Session 41. Optimising breeding programmes in the genomic era

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Date: 3rd September 2015; 08:30 – 12:30 hours
Chairperson: T.H.E. Meuwissen/A. de Vries

Theatre Session 41

Genomic selection breeding programs
Invited M. Lillehammer, A.K. Sonesson and T.H.E. Meuwissen

Stochastic simulation of breeding plans in mink: evaluation of genomic selection
K. Meier, J. Thirstrup, M.S. Lund and A.C. Sorensen

Stochastic simulation of alternative future blue fox breeding strategies
J. Peura, A.C. Sorensen, K. Meier and L. Rydhmer

Genomic selection for feed efficiency in pig breeding programs
K.G. Nirea and T. Meuwissen

Using loci with identified dominance effects to improve the prediction of heterosis
E.N. Amuzu-Aweh, P. Bijma, H. Bovenhuis and D.J. De Koning

Optimal contribution selection in breeding schemes with multiple selection stages
B.S. Dagnachew and T.H.E. Meuwissen


Genome-wide inbreeding and coancestry patterns in dairy cattle
D. Kleinman-Ruiz, B. Villanueva, J. Fernandez, M.A. Toro, L.A. Garcia-Cortes and S.T. Rodriguez-Ramilo

Mating strategies using genomic information reduce rates of inbreeding
H. Liu, M. Henryon and A.C. Sorensen

Strategic genotyping of cow groups to improve reliability of genomic predictions
C. Edel, E. Pimentel, L. Plieschke, R. Emmerling and K.U. Gotz


Poster Session 41

SNPs associated with traits of economic importance of Pinzgau cattle
R. Kasarda, N. Moravčikova, J. Candrak, A. Trakovicka and O. Kadlečik

Estimation social (indirect) genetic effects for growth rate according to breeding line
J.K. Hong, N.R. Song, D.W. Kim and Y.M. Kim

Genetic parameters of body weight at different stages of growth in male and female broiler chicken
W. Shibabaw, M. Shirali, P. Madsen, R. Hawken and J. Jensen

Molecular characterization of fibroblast growth factor 5 (fgf5) gene in alpaca
S. Pallotti, D. Pediconi, D. Subramanian, M.G. Molina, M. Antonini, C. Renieri and A. Laterza

The effect of genomic and classic selection on selection response in threshold traits
R. Behmaram and R. Seyed Sharifi

Genome-wide association study in dam line breeds for reproduction and production traits
S. Bergfelder-Druing, C. Grose-Brinkhaus, K. Schellander and E. Tholen