferrin gene and its association with productive traits in Egyptian goats
O.E. Othman, H.R. Darwish and A.M. Nowier

Estimation of genetic parameters in a local sheep breed using random regression animal model
R.S. Pelmus, C. Lazar, E. Ghita, C.M. Rotar and M.A. Gras

Genetic differentiation of the population of Polish Mountain sheep
A. Miksza-Cybulska, A. Kawęcka and A. Gurgul

A Genomic association study of gastrointestinal parasites in Ghezel sheep breed of East-Azerbaijan
S.A. Rafat, P. Ajmone Marsan, M. Del Corvo, M. Barbato, R. Valilou, D. Notter, R. Pichler and K. Periasamy

Phenotypic characterization of the parasite resistance in Morada Nova sheep
A.C.S. Chagas, L.G. Lopes, M.H. Silva, L.A. Giraldelo, J.H.B. Toscano, S.C.M. Niciura, C.H. Okino, M.V. Benavides and S.N. Esteves

Estimating genetic parameters for faecal egg count, dag score and weight in Scottish Blackface sheep
A.F.F. Pacheco, T.N. McNeilly, G. Banos and J. Conington

Development of a SNP parentage assignment panel in some North-Eastern Spanish meat sheep breeds
J.H. Calvo, M. Serrano, F. Tortereau, P. Sarto, M.A. Jiménez, J. Folch, J.L. Alabart, S. Fabre and B. Lahoz

Genetic parameters of reproductive traits in a prolific w line of barbarine sheep
C. Ziadi and S. Bedhiaf-Romdhani

Immune cell profiles associated with resistance against Haemonchus contortus in Morada Nova sheep
C.H. Okino, J.H.B. Toscano, L.G. Lopes, M.H. Silva, L.A. Giraldelo, S.C.M. Niciura, M.V. Benavides, S.N. Esteves and A.C.S. Chagas

SNP based genetic diversity and structure of sheep population in Tunisia
I. Baazaoui, E. Ciani, S. Mastrangelo, M. Ben Sassi and S. Bedhiaf