Hidaka1, and K. Kuchida1, 1Obihiro University of A&VM, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, 2Hokkaido Animal Research Center, Sintoku, Hokkaido, Japan.
Alternative supplementation strategies for replacement beef heifers grazing dry California foothills annual range during summer. R. B. Monteiro*1,2, G. D. Cruz1, D. M. Myers1, J. W. Oltjen1, and R. D. Sainz1, 1University of California, Davis, 2University of Sao Paulo, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil.
Effects of deworming nursing calves 90 days prior to weaning on calf weaning weight. J. E. Rossi*1, D. T. Ensley2, and B. G. Mullinix, Jr.1, 1University of Georgia, Tifton, 2University of Georgia, Athens.
Joint analysis of egg and production traits in broilers. R. L. Sapp1, T. Wing2, and R. Rekaya*3, 1USDA-ARS, Miles City, MT, 2Cobb- Vantress, Inc., Siloam Springs, AR, 3University of Georgia, Athens.
Cow/calf pre-weaning efficiency of Nellore, British × Nellore and Continental x Nellore crosses1. Liana Calegare*1, Maurício Mello de Alencar2, Irineu Umberto Packer1, and Dante Pazzanese Duarte Lanna1, 1ESALQ, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil, 2Embrapa, Sao Carlos, SP, Brazil.
Breeding and Genetics - Livestock and Poultry II Exhibit Hall C
Morphologic evaluation of Murrah water buffalo through regression and principal component analysis. J. R. B. Sereno*1, M. V. Snel- Oliveira2, S. M. Vasconcelos2, A. A. Egito3, M. S. M. Albuquerque3, C. McManus4, and J. C. Souza5,6, 1Embrapa Cerrados, Planaltina, DF Brazil, 2UPIS-Faculdades Integradas, Brasilia, DF Brazil, 3Embrapa Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia, Brasilia, DF Brazil, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, DF Brazil, 5Universidade Federal do Parana, Campus Palotina, PR Brazil, 6University of Missouri- 4
Columbia Scholarship of CNPq, Brazil, Columbia, Mo USA.
Genetic parameters for weaning weight by age of dam for Brazilian Nellore. L. O. Campos da Silva*1, J. C. Souza2,3
, A. Gondo3, C. H. M.
M a l h a d o 4 , J . A . F r e i t a s 2 , I . W . S a n t o s 2 , J . R . B . S e r e n o 6 , R . W e a b e r 8 , L . D . V a n V l e c k 7 , a n d W . R . L a m b e r s o n 8 , 1 E m b r a p a - G N P G C , B r a z i l , 2 S c h o l a r s h i p o f C N P q , B r a z i l , 3 P a r a n a F e d e r a l U n i v e r i s t y , P a l o t i n a , P R B r a z i l , 4 B a h i a S t a t e U n i v e r s i t y , B r a z i l , 5 M a t o G r o s s o d o Sul Federal University, Brazil, 6Embrapa-CPAC, Brazil, 7University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 8Univeristy of Missouri, Columbia.
Dairy cattle mortality trends in southeastern states. G. W. Rogers*1, J. B. Cooper1, and J. S. Clay2, 1University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2Dairy Records Management Systems, Raleigh, NC.
Weaning weight and wool traits in a grade-up program of Rambouillet sheep with Australian Merino genetics. W. M. Rauw*1, H. A. Glimp1, T. Wuliji1, M. Teglas1, W. Jesko2, and L. Gomez-Raya1, 1University of Nevada, Reno, 2Rafter 7 Ranch, Yerington, NV.
An evaluation of SNP associations with calpastatin enzyme activity and shear force measures in Brahman steers. D. E. Franke*1, M. G. Thomas2, A. J. Garrett2, and T. D. Bidner1, 1Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, 2New Mexico State University, Las Cruces.
Gene polymorphisms associated with mastitis and reproduction traits in Holstein cows. G. M. Pighetti*, C. J. Kojima, and A. M. Saxton, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
The genomic architecture of a major QTL region on chicken chromosome 4: CpG islands, gene density and repetitive elements. G. A. Ankra-Badu and S. E. Aggrey*, University of Georgia, Athens.
Modeling social competition assuming a single dominant animal per pen. J. M. Achi*, I. Misztal, and R. Rekaya, University of Georgia, Athens.
Obtaining multiple QTL solutions without inverting the IBD matrix. M. Jafarikia*, J. A. B. Robinson, and L.R. Schaeffer, University of
Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
A Microsatellite Repeat Search (MRS) tool for eukaryotic genomes. L. Klein*1,2 P o l y t e c h n i c a n d S t a t e U n i v e r s i t y , B l a c k s b u r g , 2 B l a c k s b u r g H i g h S c h o o l , B l a c k s b u r g , V A , 3 H i n s d a l e S o u t h H i g h S c h o o l , H i n s d a l e , I L , S. Puri 1,2 . , G. Blachut3, and E. Smith1, 1Virginia
Analysis of protein in pig blood serum at growing stages. H. Y. Chung*, S. H. Yoon, B. H. Choi, K. T. Lee, and G. W. Jang, National Livestock Research Institute, Suwon, KY, Korea.
Construction of SNP maps in the region of the swine SLA class I for miniature pig. H. Y. Chung*, S. H. Yoon, B. H. Choi, K. T. Lee, and G. W. Jang, National Livestock Research Institute, Suwon, KY, Korea.
Impact of inbreeding on IBD probabilities and estimates of QTL variance. G. Freyer2 and N. Vukasinovic*1, 1Monsanto Animal Genomics and Breeding, Saint Louis, MO, 2Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany.
Relationship of herd-heritability with sire misidentification and entry into a proven sire lineup. C. D. Dechow1, H. D. Norman*2, and N. R. Zwald3, 1Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 2Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory, Beltsville, MD, 3Alta Genetics, Inc., Watertown, WI.