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2014



2013

  • Bickhart, D.M., Lewin, H., and Liu, G. Tools to exploit sequence data to find new markers and disease loci in dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):624 (abstr. 557). 2013.
  • Bickhart, D.M., Hutchison, J.L., Xu, L., Song, J., and Liu, G.E. Open source tools to exploit DNA sequence data from livestock species. Proc. BARC Poster Day 2013, p. 9, abstr. 4. 2013.
  • Cole, J.B., Hutchison, J.L., Bickhart, D.M., and Null, D.J. Optimal age at first calving for U.S. dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):289-290 (abstr. W188). 2013.
  • Cooper, T.A., Wiggans, G.R., Null, D.J., and Hutchison, J.L. Genomic evaluation and identification of a haplotype affecting fertility for Ayrshire dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):74 (abstr. T206). 2013.
  • De Vries, A., Cole, J.B., and Galligan, D.T. Regression metamodels of an optimal genomic testing strategy in dairy cattle when selection intensity is low. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):74 (abstr. T207). 2013.
  • Macciotta, N.P.P., Dimauro, C., Sorbolini, S., Vicario, D., Null, D.J., and Cole, J.B. Dissection of genomic correlation matrices using multivariate factor analysis in dairy and dual-purpose cattle breeds. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):618 (abstr. 541). 2013.
  • McClure, M., Sonstegard, T.S., Wiggans, G.R., Van Eenennaam, A., Weber, K., Penedo, M.C., Berry, D.P., Flynn, J., Garcia, J.F., Santana do Carmo, A., Regitano, L.C.A., Albuquerque, M., Silva, M.V., Coffey, M., Moore, K., Boscher, M.-Y., Genestout, L., Mazza, R., Taylor, J., Schnabel, R., Machado, M.A., Simpson, B., McEwan, J.C., Cromie, A., Coutinho, L.L., Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J. W., Piper, E.K., Cook, J., Marques, E., and Van Tassell, C.P. Imputation of microsatellite alleles from dense SNP genotypes for parentage verification across multiple Bos taurus and Bos indicus breeds. Proc. Plant Anim. Genome XXI Conf., San Diego, CA, Jan. 12–16, abstr. P0132. 2013.
  • Mousa, M., Seykora, A., Chester-Jones, H., Ziegler, D., and Cole, J. Heritability estimates of performance and health traits of Holstein calves. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):291 (abstr. W194). 2013.
  • Norman, H.D. and Wright, J.R. Trends in noncompliance with milk quality standards for dairy herd improvement herds in the United States. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):603 (abstr. TH375). 2013.
  • Parker Gaddis, K.L., Cole, J.B., Clay, J.S., and Maltecca, C. Analysis of health trait data from on-farm computer systems in the United States. I: Pedigree and genomic variance components estimation. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):443–444 (abstr. 446). 2013.
  • Parker Gaddis, K.L., Cole, J.B., Clay, J.S., and Maltecca, C. Analysis of health trait data from on-farm computer systems in the United States. II: Comparison of genomic analyses including two-stage and single-step methods. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):444 (abstr. 447). 2013.
  • Sun, C. and VanRaden, P.M. Mating programs including genomic relationships. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):653 (abstr. 635). 2013.
  • Sun, C., VanRaden, P.M., and O'Connell, J.R. Mating programs including genomic relationships and dominance effects. Proc. BARC Poster Day 2013, p. 46, abstr. 41. 2013.
  • Weller, J.I., VanRaden, P.M., and Wiggans, G.R. Application of a posteriori granddaughter and modified granddaughter designs to determine Holstein haplotype effects. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):617 (abstr. 538). 2013.
  • Widmar, N.J.O., Schutz, M.M., and Cole, J.B. Breeding for polled dairy cows versus dehorning: Preliminary cost assessments and discussion. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):602 (abstr. TH373). 2013.
  • Wiggans, G.R., Cooper, T.A., and VanRaden, P.M. Using 90,113 single nucleotide polymorphisms in genomic evaluation of dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl. 1):617 (abstr. 539). 2013.


2012

  • Adams, H.A., Sonstegard, T., VanRaden, P.M., Null, D.J., Van Tassell, C.P., and Lewin, H. Identification of a nonsense mutation in APAF1 that is causal for a decrease in reproductive efficiency in dairy cattle. Proc. Plant Anim. Genome XX Conf., San Diego, CA, Jan. 14–18, abstr. P0555. 2012.
  • Cole, J.B., Stock, K.F., Pryce, J., Bradley, A., Gengler, N., Andrews, L., and Egger-Danner, C. An international overview of the recording and use of functional traits in dairy cattle breeding and management. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 3)/J. Dairy Sci. 95(Suppl. 2):443(abstr. 439). 2012.
  • Dikmen, S., Cole, J.B., Null, D.J., and Hansen, P.J. Genomic evaluation of rectal temperature in Holstein cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 3)/J. Dairy Sci. 95(Suppl. 2):401(abstr. 327). 2012.
  • McClure, M., E.-S. Kim, J. Cole, G.R. Wiggans, L.K. Matukumalli, S. Schroeder, C. Van Tassell, and T. Sonstegard. Hunting for the weaver causative mutation in Brown Swiss cattle. Proc. Plant Anim. Genome XX Conf., San Diego, CA, Jan. 14–18, abstr. P0561. 2012.
  • Parker Gaddis, K.L, Cassady, J.P., Cole, J.B., and Maltecca, C. Incidence validation and causal relationship analysis of producer-recorded health event data from on-farm computer systems in the United States. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 3)/J. Dairy Sci. 95(Suppl. 2):225–226(abstr. 229). 2012.
  • Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L., and Cole, J.B. Increased use of young bulls in dairy cattle breeding programs. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 3)/J. Dairy Sci. 95(Suppl. 2):521–522(abstr. W60). 2012.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Powell, R.L., Lawlor, T.J., and Wolfe, C.W. Comparison of daughter performance of New Zealand and North American sires in US herds. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 3)/J. Dairy Sci. 95(Suppl. 2):684(abstr. 714). 2012.
  • Sonstegard, T., Wang, S., Van Tassell, C., Ma, Li., Wiggans, G., Crooker, B., Cole, J., Mariani, B. Kim, E. S., Garbe, J., Fahrenkrug, S., Liu, G., and Da, Y. Signature of forty years of artificial selection in U.S. Holstein cattle identified by long range frequency analyses. 4th Int. Conf. on Quantitative Genet.: Understanding Variation in Complex Traits, Programme & Book of Abstracts, p. 213, abstr. P-314. 2012.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Null, D.J., Sonstegard, T.S., Adams, H.A., Van Tassell, C.P., and Olson, K.M. Fine mapping and discovery of recessive mutations that cause abortions in dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 3)/J. Dairy Sci. 95(Suppl. 2):ii–iii(abstr. LB6). 2012.
  • VanRaden, P.M. and Tooker, M.E. Methods to include foreign information in national evaluations. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 3)/J. Dairy Sci. 95(Suppl. 2):446–447(abstr. 449). 2012.
  • VanRaden, P.M. Wright, J.R., and Cooper, T.A. Adjustment of selection index coefficients and polygenic variance to improve regressions and reliability of genomic evaluations. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 3)/J. Dairy Sci. 95(Suppl. 2):520(abstr. W56). 2012.
  • VanRaden, P.M. Iterative combination of national phenotype, genotype, pedigree, and foreign information. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 3)/J. Dairy Sci. 95(Suppl. 2):446(abstr. 447). 2012.
  • Wiggans, G.R., Cooper, T.A., VanRaden, P.M., O'Connell, J.R., and Bacheller, L.R. Maternal grandsire confirmation and discovery in dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 3)/J. Dairy Sci. 95(Suppl. 2):400(abstr. 323). 2012.
  • Wiggans, G.R., Wright, J.R., Muenzenberger, C.J., and Neitzel, R.R. Genetic evaluation of mobility for Brown Swiss dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 3)/J. Dairy Sci. 95(Suppl. 2):267(abstr. T43). 2012.
  • Wiggans, G.R., VanRaden, P.M., Cooper, T.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T., and Simpson, B. Characteristics and use of the Illumina BovineLD BeadChip. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 3)/J. Dairy Sci. 95(Suppl. 2):447(abstr. 450). 2012.


2011

  • Byrem, T.M., Houseman, J.T., Erskine, R.J., Bartlett, P.C., Febvay, C., Render, C., Norman, H.D., and Wright, J.R. Prevalence, transmission and impact of bovine leukosis in Michigan dairies. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):15(abstr. M32). 2011.
  • Cole, J.B. Data structure and visualization. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):226(abstr. 198). 2011.
  • Connor, E.E., Hutchison, J.L., Olson, K.M., and Norman, H.D. Opportunities for improving milk production efficiency in dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):2(abstr. 4). 2011.
  • Dechow, C.D., Norman, H.D., Goodling, Jr., R.C. and Wright, J.R. The association of high and low parent average with daughter performance for yield, somatic cell score, and productive life in individual herds. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):28(abstr. M70). 2011.
  • Dikmen, S., Cole, J.B., Null, D.J., and Hansen, P.J. Heritability of rectal temperature and genetic correlations with production and reproduction traits in dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):255(abstr. 275). 2011.
  • Lombard, J.E., Norman, H.D., Kopral, C.A., Rodriquez, J.M., and Wright, J.R. Current level of compliance with EU bulk tank SCC standards and proposed US standards based on data from four Federal Milk Marketing Orders. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):428(abstr. 353). 2011.
  • Macciotta, N.P.P. and Cole, J.B. Multivariate factor analysis of genomic correlation matrices in three US dairy cattle breeds. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):i–ii(abstr. LB3). 2011.
  • Norman, H.D. and Hutchison, J.L. Effects of dam's dry period length on heifer development. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):27(abstr. M66). 2011.
  • Norman, H.D. and Wright, J.R. Use of cow culling to help meet compliance for somatic cell standards. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):27–28(abstr. M69). 2011.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., and Miller, R.H. Consequence of changing standards for somatic cell count on US Dairy Herd Improvement herds. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):428(abstr. 352). 2011.
  • Olson, K.M., Hutchison, J.L., VanRaden, P.M., and Norman, H.D. Changes in the use of young bulls. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):27(abstr. M67). 2011.
  • Olson, K.M., VanRaden, P.M., and Null, D.J. Impacts of inclusion of foreign data in genomic evaluation of dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):164–165(abstr. 35). 2011.
  • Schutz, M.M. and Norman, H.D. Verification of factors to estimate daily milk yield from one milking of cows milked twice daily. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):28–29(abstr. M72). 2011.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Null, D.J., Wiggans, G.R., Sonstegard, T.S., and Connor, E.E. Genomic imputation and evaluation using 342 high density Holstein genotypes. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):533(abstr. W53). 2011.
  • VanRaden, P.M. and O'Connell, J.R. Overview of genomic selection in dairy cattle populations. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):664(abstr. 597). 2011.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Tooker, M.E., Olson, K.M., Cooper, T.A., Wiggans, G.R., and VanTassell, C.P. Properties of different density genotypes used in dairy cattle evaluation. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):420(abstr. 330). 2011.
  • Wiggans, G.R., VanRaden, P.M., and Cooper, T.A. Adjustment of deregressed values from cow evaluations to have the similar mean and variance as bull deregressed values. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):165(abstr. 37). 2011.
  • Wiggans, G.R., Cooper, T.A., Olson, K.M., and VanRaden, P.M. Use of the Illumina Bovine3K BEAD chip in dairy genomic evaluation. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl. 1):420(abstr. 329). 2011.


2010

  • Cole, J.B. Use of haplotypes to predict selection limits and Mendelian sampling. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):535(abstr. 623). 2010.
  • Cole, J.B. and Null, D.J. Age at first calving in Holstein cattle in the United States. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):594(abstr. W28). 2010.
  • Cole, J.B., Sonstegard, T.S., Ma, L., Wiggans, G.R., Crooker, B.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Yang, J., Matukumalli, L., and Da, Y. High resolution QTL map of net merit component traits and calving traits from genome-wide association analysis in contemporary U.S. Holstein cows. Proc. Plant Anim. Genome XVII Conf., San Diego, CA, Jan. 9–13, abstr. P565. 2010.
  • Ma, L., Sonstegard, T.S., Cole, J.B., Wiggans, G.R., Crooker, B.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Yang, J., Matukumalli, L., and Da, Y. X chromosome SNPs were heavily involved in epistasis effects of net merit component traits in contemporary U.S. Holstein cows. Proc. Plant Anim. Genome XVII Conf., San Diego, CA, Jan. 9–13, abstr. P542. 2010.
  • Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L., and VanRaden, P.M. Comparison of Holstein service-sire fertility for heifer and cow breedings with conventional and sexed semen. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):595(abstr. W30). 2010.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Dechow, C.D., and Goodling, Jr., R.C. Effectiveness of genetic evaluations in predicting daughter performance in individual herds. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):612(abstr. W90). 2010.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., and Hubbard, S.M. Relationship of reason for lactation termination with genetic merit of Holsteins in the United States. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):594–595(abstr. W29). 2010.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., and Miller, R.H. Effectiveness of genetic predictions of Holstein gestation length and relationship to lactation yield for the subsequent lactation. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):797–798(abstr. 927). 2010.
  • Olson, K.M. and VanRaden, P.M. Multibreed genomic evaluation of dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):471(abstr. 438). 2010.
  • Olson, K.M. and VanRaden, P.M. Multibreed genomic evaluations in dairy cattle. Proc. BARC Poster Day 2010, p. 37, abstr. 30. 2010.
  • Schutz, M.M., Bewley, J.M., and Norman, H.D. Derivation of factors to estimate daily milk yield from one milking of cows milked three times daily. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):595(abstr. W32). 2010.
  • Schutz, M.M., and Norman, H.D. Derivation of factors to estimate daily, fat, protein, and somatic cell score from one milking of cows milked three times daily. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):595(abstr. W31). 2010.
  • VanRaden, P.M., O'Connell, J.R., Wiggans, G.R., and Weigel, K.A. Filling in missing genotypes using haplotypes. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):534–535(abstr. 622). 2010.
  • VanRaden, P.M., and Tooker, M.E. Gains in reliability from combining subsets of 500, 5,000, 50,000 or 500,000 genetic markers. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):534(abstr. 620). 2010.
  • Wiggans, G.R., Ma, L., Sonstegard, T.S., Cole, J.B., Crooker, B.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Yang, J., Matukumalli, L., and Da, Y. High resolution QTL map of body conformation traits from genome-wide association analysis in contemporary U.S. Holstein cows. Proc. Plant Anim. Genome XVII Conf., San Diego, CA, Jan. 9–13, abstr. P547. 2010.
  • Wiggans, G.R., Cooper, T.A., and VanRaden, P.M. Cow adjustments for genomic predictions of Holsteins and Jersey bulls. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):533–534(abstr. 618). 2010.
  • Wiggans, G.R. and VanRaden, P.M. Improved reliability approximation for genomic evaluations in the United States. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):533(abstr. 617). 2010.


2009

  • Attalla, S.A., Seykora, A.J., Cole, J.B., and Heins, B.J. Estimation of genetic parameters and transmitting ability for Minnesota Johne's milk ELISA test. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):20(abstr. M56). 2009.
  • Byrem, T.M., Norman, H.D., and Wright, J.R. Characteristics of milk ELISA results for Johne's disease in US dairy cows . J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):386–387(abstr. W8). 2009.
  • Cole, J.B. Visualization of results from genomic predictions. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):314(abstr. 281). 2009.
  • Cole, J.B. and Null, D.J. Best prediction of lactation yields accounting for regional and seasonal differences. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):209(abstr. T38). 2009.
  • Connor, E.E., Hutchison, J.L., Norman, H.D., and Baldwin, R.L. Estimates of residual feed intake in Holstein dairy cattle using an automated, continuous feed intake monitoring system. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):123(abstr. 33). 2009.
  • Norman, H.D. and Hutchison, J.L. Effect of sexed semen on conception rate for Holsteins in the United States. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):208–209(abstr. T36). 2009.
  • Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L., and Wright, J.R. Comparison of service-sire fertility evaluations formerly or currently available to the US dairy industry. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):122(abstr. 31). 2009.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., and Byrem, T.M. Factors affecting milk ELISA scores of cows tested for Johne's disease. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):386(abstr. W7). 2009.
  • Powell, R.L., Wright, J.R., and Norman, H.D. Trends in international flow of Holstein genes. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):209–210(abstr. T39). 2009.
  • Schutz, M.M., Bewley, J.M., and Norman, H.D. Derivation of factors to estimate daily fat, protein, and somatic cell score from one milking of cows milked twice daily. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):209(abstr. T37). 2009.
  • Schenkel, F.S., Sargolzaei, M., Kistemaker, G., Jansen, G.B., Sullivan, P., Van Doormaal, VanRaden, P.M., and Wiggans, G.R. Genomic evaluation of Holstein cattle in Canada utilizing MACE proofs. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):396(abstr. W38). 2009.
  • Van Tassell, C.P., VanRaden, P.M., Wiggans, G.R., Matukumalli, L.K., Schroeder, S., O'Connell, J., Schnabel, R.D., Taylor, J.F., Pollak, E.J., Munson, M., Bailey, D., and Sonstegard, T.S. Accelerating genetic improvement with SNP chips and DNA sequencing. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):523(abstr. 599). 2009.
  • VanRaden, P.M. and Sullivan, P.G. National and international genomic evaluations for dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):175(abstr. 200). 2009.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Tooker, M.E., and Cole, J.B. Can you believe those genomic evaluations for young bulls? J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):314(abstr. 279). 2009.
  • Wiggans, G.R., VanRaden, P.M., Bacheller, L.R., Ross, Jr., F.A., Sonstegard, T.S., te Meerman, G., and Van Tassell, C.P. Transition of genomic evaluation from a research project to a production system. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):313–314(abstr. 278). 2009.
  • Zhang, L., Wiggans, G.R., Clay, J., LaCroix, R., Wang, J.Z., Gipson, T., and Zeng, S.S. Somatic cell count in milk of goats enrolled in Dairy Herd Improvement program in 2007. J. Anim. Sci. 87(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):306(abstr. T343). 2009.


2008

  • Cole, J.B., Null, D.J., and Bacheller, L.R. A data exchange format and national database for producer-recorded health event data from on-farm management software. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):2–3(abstr. T6). 2008.
  • Gengler, N. and VanRaden, P.M. Strategies to incorporate genomic prediction into population-wide genetic evaluations. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):506(abstr. 523). 2008.
  • Kuhn, M.T., Hutchison, J.L., and Norman, H.D. Modeling nuisance variables for phenotypic evaluation of bull fertility. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):7–8(abstr. T20). 2008.
  • Miller, R.H., Kuhn, M.T., Norman, H.D., and Wright, J.R. Factors that affect abortion frequency in dairy herds in the United States. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):8(abstr. T21). 2008.
  • Norman, H.D., Miller, R.H., and Wright, J.R. Impact of selection for decreased somatic cell score on productive life and culling for mastitis. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):106(abstr. 13). 2008.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Hubbard, S.M., Kuhn, M.T., and Miller, R.H. Reproductive trends of dairy herds in the United States. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):7(abstr. T18). 2008.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., and Miller, R.H. Impact of selection for increased daughter fertility on productive life and culling for reproduction. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):7(abstr. T19). 2008.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., and Weigel, K.A. Alternatives for evaluating daughter performance of progeny-test bulls between official evaluations. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):105 (abstr. 10). 2008.
  • Powell, R.L., Norman, H.D., and Hutchison, J.L. Breed composition of the United States dairy cattle herd. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):7(abstr. T17). 2008.
  • Schutz, M.M., Bewley, J.M., and Norman, H.D. Derivation of factors to estimate daily yield from single milkings for Holsteins milked two or three times daily. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):106–107(abstr. 14). 2008.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Tooker, M.E., and Gengler, N. Effects of allele frequency estimation on genomic predictions and inbreeding coefficients. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):506(abstr. 522). 2008.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Van Tassell, C.P., Wiggans, G.R., Sonstegard, T.S., Schnabel, R.D., and Schenkel, F. Reliability of genomic predictions for North American dairy bulls. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):305(abstr. 261). 2008.
  • Wiggans, G.R., Sonstegard, T.S., VanRaden, P.M., Matukumalli, L.K., Schnabel, R.D., Taylor, J.F., Schenkel, F.S., and Van Tassell, C.P. Selection of single nucleotide polymorphisms and genotype quality for genomic prediction of genetic merit in dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):507(abstr. 524). 2008.


2007

  • Cole, J.B. and Null, D.J. Genetic evaluation of lactation persistency estimated by best prediction for Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, and Milking Shorthorn dairy cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 86(Suppl. 1):20(abstr. M52). 2007.
  • Cole, J.B., VanRaden, P.M., and Dematawewa, C.M.B. Estimation of yields for long lactations using best prediction. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 86(Suppl. 1):421(abstr. 558). 2007.
  • Dechow, C.D., Norman, H.D., and Zwald, N.R. Relationship of herd-heritability with sire misidentification and entry into a proven sire lineup. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 86(Suppl. 1):262(abstr. T66). 2007.
  • Kuhn, M.T., Hutchison, J.L., and Norman, H.D. Effects of dam's dry period length on calf. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 86(Suppl. 1):329–330(abstr. T277). 2007.
  • Miller, R.H., Norman, H.D., Kuhn, M.T., and Wright, J.R. Factors affecting death rate of lactating cows in Dairy Herd Improvement herds. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 86(Suppl. 1):11(abstr. M24). 2007.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Kuhn, M.T., Hubbard, S.M., and Cole, J.B. Genetic and environmental factors that affect gestation length. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 86(Suppl. 1):264(abstr. T73). 2007.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., and Cole, J.B. Effect of temperature and humidity on gestation length. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 86(Suppl. 1):16(abstr. M38). 2007.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., VanRaden, P.M., and Cole, J.B. Effect of service sire and cow sire on gestation length. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 86(Suppl. 1):194(abstr. 230). 2007.
  • Powell, R.L., Norman, H.D., and Wright, J.R. Relationship of gestation length to stillbirth. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 86(Suppl. 1):16(abstr. M39). 2007.
  • VanRaden, P.M. Efficient estimation of breeding values from dense genomic data. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 86(Suppl. 1):374–375 (abstr. 414). 2007.
  • VanRaden, P.M. and Tooker, M.E. Methods to explain genomic estimates of breeding value. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 86(Suppl. 1):374(abstr. 413). 2007.
  • Van Tassell, C.P., Matukumalli, L.K., Taylor, C. Smith, T.P.L., Sonstegard, T.S., Schnabel, R.D., De Silva, M.V.B., Wiggans, G.R., Liu, G., Moore, S., and Taylor, J.F. Construction and application of a bovine high-density SNP assay. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci.86(Suppl. 1):421–422(abstr. 560). 2007.
  • Wiggans, G.R., Cole, J.B., and Thornton, L.L.M. Multi-trait evaluation for calving ease and stillbirth with separate genetic effects by parity. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci.86(Suppl. 1):19(abstr. M49). 2007.
  • Wiggans, G.R., Faust, M.A., and Miglior, F. Harnessing automatic data collection to enhance genetic improvement programs. J. Anim. Sci. 85(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 90(Suppl. 1)/Poult. Sci. 86(Suppl. 1):377(abstr. 422). 2007.

2006



  • Appuhamy, R., Cassell, B.G., and Cole, J.B. Effect of mastitis and postpartum metabolic diseases on lactation persistency of Holstein and Jersey cows. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):398(abstr. 476). 2006.
  • Bohmanova, J., Misztal, I., Tsuruta, S., Norman, H.D., and Lawlor, T.J. Effects of accounting for heat stress on genetic evaluation of US Holsteins for milk by a test day model. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):137-138(abstr. 163). 2006.
  • Cole, J.B., Wiggans, G.R., VanRaden, P.M., and Miller, R.H. Stillbirth (co)variance components for a sire-maternal grandsire threshold model. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):273(abstr. 339). 2006.
  • Cole, J.B., Sanders, A.H., and Clay, J.S. Use of producer-recorded health data in determining incidence risks and relationships between health events and culling. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):10(abstr. M7). 2006.
  • Dechow, C.D., and Norman, H.D. A comparison of sire and animal model genetic parameter estimates from herds with high and low within-herd heritabilities. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):96(abstr. 34). 2006.
  • Dematawewa, C.M.B., Pearson, R.E., and VanRaden, P.M. Modeling extended lactations in Holsteins. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):96-97(abstr. 35). 2006.
  • Kuhn, M.T. and Hutchison, J.L. Methodology for prediction of bull fertility from field data. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):15-16(abstr. M26). 2006.
  • Kuhn, M.T., Hutchison, J.L., and Miller, R.H. Synchronization effects on parameters for days open. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):15(abstr. M24). 2006.
  • Norman, H.D. and Wright, J.R. Factors that impact longevity of Holsteins in the United States. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):276(abstr. 348). 2006.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., and Powell, R.L. Domestic versus imported artificial-insemination semen for Holstein graziers in the United States. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):136(abstr. 157). 2006.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Powell, R.L., VanRaden, P.M., and de Jong, G. Genetic differences between maturity rates of daughters of Holstein bulls in the Netherlands and United States. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):16-17(abstr. M29). 2006.
  • VanRaden, P.M. and Tooker, M.E. Revised estimates of lifetime net merit for dairy breeds and breed crosses. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):246-247(abstr. 255). 2006.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Tooker, M.E., Cole, J.B., Wiggans, G.R., and Megonigal, Jr., J.H. Genetic evaluations for mixed breed populations. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):98(abstr. 40). 2006.
  • Wiggans, G.R., Thornton, L.L.M., and Neitzel, R.R. Genetic evaluation of milking speed for Brown Swiss dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):248(abstr. 259). 2006.
  • Wiggans, G.R., Thornton, L.L.M., and Neitzel, R.R. Genetic parameters for rear legs/rear view in Brown Swiss cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 89(Suppl. 1):274(abstr. 341). 2006.


2005

  • Bohmanova, J., Misztal, I., Tsuruta, S., and Norman, H.D. Test-day model that accounts for heat stress of Holsteins in the United States. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):353-354 (abstr. 558). 2005.
  • Cole, J.B. and VanRaden, P.M. Genetic evaluation and best prediction of lactation persistency. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):379-380 (abstr. 651). 2005.
  • Cole, J.B., Southey, B.R., Franke, D.E., and Leighton, E.A. Discrete time survival analysis of longevity in a colony of dog guides. J. Anim. Sci. 83(Suppl. 1):103 (abstr. 136). 2005.
  • Dechow, C. and Norman, H.D. Effectiveness of estimating individual herd heritabilities using regression techniques. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):11 (abstr. M22). 2005.
  • Fetrow, J., Nordlund, K., and Norman, H.D. Culling: nomenclature, definitions, and some observations. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):122 (abstr. 205). 2005.
  • Gengler, N., Wiggans, G.R., Thornton, L.L.M., Wright, J.R., and Druet, T. Accounting for heterogeneous variances in multi-trait evaluation of Jersey type traits. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):11 (abstr. M23). 2005.
  • Kuhn, M.T., Hutchison, J.L., and Van Tassell, C.P. Effects of complex vertebral malformation gene on production and reproduction. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):140 (abstr. T39). 2005.
  • Kuhn, M.T. and Hutchison, J.L. Factors affecting heifer fertility in US Holsteins. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):11 (abstr. M21). 2005.
  • Miller, R.H., Norman, H.D., Kuhn, M.T., and Clay, J.S. Assessment of voluntary waiting period and frequency of estrus synchronization among herds. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):301 (abstr. W172). 2005.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Powell, R.L., VanRaden, P.M., and Miglior, F. Comparison of maturity rate for bull daughters in the United States and Canada. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):10-11 (abstr. M20). 2005.
  • Norman, H.D. and Hare, E. Historical examination of culling of dairy cows from herds in the United States. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):122 (abstr. 203). 2005.
  • Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L., Kuhn, M.T, Wright, J.R., and Hare, E. Selection intensity for yield traits, somatic cell score, and days open when culling dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):140 (abstr. T38). 2005.
  • Powell, R.L., Sanders, A.H., and Norman, H.D. Country bias in international dairy bull evaluations. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):228-229 (abstr. 350). 2005.
  • Sanders, A.H. and Norman, H.D. Disposal reporting and disposition of culled cows by parity and herd size. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):219-220 (abstr. 316). 2005.
  • VanRaden, P.M. and Tooker, M.E. Effect of herd by sire interaction variance on genetic evaluations. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):353 (abstr. 556). 2005.
  • VanRaden, P.M. and Tooker, M.E. Productive life including all lactations, longer lactations, and calf value. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):378 (abstr. 644). 2005.
  • Wiggans, G.R. Reproduction data in USDA database. J. Dairy Sci. 88(Suppl. 1):354 (abstr. 559). 2005.


2004

  • Cole, J.B., Miller, P.D., and Norman, H.D. Genetic improvement of dairy cattle health. Proc. 12th Intl. Conf. on Prod. Diseases in Farm Anim., E. Lansing, MI, July 19-22, p. 78, 2004.
  • Goodling, R.C., Shook, G.E., Weigel, K.A., Zwald, N.R., and Welper, R.D. Effect of synchronization protocols on days open and pregnancy rate at 120 days in dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1):283 (abstr. 530). 2004.
  • Kuhn, M.T., Hutchison, J.L. and Norman, H.D. Minimum dry period length to maximize performance. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1):56 (abstr. M225). 2004.
  • Kuhn, M.T., Hutchison, J.L. and Clay, J.S. Prediction of service sire fertility. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1):412 (abstr. 738). 2004.
  • Norman, H.D. Van Tassell, C.P., and VanRaden, P.M. Optimum genetic choices for dairy producers using grazing practices. Proc. 2004 Conf. Am. Forage Grassland Council, Roanoke, VA, June 12-16, 13:219. 2004.
  • Norman, H.D., Powell, R.L., Wright, J.R. and VanRaden, P.M. Genetic relationships of milk yield for different parities between bulls and their sons. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1):413 (abstr. 741). 2004.
  • Norman, H.D., Sanders, A.H., Miller, R.H., and Powell, R.L. Impact of participation in somatic cell count testing on herd average somatic cell score. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1):280-281 (abstr. 519). 2004.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Powell, R.L. and VanRaden, P.M. Merit of obtaining genetic evaluations of milk yield for each parity on Holstein bulls. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1):2 (abstr. M4). 2004.
  • Powell, R.L., Sanders, A.H. and Norman, H.D. Accuracy and stability of national and international somatic cell score evaluations. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1):87-88 (abstr. 42). 2004.
  • Schlesser, H., Shanks, R.D., Rodriguez-Zas, S.L., Clay, J.S., Van Raden, P.M., Berger, P.J. and Healey, M.H. Analysis of daughter pregnancy rates and estimated relative conception rates for a bimodal distribution. J. Dairy Sci. . 87(Suppl. 1): 3 (abstr. M8). 2004.
  • VanRaden, P.M. Genetic base and trait definition update. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1):412 (abstr. 735). 2004.
  • VanRaden, P.M., and Miller, R.H. Contribution of inbreeding and recessive defects to early embryo losses. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1):3 (abstr. M11). 2004.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Tooker, M.E., and Cole, J.B. Heterosis and breed differences for daughter pregnancy rate in crossbred dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1):284 (abstr. 532). 2004.
  • Wiggans, G.R. and VanRaden, P.M. Accounting for differences in rate of maturity in yield evaluations. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1):412 (abstr. 737). 2004.
  • Yook, E., Pearson, R.E. and VanRaden, P.M. Estimation of the economic impact of a unit change in PTA for daughter pregnancy rate. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1):413 (abstr. 739). 2004.


2003

  • Blomberg, L.A., Long, E.L., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Dobrinsky, J.R., and Zuelke, K.A. Serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE) during elongation of periimplantation porcine embryos. Proc. BARC Poster Day 2003, abstr. 05. 2003.
  • Dechow, C.D., Rogers, G.W., Lawlor, T.J., Klei, L., and VanRaden, P.M. Genetic correlation estimates among body condition score, dairy form, days open and production traits for US Holsteins. J. Dairy Sci.86(Suppl. 1):130 (abstr. 516). 2003.
  • Edwards, J.L. and Tozer, P.R. Using activity and milk yield as predictors of fresh cow disorders. J. Dairy Sci.86(Suppl. 1):55 (abstr. 222). 2003.
  • Kuhn, M.T. and VanRaden, P.M. Use of early lactation days open records for genetic evaluation of cow fertility. J. Dairy Sci.86(Suppl. 1):132 (abstr. 522). 2003.
  • Kuhn, M.T., VanRaden, P.M., and Edwards, J.L. Predicting days open for genetic evaluation of female fertility in U.S. dairy cattle. Proc. BARC Poster Day 2003, abstr. 17. 2003.
  • Matukumalli, L.K., Grefenstette, J.J., Sonstegard, T.S., and Van Tassell, C.P. EST-PAGE - A simple web interface for managing and analyzing EST data. Proc. BARC Poster Day 2003, abstr. 18. 2003.
  • Miller, R.H., Norman, H.D., Wiggans, G.R., and Wright, J.R. Test-day milk loss associated with elevated test-day somatic cell score. J. Dairy Sci.86(Suppl. 1):195 (abstr. M65). 2003.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., VanRaden, P.M., and Kuhn, M.T. Characteristics of genetic evaluations for daughter fertility in relation to other fitness traits. J. Dairy Sci.86(Suppl. 1):131 (abstr. 519). 2003.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., and Powell, R.L. Performance of Holsteins that originated from embryo transfer or multiparous births. J. Dairy Sci.86(Suppl. 1):317 (abstr. W89). 2003.
  • Powell, R.L., Sanders, A.H., and Norman, H.D. Accuracy of foreign dairy bull evaluations in predicting US evaluations for yield. J. Dairy Sci.86(Suppl. 1):38 (abstr. 153). 2003.
  • Sanders, A.H., Ross, F.A., and Norman, H.D. Using the internet for distribution of dairy genetic evaluations and research information to the dairy industry. J. Dairy Sci.86(Suppl. 1):162 (abstr. 642). 2003.
  • VanRaden, P.M. and Tooker, M.E. Definition of traits and comparison of models for genetic evaluation of cow fertility. J. Dairy Sci.86(Suppl. 1):131 (abstr. 520). 2003.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Tooker, M.E., Sanders, A.H., and Wiggans, G.R. Quality of data included in genetic evaluations for daughter pregnancy rate. J. Dairy Sci.86(Suppl. 1):132 (abstr. 521). 2003.
  • Wiggans, G.R., VanRaden, P.M., and Edwards, J.L. Standardization of lactation records for variance of Mendelian sampling to reduce bias in evaluations of bull dams. J. Dairy Sci.86(Suppl. 1):38 (abstr. 154). 2003.


2002

  • Miller, R.H., Norman, H.D., and Clay, J.S. Factors affecting fertility traits of Holsteins and Jerseys. J. Dairy Sci.85(Suppl. 1):324 (abstr. 1294). 2002.
  • Norman, H.D., Powell,, R.L., and Wright, J.R. Comparison of occurrence and yields of daughters of progeny-test and proven bulls in artificial insemination and natural-service bulls. J. Dairy Sci.85(Suppl. 1):325 (abstr. 1298). 2002.
  • Norman, H.D., Miller, R.H., VanRaden, P.M., and Clay, J.S. Genetic relationships among fertility traits of Holsteins and Jerseys. J. Dairy Sci.85(Suppl. 1):89 (abstr. 353). 2002.
  • Powell, R.L., Norman, H.D., and Sanders, A.H. Selection differentials from national Holstein bull progeny test programs estimated from international data. J. Dairy Sci.85(Suppl. 1):33 (abstr. 128). 2002.
  • Van Tassell, C.P., Wiggans, G.R., Philpot, J.C., and Misztal, I. Improvements in dystocia national genetic evaluation system and data processing. J. Dairy Sci. 85(Suppl. 1):33 (abstr. 129). 2002.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Norman, H.D., and Miller, R.H. Correlations among measures of dairy cattle fertility and longevity. J. Dairy Sci. 85(Suppl. 1):88 (abstr. 351). 2002.
  • Wiggans, G.R., VanRaden, P.M., and Philpot, J.C. Detection and adjustment of abnormal test day yields. J. Dairy Sci. 85(Suppl. 1):32 (abstr. 125). 2002.


2001

  • Auvray, G., Wiggans, G.R., Miglior, F., and Gengler, N. Method to establish average relationships among Holstein bull populations over time. J. Dairy Sci. 84(Suppl. 1):215 (abstr. 891). 2001.
  • Gengler, N. and Wiggans, G.R. Variance of effects of lactation stage within herd by herd yield. J. Dairy Sci. 84(Suppl. 1):216 (abstr. 896). 2001.
  • Gengler, N., Wiggans, G.R., Wright, J.R., and Druet, T. Simultaneous accounting for heterogeneity of (co)variance components in genetic evaluation of type traits. J. Dairy Sci. 84(Suppl. 1):247 (abstr. 1022). 2001.
  • Gipson, T.A. and Wiggans, G.R. Modeling extended lactation curves in dairy goats using grafted polynomials. J. Dairy Sci. 84(Suppl. 1):450 (abstr. 1866). 2001.
  • Miller, R.H., Clay, J.S., and Norman, H.D. Relationship of somatic cell score with fertility measures. J. Dairy Sci. 84(Suppl. 1):335 (abstr. 1390). 2001.
  • Norman, H.D., Powell, R.L., Wright, J.R., and Sattler, C.G. Timeliness of progeny testing through artificial insemination and percentage of bulls returned to service. J. Dairy Sci. 84(Suppl. 1):247 (abstr. 1020). 2001.
  • Norman, H.D., Edwards, J.L., and Wright, J.R. Accuracy of reported birth and calving dates of dairy cattle in the United States. J. Dairy Sci. 84(Suppl. 1):411 (abstr. 1705). 2001.
  • Powell, R.L. and VanRaden, P.M. Possible global scale for ranking dairy bulls by blending national rankings. J. Dairy Sci. 84(Suppl. 1):215 (abstr. 892). 2001.
  • VanRaden, P.M. Heterosis and breed differences for yield and somatic cell scores of US dairy cattle in the 1990s. J. Dairy Sci. 84(Suppl. 1):25-26 (abstr. 106). 2001.


2000

  • Bormann, J., Wiggans, G.R., Philpot, J.C., Druet, T., and Gengler, N. Estimation of variance components for cow and parity effects from test-day yields. J. Dairy Sci. 83(Suppl. 1):63 (abstr. 262). 2000.
  • Ferris, T.A., Norman, H.D., and Wiggans, G.R. Comparison of genetic evaluations of culled and surviving cows. J. Dairy Sci. 83(Suppl. 1):53 (abstr. 220). 2000.
  • Gengler, N., Dusseldorf, T., Wiggans, G.R., and Wright, J.R. Heterogeneity of (co)variance components for Jersey type traits. J. Dairy Sci. 83(Suppl. 1):61 (abstr. 253). 2000.
  • Norman, J.D., Powell, R.L., Wright, J.R., and Sattler, C.G. Overview of progeny-test programs of artificial-insemination organizations in the United States. J. Dairy Sci. 83(Suppl. 1):73 (abstr. 305). 2000.
  • Norman, J.D., Wright, J.R., Wiggans, G.R. Effect of adjustment for herd test day on repeatability and heritability of 305-day milk, fat, and protein yields. J. Dairy Sci. 83(Suppl. 1):52 (abstr. 216). 2000.
  • Philpot, J.C., and Wiggans, G.R. Collection, validation, and use of test-day data for genetic evaluations. J. Dairy Sci. 2000. 83(Suppl. 1):51-52 (abstr. 212). 2000.
  • Powell, R.L., Norman, H.D., and Wiggans, G.R. Stability of yield evaluation for Holstein bulls for artificial-insemination service. J. Dairy Sci. 83(Suppl. 1):62 (abstr. 256). 2000.
  • Van Tassell, C.P., and Sattler, C. G. Characterization of data and proposed edits for the national calving ease genetic evaluation. J. Dairy Sci. 83(Suppl. 1):61 (abstr. 251). 2000.
  • VanRaden, P.M. Methods to combine information from separate sources. J. Dairy Sci. 83(Suppl. 1):5 (abstr. 15). 2000.
  • Wiggans, G.R. Genetic evaluation of yield and type traits of dairy goats. J. Dairy Sci. 83(Suppl. 1):7-8
    (abstr. 25). 2000.


1999

  • Ashwell, M.S., and Van Tassell, C.P. The Cooperative Dairy DNA Repository -- a new resource for quantitative trait loci detection and verification. J. Dairy Sci. 82(Suppl. 1):54 (abstr. P94). 1999.
  • Boettcher, P.J., and VanRaden, P.M. Evaluation of sire PTA for evidence of X-chromosomal inheritance. J. Dairy Sci. 82(Suppl. 1):115 (abstr. P316). 1999.
  • Norman, H.D., Miller, R.H., and Wright, J.R. Herd and state means for somatic cell count in Dairy Herd Improvement. J. Dairy Sci. 82(Suppl. 1):109 (abstr. P296). 1999.
  • Powell, R. L. Investigation of country bias in international genetic evaluations through full brothers. J. Dairy Sci. 82(Suppl. 1):73 (abstr. P164). 1999.
  • Songstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., and Ashwell, M.S. Investigation of a quantitative trait locus affecting milk compostion on BTA6 in one family of Holsteins. Proc. BARC Poster Day 1999, (abstr. 54). April 8, 1999.
  • Van Tassell, C.P., and Ashwell, M.S. Detection of putative loci affecting milk, health, type, and canonically transformed traits in a US Holstein population using 31 additional microsatellite markers. J. Dairy Sci. 82(Suppl. 1):54 (abstr. P95). 1999.
  • Van Tassell, C.P., and Ashwell, M.S. Detection of putative loci affecting milk, health, and type traits in a US Holstein population using 30 microsatellite markers. Proc. BARC Poster Day 1999, (abstr. 43). April 8, 1999.
  • VanRaden, P.M., and Smith, L.A. Adjustment of breeding values for past and future inbreeding. J. Dairy Sci. 82(Suppl. 1):72 (abstr. P162). 1999.
  • Wiggans, G.R., and Gengler, N. Strategies for combining test-day evaluations into an index for lactation performance. J. Dairy Sci. 82 (Suppl. 1):102 (abstr. P270). 1999.


1998

  • Gengler, N., Wiggans, G.R., Wright, J.R. Development of multitrait evaluation for linear traits and single-trait evaluation for final score of six dairy cattle breeds. J. Dairy Sci. 81/J. Anim. Sci 76(Suppl. 1):85 (abstr. 332). 1998.
  • Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., and Clay, J.S. Comparison of test interval and best prediction methods for estimation of lactation yield from monthly, a.m.-p.m., and trimonthly testing. J. Dairy Sci. 81/J. Anim. Sci 76(Suppl. 1):56 (abstr. 219). 1998.
  • Philpot, J.C., Wiggans, G.R., and Van Tassell, C.P. Use of the World Wide Web to distribute genetic evaluations. J. Dairy Sci. 81/J. Anim. Sci 76(Suppl. 1):62 (abstr. 241). 1998.
  • Powell, R.L., and Hubbard, S.M. Improved prediction of national genetic evaluations by including international information. J. Dairy Sci. 81/J. Anim. Sci 76(Suppl. 1):83 (abstr. 327). 1998.
  • Van Tassell, C.P., Misztal, I., and Varona,L. Method R estimates of heritability, repeatability, and dominance fraction of variance for milk, fat, and protein yields of Holstein dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 81/J. Anim. Sci 76(Suppl. 1):70 (abstr. 272). 1998.
  • Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S., and Ashwell, M.S. Investigation of a quantitative trait locus for dairy form in one family of Holsteins. J. Dairy. Sci. 81/J. Anim. Sci 76(Suppl. 1):73 (abstr. 286). 1998.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Smith, L.A., Wolfe, C.W., Wilk, J.C., and McDaniel, B.T. Calculation of expected inbreeding percentage of future progeny. J. Dairy Sci. 81/J. Anim. Sci 76(Suppl. 1):67 (abstr. 263). 1998.
  • VanRaden, P.M., and Hubbard, S.M. Development of economic indexes for net merit, fluid merit, and cheese merit. J. Dairy Sci. 81/J. Anim. Sci 76(Suppl. 1):83 (abstr. 326). 1998.
  • Wiggans, G.R., and Hubbard, S.M. Genetic evaluation of yield and conformation traits of dairy goats. J. Dairy. Sci. 81/J. Anim. Sci 76(Suppl. 1):110 (abstr. 425). 1998.


1997

  • Ashwell, M.S., Da, Y., VanRaden, P.M., Rexroad, Jr., C.E., and Miller, R.H. Detection of quantitative trait loci for calving ease and type traits in an existing Holstein population. J. Dairy Sci. 80(Suppl. 1):199 (P223). 1997.
  • Ashwell, M.S., Rexroad, C.E., Miller, R.H., and VanRaden, P.M. Detection of quantitative trait loci for calving ease and type traits in an existing Holstein population. Final Program & Abstr. Guide, Plant & Anim. Genome V, p. 127, abstr. P294. 1997.
  • Da, Y., VanRaden, P.M., Li, N., and Wu, C. Designs of reference families for gene mapping in domestic animals. Proc. BARC Poster Day 1997, p. 9, abstr. 16. 1997.
  • Norman, H.D., Powell, R.L., and Wiggans, G.R. Genetic benefits from more frequent national bull evaluations. J. Dairy Sci. 80(Suppl. 1):197 (P217). 1997.
  • Philpot, J.C., Monardes, H.G., and Cue, R.I. Correlations between herd life and type traits in Quebec Holsteins. J. Dairy Sci. 80(Suppl. 1):226 (P428). 1997.
  • Powell, R.L., Wiggans, G.R., and Norman, H.D. Equity of elite cow status across states. J. Dairy Sci. 80(Suppl. 1):196 (P215). 1997.
  • Van Tassell, C.P., Wiggans, G.R., and Norman, H.D. Method R estimates of heritability for milk, fat, and protein yields from first lactations of dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 80(Suppl. 1):226 (P324). 1997.
  • Van Tassell, C.P., Wiggans, G.R., and Norman, H.D. Multitrait parameter estimation for the national dairy cattle population using large data sets. Proc. BARC Poster Day 1997, p. 9, abstr. 15. 1997.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Starkenburg, R.J., and Lawlor, T.J. Stability of genetic evaluations for productive life, somatic cell score, and yield over time. J. Dairy Sci. 80(Suppl. 1):253 (P426). 1997.
  • VanRaden, P.M., Starkenburg, R.J., Norman, H.D., and Wiggans, G.R. Properties of owner-sampler and other records formerly excluded from national genetic evaluations. J. Dairy Sci. 80(Suppl. 1):196 (P213). 1997.
  • Wiggans, G.R., Philpot, J.C., Van Tassell, C.P., and VanRaden, P.M. Collection and management of test day data in the United States. J. Dairy Sci. 80(Suppl. 1):198 (P222). 1997.

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