Estimation of genetic parameters for early growth traits in the Mehraban sheep using different models. P. Zamani*1 and H. Mohammadi2, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran, 2Agricultural-Jahad Organization, Hamedan, Iran.
Application of logistic regression model to estimate phenotypic trend for twining trait of Baluchi sheep in Abbasabad breeding station of Mashhad. H. Farhangfar*1, M. Molaee2, and H. Naeemipour1, 1Birjand University, Birjand, Iran, 2Zabol University, Zabol, Iran.
Genetic parameters estimation of Cashmere production for an indigenous goat in southern Khorasan province of Iran by using a repeatability model. H. Naeemipour*, H. Farhangfar, M. R. Asghari, and M. Bashtani, Birjand University, Birjand,Iran.
Effect of genotype on characteristics of porcine aortic valves and bovine pericard as substitute heart valves. S. De Smet*1, W. Deklerck1, E. Claeys1, G. Van Nooten2, and K. Narine2, 1Laboratory for Animal Nutrition and Animal Product Quality, Department of Animal Production, Ghent University, Melle, Belgium, 2Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium.
Response to genetic selection for longissimuscolor in Landrace swine: Status following two generations of selection. A. C. Naber*, K. M. Brueggemeier, S. J. Moeller, H. N. Zerby, and K. M. Irvin, The Ohio State University, Columbus.
Genetic parameters for different measures of feed efficiency and their relationships with its component traits in Duroc pigs. M. A. Hoque*1, K. Suzuki1, H. Kadowaki2, and T. Shibata2, 1Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan, 2Miyagi Prefecture Animal Industry Experiment Station, Japan.
Genetic parameters for carcass traits and their genetic relationships with feed efficiency traits in Duroc pigs. M. A. Hoque*1, K. Suzuki1, and T. Oikawa2, 1Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan, 2Okayama University, Japan.
Prediction of number born alive and weaning weight of litter in first parity using performance test traits in four breeds of swine. Z. B. Johnson*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Estimation of the additive and dominance variances in SA Landrace pigs. D. Norris*1, L. Varona2, D. P. Visser3, H. E. Theron3, and S. F. Voordewind3, 1University of Limpopo, Polokwane, South Africa, 2Center UDL-IRTA, Lleida, Spain, 3ARC-Animal Improvement Institute, Irene, South Africa.
EpiSNP: A computer package for genome-wide analysis of SNP epistasis and single-locus effects of quantitative traits. L. Ma*, D. Dvokin, J. R. Garbe, and Y. Da, University of Minnesota, St. Paul.
SPSSQTL: A computer program for calculating statistical power and sample size for QTL and candidate gene detection. J. R. Garbe*, L. Ma, and Y. Da, University of Minnesota, St. Paul.
The effect of two freezing rates and two equilibration times on semen post-thaw motility of bad freezer bulls. G. Rocha-Chavez1, J. M. Tapia-Gonzalez1, J. G Michel-Parra1, M. A. Pinto-Jacobo2, and G. Gonzalez-Guerra*1, 1CUSUR Univ de Guadalajara, Cd Guzman, Jalisco, Mexico, 2URPJ, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
Effect of selection for increased egg production, age, and sex on turkey breast muscle development. C. S. Coy*, K. E. Nestor, and S. G. Velleman, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster.
Sequence homology comparison between goose and chicken liver cDNA libraries. Y. H. Wang*1, E. -C. Lin1, M. C. Hsu2, C. Y. Lien1, B. T. Tsai1, C. F. Yen1, H. W. Lin1, S. T. Ding1, W. T. K. Cheng1, K. T. Yang3, M. C. Huang3, Y. -H. Fan3, S. -H. Chiou3, C. F. Chen3, Y. P. Lee3, 1National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2National Taitung Junior College, Taitung, Taiwan, 3National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan.
Combining ability of characteristics of egg quality of quail for analyze system of diallel crossbreds. A. Piccinin, J. N. Gimenez, C. H. M. Malhado, C. Móri, C. Andrighetto, R. M. S. Emediato*, S. A. Maestá, A. A. Ramos, H. C. Gonçalves, and E. N. Martins, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil.
Long-term effects on the expression of the intestinal Na-P type IIb cotransporter in broilers fed phosphorus deficient diets early in life. C. M. Ashwell*1 and R. Angel2, 1North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 2University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
Analysis of expressed sequenced tags from abdominal muscle cDNA library of the pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. J. Cesar, B. Zhao, and J. Yang*, University of Hawaii, Honolulu.
Higher oxidative product in UHT drinking milk originated from milk powder than that from raw milk. S. Santinate, W. Suriyasathaporn, and P. Vinitchaikul*, Chiang Mai University, Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Effect of cold storage and packaging material on butter flavor. P. R. Lozano2, R. E. Miracle*1, A. J. Krause1, K. R. Cadwallader2, and M. A. Drake1, 1North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 2University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
Persistence of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) on three dairy products. M. A. Rodriguez1, P. Pellegrini1, G. Muset1, P. Gatti1, D. A.
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