Computing options for genetic evaluation with a large number of genetic markers. S. Tsuruta, I. Misztal*, and J. K. Bertrand, University of Georgia, Athens.
Sampling genotype configurations in large complex pedigree. M. Szydlowski*1 and N. Gengler1,2, 1Gembloux Agricultural University, Gembloux, Belgium, 2National Fund for Scientific Research, Brussels, Belgium.
Comparisons of single and multiple trait random regression models for analyses of multi-parity test-days. S. Tsuruta* and I. Misztal, University of Georgia, Athens.
Investigation of genetic differences in feed efficiency through comparison of observed versus model predicted feed intake in Bos indicus – Bos taurus F2 full sib steers. T. S. Amen*, J. E. Sawyer, A. D. Herring, J. O. Sanders, D. K. Lunt, and C. A. Gill, Texas A&M University, College Station.
First screening of QTL using a segment mapping approach. M. Sargolzaei*1, F. Schenkel1, and H. D. Daetwyler2, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 2Roslin Institute, Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland, UK.
Evaluating the feasibility of fitting haplotype effects as random: variance component estimation. L. A. Kuehn*, R. M. Thallman, and K. A. Leymaster, USDA-ARS U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE.
Interval mapping of deleterious recessive loci in half-sib families. L. Gomez-Raya* and W. M. Rauw, University of Nevada, Reno.
Investigating the role of genetics on bovine respiratory disease incidence. M. J. Schneider*, J. R. Tait, M. V. Ruble, and J. M. Reecy, Iowa State University, Ames.
Simulation study controlling inbreeding in litter size. S.-H. Oh*1, G.-M. Kim1, and Y.-C. Jung2, 1North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, 2Jung P&C Institute, Seongnam, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
Avian H5N1: still an animal virus? F. C. Leung*, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HK-SAR, China.
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy in the United States. J. A. Richt*, National Animal Disease Center-ARS-USDA, Ames, IA.
Scenario and economic analysis of a hypothetical link between MAP and Crohn's disease. H. Groenendaal* and F. Z. Zagmutt, Vose Consulting, Boulder, CO.
Tuberculosis: a re-emerging disease at the interface of domestic animals and wildlife. M. V. Palmer*, National Animal Disease Center, ARS, USDA, Ames, IA.
SYMPOSIUM Contemporary & Emerging Issues - Livestock and Poultry Contemporary and Emerging Issues Chair: Judy Stabel, USDA-ARS, National Animal Disease Center Sponsor: ABSTC 207 A
Early response of young breeder source broilers to combined xylanase-amylase-protease-phytase supplementation of a high performance feed and when both ME-available phosphorus (AP) are reduced. E. T. Moran* and R. Lehman, Auburn University, Auburn University, AL.
The effects of supplemental Quantum Phytase on second cycle Hyline W-36 hens. M. Lilburn1 and C. Wyatt*2, 1Ohio State University, Wooster, 2Syngenta Animal Nutrition, Research Triangle Park, NC.
Influence of dietary calcium and phytase source on broiler performance. T. M. Parr*, M. R. Bedford, and C. L. Wyatt, Syngenta Animal Nutrition, Research Triangle Park, NC.
Nonruminant Nutrition Poultry Nutrition - Phosphorus and Phytase Chair: Michael Persia, Syngenta Animal Nutrition 214 D