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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(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(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(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(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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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., 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., 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., 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.


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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.
  • 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 Counc., Roanoke, VA, June 12–16, 13:219. 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.
  • 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.


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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 composition on BTA6 in one family of Holsteins. Proc. BARC Poster Day 1999, April 8, abstr. 54. 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, April 8, abstr. 43. 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., Sonstegard, T.S., Ashwell, M.S., Garrett, W.M., and Kappes, S.M. Interval analyses to identify QTL for dairy form in two families of Holsteins. Proc. Visions for Anim. Breeding and Genet., Iowa State University, May 16–18. 1999.
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  • 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(abstr. 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 (abstr. 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(abstr. 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(abstr. P324). 1997.
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  • 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(abstr. P213). 1997.
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