Session 50. Genetics of feed efficiency and methane emissions

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Date: 31 August 2016; 14:00- 18:00 hours
Chairperson: E. Wall


Theatre Session 50

Genetic and genomic analyses of enteric methane emissions of dairy cattle
invited Y. De Haas, J.E. Pryce, E. Wall, S. McParland, G. Difford and J. Lassen

Feed efficiency and methane emissions in dairy cattle: overview of the current data recording
A. Butty, A. Wilson, V. Osborne, C. Baes and F. Miglior

An international initiative to decrease the environmental footprint of dairy cattle using genomics
F. Miglior, C.B. Baes, A. Canovas, M. Coffey, E.E. Connor, M. De Pauw, B. Gredler, E. Goddard, G. Hailu, V. Osborne, J. Pryce, M. Sargolzaei, F.S. Schenkel, E. Wall, Z. Wang, T. Wright and P. Stothard

Genome-wide association study and genomic prediction for methane emission in Danish Holstein cattle
J. Lassen, P. Løvendahl, G. Su and G. Sahana

Genome wide association study (GWAS) of methane emissions in Australian Angus
C.I.V. Manzanilla-Pech, Y. De Haas, R.F. Veerkamp, K.A. Donoghue, P.F. Arthur and J.E. Pryce

Breeding for feed efficiency does not decrease methane production in growing lambs
G. Rose, B. Paganoni and A.N. Thompson

Heterogeneity in genetic variation for feed intake and adjusted feed intake between dairy cow breeds
B. Li, B. Berglund, W.F. Fikse, J. Lassen and P. Løvendahl

Transcriptomics of feed efficiency in Nordic dairy cattle
S.M. Salleh, G. Mazzoni, J.K. Höglund, D.W. Olijhoek, P. Lund, P. Løvendahl and H.N. Kadarmideen

Dissecting purebred-crossbred interaction for feed intake in pigs: feed ingredients
R. Bergsma, R.M. Godinho and C.A. Sevillano

Partitioning genetic variance of metabolizable energy efficiency in dairy cows
T. Mehtiö, E. Negussie, P. Mäntysaari, E.A. Mäntysaari and M.H. Lidauer

Live weight prediction and genetic parameter estimation using type traits for Italian Holstein cows
R. Finocchiaro, J.B.C.H.M. Van Kaam, M. Marusi, A. Varotto and M. Cassandro

Gompertz model improves breeding value prediction for feed conversion ratio for incomplete weights
V.H. Tran-Huynh, H. Gilbert and I. David