Session 55. Animal genetics free communications

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Date: 29 August 2013; 14:00 – 18:00 hours
Chairperson: Eaglen

Theatre Session 55

14.00 Analysis of pedigree and marker based inbreeding coefficients in German Fleckvieh
D. Hinrichs and G. Thaller

14.15 High overlap of CNVs and selection signatures revealed by varLD analyses of taurine and zebu cattle
A.M. Pérez O’brien, G. Meszaros, Y.T. Utsunomiya, J.F. Garcia, C.P. Van Tassell, T.S. Sonstegard and J. Sölkner

14.30 Fine-mapping of a chromosomal region on BTA17 associated with milk-fat composition
S.I. Duchemin, M.H.P.W. Visker, J.A.M. Van Arendonk and H. Bovenhuis

14.45 Imputation of non-genotyped individuals based on genotyped relatives: a real case scenario
A.C. Bouwman, J.M. Hickey, M.P.L. Calus and R.F. Veerkamp

15.00 Required increase in training set to keep accuracy of genomic selection constant across generations
M. Pszczola, T. Strabel, R.F. Veerkamp, H.A. Mulder, J.A.M. Van Arendonk and M.P.L. Calus

15.15 GENIFER: fine mapping and effects of QTL affecting fertility in Holstein cattle
R. Lefebvre, S. Fritz, D. Ledoux, J. Gatien, L. Genestout, M.N. Rossignol, B. Grimard, D. Boichard, P. Humblot and C. Ponsart

15.30 Genome wide association study for calving performance in Irish cattle
D. Purfield, D.G. Bradley, J.F. Kearney and D.P. Berry

16.15 Genetic and non-genetics effects on female reproductive performance in seasonal-calving dairy herds
M.M. Kelleher, F. Buckley, R.D. Evans, D. Ryan, K. Pierce and D.P. Berry

16.30 Genetic parameters for pre-weaning traits in Charolais × Montbéliard and Charolais × Holstein calves
A. Vallée, J.A.M. Van Arendonk and H. Bovenhuis

16.45 Predicting lifespan of dairy cows: phenotypic and genetic change during life
M.L. Van Pelt, R.F. Veerkamp and G. De Jong

17.00 Genetic parameters for major milk proteins in three French dairy cattle breeds
M. Brochard, M.P. Sanchez, A. Govignon-Gion, M. Ferrand, M. Gelé, D. Pourchet, G. Miranda, P. Martin and D. Boichard

17.15 Genetic correlations among fighting ability, fertility, and productive traits in Valdostana cattle
C. Sartori, S. Mazza, N. Guzzo and R. Mantovani

17.30 Longevity and reasons of culling of German Holstein Friesian under Libyan conditions
S.A.M. Abdalah Bozrayda, F.H. Alshakmak and R.S. Gargum

17.45 Effects of inbreeding on milk production, fertility, and somatic cell count in Norwegian Red
K. Hov Martinsen, E. Sehested and B. Heringstad