Session 35. Genetics commission: young scientists’ competition

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Date: 27 August 2014; 14:00 – 18:00 hours
Chairperson: E. Awusu

Theatre Session 35

14.00 Genetic architecture and genetic correlation of milk production traits in German Holstein population
E. Amiri and G. Thaller

14.15 Unravelling the genetic background of interdigital hyperplasia of the bovine hoof
S. Sammler, M. Wensch-Dorendorf, K. Schöpke, B. Brenig and H.H. Swalve

14.30 Assessing genomic variation in Swiss dairy cattle using annotated whole genome sequence information
C.F. Baes, M.A. Dolezal, E. Fritz-Waters, J.E. Koltes, B. Bapst, C. Flury, H. Signer-Hasler, C. Stricker, R. Fernando, F. Schmitz-Hsu, D.J. Garrick, J.M. Reecy and B. Gredler

14.45 Across breed QTL detection and genomic prediction in French and Danish dairy cattle breeds
I. Van Den Berg, B. Guldbrandtsen, C. Hozé, R.F. Brøndum, D. Boichard and M.S. Lund

15.00 Genetic analysis of uniformity of egg color in purebred and crossbred laying hens
H.A. Mulder, J. Visscher and J. Fablet

15.15 Everyday multithreading: parallel computing for genomic evaluations in R
C. Heuer and G. Thaller

15.30 Prediction of genomic breeding values for feed efficiency and related traits in pigs
D. Do, L. Janss, A.B. Strathe, J. Jensen and H.N. Kadarmideen


16.15 Imputation of genotypes in Danish purebreds and two-way crossbred pigs using low density panels
T. Xiang, O.F. Christensen, A. Legarra and T. Ostersen

16.30 Genetic association between leg conformation in young pigs and longevity of Yorkshire sows
H.T. Le, E. Norberg, K. Nilsson and N. Lundeheim

16.45 Genetic correlations between morphological factors and test day milk in Valdostana Red Pied breed
S. Mazza, N. Guzzo and R. Mantovani

17.00 Optimizing design of small-sized dairy cattle breeding program with minimal performance recording
C.M. Kariuki, A.K. Kahi, H. Komen and J.A.M. Van Arendonk

17.15 Cow identification in heterogeneous dairy herd management software programs
K.H. Hermans

17.30 The effect of utilizing sex sorted semen on selection response of sire pathways
S. Joezy-Shekalgorabi and A. De Vries


Poster Session 35

Paternal origins of toro de lidia cattle breed historical castes
R. Pelayo, L.J. Royo, A. Molina and M. Valera

Estimation of behavioral genetic parameters in the fighting bull
R. Pelayo, M. Solé, M. Bomba, S. Demyda Peyras, A. Molina and M. Valera

Novel SNPs in caprine SCD gene and its relationship with cholesterol level in southern of Thailand
C. Supakorn

Effect of environmental factors on survival traits from birth to one-year old in Karakul lambs
Z. Kiamehr