Defining cutoff points for subclinical endometritis at different stages of lactation. K. N. Galvão*, S. B. Brittin, M. Frajblat, and R. O. Gilbert, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Effects of selection for post-weaning BW gain on carcass characteristics of Bos indicus and tropical adapted Bos taurus breeds. S. F. M. Bonilha*1,2, L. O. Tedeschi1, I. U. Packer2, A. G. Razook3, G. F. Alleoni , F. D. Resende5, R. F. Nardon4, and L. A. Figueiredo3, 1Texas A&M University, College Station, 2ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil, Instituto de Zootecnia, Sertãozinho, SP, Brazil, 4Insituto de Zootecnia, Nova Odessa, SP, Brazil, 5APTA, Colina, SP, Brazil.
Gene expression analysis of pig muscle associated to cholesterol and fat parameters. A. Cánovas1, J. Casellas*1, L. Varona1, I. Díaz2, R. Quintanilla1, and R. N. Pena1, 1Genètica i Millora Animal. IRTA-Lleida, Lleida, Spain, 2Tecnologia dels Aliments. IRTA-Monells, Monells, Spain.
Positive association between porcine PTHLH gene and teat number in a F2 Meishan and Iberian crossbreed. M. Martinez*1, J.L. Noguera1, O. Ramirez2, E. Alves3, and R.N. Pena , Genètica i Millora Animal. IRTA-Lleida., Lleida. Spain, 2Departament de Ciència Animal i dels Aliments. UAB., Bellaterra. Spain, Departamento de Mejora Genética Animal. SGIT-INIA., Madrid. Spain.
Rapid characterization of radiation hybrid panel DNA by SYBR® Green I-based dissociation curve analysis and application for river buffalo gene mapping. K. J. Kochan1, M. E. J. Amaral2, and P. K. Riggs*1, 1Texas A&M University, College Station, 2IBILCE, UNESP, São José do Rio Preto, Brasil.
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Comparison of ribosomal protein gene distribution between full-length enriched cDNA libraries from multiple stages of porcine early embryo. R. S. Wu*, E. -C. Lin, C. C. Hsu, and W. T. K. Cheng, Department of Animal Science and Technology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Use of random regression model in the milk yield analysis of water buffaloes. A. A. Ramos*1, C. V. Araújo2, S. I. Araújo2, and D. C. P. Pereira2, 1Sao Paulo State University, Botucatu, SP, Brazil, 2Federal Rural University of Amazonia, Belém, PA, Brazil.
Effects of cytoplasmic line on scrotal circumference and semen quality traits in Angus bulls. A. G. Garmyn* and D. W. Moser, Kansas State University, Manhattan.
Effect of temperature and humidity on gestation length. H. D. Norman, J. R. Wright*, and J. B. Cole, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Beltsville, MD.
Relationship of gestation length to stillbirth. R. L. Powell*, H. D. Norman, and J. R. Wright, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Beltsville, MD.
Genomic structure and polymorphisms of the bovine c21orf66 gene. K. R. Wunderlich*, C. A. Abbey, and C. A. Gill, Texas A&M University, College Station.
Application of the Sleeping Beauty transposon system to avian cells. B-W. Kong*1, L. K. Foster2, and D. N. Foster2, 1University of
Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2University of Minnesota, St. Paul.
Evaluation of growth traits of Brazilian herefords using multivariate analysis. J. C Souza*1,2
, L. T. Campos3, J. A. Freitas2, R. Weaber4,
and W. R. Lamberson4, 1Scholarship of CNPq, Brazil, 2Parana Federal University, Palontina, Brazil, 3Engenheiro Agronomo, Brazil, Univeristy of Missouri, Columbia. 4
Molecular evidence that turkey varieties belong to a single breed. E. Smith*, J. Xu, X. Guan, T. Geng, and D. Kamara, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg.
Evaluation of nucleolar proliferating protein 1 as a candidate gene for beef carcass characteristics. J. H. Bosques-Méndez*1, M. Pagan1, E. Casas2, A. Casas1, and D. Cianzio1, 1University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, 2Roman L. Hruska USDA MARC, Clay Center, NE.
Application of Wilmink's function to Bayesian inference of heritability for monthly test day milk yields in Iranian Holsteins. H. Farhangfar*, Birjand University, Birjand, Iran.
Bivariate genetic analysis of monthly test day milk yield and protein percentage for Holstein heifers in Khorasan province of Iran. H. Farhangfar*, R. Lotfi, and H. Naeemipour, Birjand University, Birjand, Iran.
Insemination of Holstein cows with sexed sperm. J. L. Schenk*1 and R. W. Everett2, 1XY, Inc., Fort Collins, CO, 2Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Genetic trends for dairy traits in the Holstein x Other Breeds multibreed dairy cattle population in tropical central Thailand. S. Koonawootrittriron1, M. A. Elzo*2, and T. Tongprapi3, 1Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2University of Florida, Gainesville, 3Dairy Farming Promotion Organization, Saraburi, Thailand.