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2014

ICAR / Interbull Meeting, May 2014
Cole, John Phenotypes for novel functional traits of dairy cattle DOWNLOAD
Norman, Duane Selection changes in the United States due to genomics DOWNLOAD
VanRaden, Paul Genotypes are Useful for More Than Genomic Evaluation DOWNLOAD

BARC Poster Day, April 2014
Sun, Chuanyu An Efficient Method of Generating Whole Genome Sequence for Thousands of Bulls DOWNLOAD

National DHIA Annual Meeting, March 2014
Cole, John AIPL Report DOWNLOAD
Health and fitness data – what might be possible for dairy cattle? DOWNLOAD

Advancing Dairy Cattle Genetics: Genomics and Beyond, February 2014
VanRaden, Paul Impact of Genomics on Genetic Improvement DOWNLOAD

Plant and Animal Geonome XXII Conference, January 2014
Cole, John Candidate causative mutation on BTA18 associated with calving and conformation traits in Holstein bulls [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD


2013

China Emerging Markets Program Seminar, October 2013
Wiggans, George Current status of genomic evaluation for U.S. dairy cattle DOWNLOAD

Department of Animal Sciences, Purdue University, October 2013
Cole, John New tools for genomic selection in dairy cattle DOWNLOAD

5th International Symposium on Animal Functional Genomics, September 2013
Cole, John Genomic evaluation of low-heritability traits: dairy cattle health as a model [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
New applications of genomic technology in the US dairy industry DOWNLOAD

Japanese Genomics Tour, September 2013
Wiggans, George Genomic evaluations in the United States DOWNLOAD

Interbull Annual Meeting, August 2013
Sun, Chuanyu Increasing long term response by selecting for favorable minor alleles DOWNLOAD
VanRaden, Paul Measuring genomic pre-selection in theory and in practice DOWNLOAD

Scientific Leadership RL Meeting, August 2013
Wiggans, George Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory DOWNLOAD

ADSA – ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, July 2013
Bickhart, Derek Tools to exploit sequence data to find new markers and disease loci in cattle DOWNLOAD
Cooper, Tabatha Genomic evaluation of Ayrshire dairy cattle and new haplotypes affecting fertility and stillbirth in Holstein, Brown Swiss, and Ayrshire breeds [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Hutchison, Jana Optimal age at first calving for U.S. dairy cattle [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Norman, Duane Trends in noncompliance with milk quality standards for Dairy Herd Improvement herds in the United States [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Sonstegard, Tad Genomic divergence of indicine and taurine cattle identified through high-density SNP genotyping DOWNLOAD
Sun, Chuanyu Mating programs including genomic relationships and dominance effects DOWNLOAD
Wiggans, George Using 90,113 single nucleotide polymorphisms in genomic evaluation of dairy cattle DOWNLOAD

Keygene, May 2013
Cole, John Genomic selection and systems biology – lessons from dairy cattle breeding DOWNLOAD

2013 ICAR Health Data Conference, May 2013
Cole, John Genomic evaluation of dairy cattle health DOWNLOAD

Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen UR Livestock Research, May 2013
Cole, John Use of NGS to identify the causal variant associated with a complex phenotype DOWNLOAD

SRUC, April 2013
Wiggans, George Algorithms and genotype densities DOWNLOAD
Imputation DOWNLOAD

UMD Animal Science Seminar, April 2013
VanRaden, Paul Computation of large-scale genomic evaluations DOWNLOAD
Global Impact of genomic selection in dairy cattle DOWNLOAD
Wiggans, George Genetic improvement program for dairy cattle DOWNLOAD

BARC Poster Day, April 2013
Bickhart, Derek Openg source tools to exploit DNA sequence data from livestock species [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Sun, Chuanyu Mating programs including genomic relationships and dominance effects [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD

National DHIA Annual Meeting, March 2013
Cole, John Opportunities for genetic improvement of health and fitness traits DOWNLOAD

ARS Big Data Computing Workshop, February 2013
Wiggans, George Big data in support of genetic improvement of dairy cattle DOWNLOAD

Italian Holstein Association Breeders Meeting, February 2013
Cole, John The use and economic value of genomic testing for calves on dairy farms DOWNLOAD
  Uso e valore economico dei test genomici in azienda [in Italian] DOWNLOAD


2012

National Swine Improvement Federation Annual Meeting and Genetic Symposium, December 2012
Cole, John Challenges and successes in dairy cattle genomics DOWNLOAD

63rd European Association for Animal Production Meeting, September 2012
Cole, John Applications of haplotypes in dairy farm management DOWNLOAD
Pypedal, an open source software package for pedigree analysis [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD

ADSA – AMPA – ASAS – CSAS – WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting, July 2012
Cole, John An international overview of the recording and use of functional traits in dairy breeding and management DOWNLOAD
Cooper, Tabatha Maternal grandsire confirmation and discovery in dairy cattle DOWNLOAD
Hutchison, Jana Increased use of young bulls in dairy cattle breeding programs [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Norman, Duane Comparison of daughter performance of New Zealand and North American sires in US herds DOWNLOAD
Null, Dan Fine mapping and discovery of recessive mutations that cause abortions in dairy cattle [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Tooker, Mel Methods to include foreign information in national evaluations DOWNLOAD
VanRaden, Paul Iterative combination of national phenotype, genotype, pedigree, and foreign information DOWNLOAD
Wiggans, George Characteristics and use of the Illumina BovineLD BeadChip DOWNLOAD
Wright, Jan Adjustment of selection index coefficients and polygenic variance to improve regressions and reliability of genomic evaluations [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
  Genetic evaluation of mobility for Brown Swiss dairy cattle[poster presentation] DOWNLOAD

Interbull Annual Meeting, May 2012
VanRaden, Paul Reliability increases from combining 50,000- and 777,000-marker genotypes from 4 countries DOWNLOAD

38th ICAR Session, May 2012
Cole, John Survey on the recording and use of functional traits in dairy management and breeding DOWNLOAD
Mattison, Jay Characteristics of the USA dairy herd as related to management and demographic elements DOWNLOAD

16th MAS-QTL Workshop, May 2012
Cole, John Fine-mapping of QTL using high-density SNP genotypes DOWNLOAD

Department of Animal Sciences, University of Sassari, May 2012
Cole, John New tools for genomic selection of livestock DOWNLOAD
  The U.S. genetic evaluation system DOWNLOAD

Department of Animal Science, North Carolina State University, April 2012
Cole, John New tools for genomic selection of livestock DOWNLOAD

Dairy Records Management Systems, April 2012
Cole, John Genomic selection in dairy cattle DOWNLOAD

U.S. Genetics Conference, March 2012
Wiggans, George Macroeconomics of using high quality genetics DOWNLOAD
The U.S. genetic evaluation system DOWNLOAD

Select Sires Sire Evaluation Committee, March 2012
Cole, John March 2012 AIPL update DOWNLOAD

2nd International Workshop on Genomics Applied to Livestock, February 2012
Cole, John Genomics beyond EBVs DOWNLOAD

Interbull Genomics Workshop, February 2012
VanRaden, Paul Avoiding bias from genomic pre-selection in converting daughter information across countries DOWNLOAD


2011

Cornell Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics Seminar, November 2011
Wiggans, George Application of genomic selection in dairy cattle DOWNLOAD VIEW

DNA LandMarks User Group Meeting, October 2011
Wiggans, George North American dairy cattle genomic selection program DOWNLOAD

DRMS Annual Meeting & NDHIA Board Meeting, October 2011
Norman, Duane AIPL research update DOWNLOAD

European Association for Animal Production Meeting, August 2011
Cole, John Genetic evaluations for birth weight: Comparison of continuous and discrete definitions of birth weight under varying accuracies of recording DOWNLOAD

Interbull Annual Meeting, August 2011
VanRaden, Paul Reporting of haplotypes with recessive effects on fertility DOWNLOAD

Illumina Agrigenomics User Group Meeting, August 2011
Wiggans, George Genomic selection in dairy cattle DOWNLOAD

ADSA/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, July 2011
Cole, John Data structures and visualization DOWNLOAD VIEW
Cooper, Tabatha Use of the Illumina Bovine3K BEAD chip in dairy genomic evaluation DOWNLOAD VIEW
Hutchison, Jana Effects of dam’s dry period length on heifer development [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Lombard, Jason Current levels of compliance with EU bulk-tank SCC standards and proposed (but rejected) US standards based on data from four Federal Milk Marketing Orders DOWNLOAD VIEW
Macciotta, Nicolo Multivariate factor analysis of genomic correlation matrices in three US dairy cattle breeds DOWNLOAD VIEW
Norman, Duane Consequence of changing standards for somatic cell count on US Dairy Herd Improvement herds DOWNLOAD VIEW
Null, Dan Genomic imputation and evaluation using 1074 high density Holstein genotypes [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Olson, Katie Changes in the use of young bulls [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
  Impacts of inclusion of foreign data in genomic evaluation of dairy cattle DOWNLOAD VIEW
Tooker, Mel Properties of different density genotypes used in dairy cattle evaluation DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Overview of current genomic selection in dairy cattle populations DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Adjustment of deregressed values from cow evaluations to have similar mean and variance as bull deregressed values DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wright, Jan Use of cow culling to help meet compliance for somatic cell standards [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD

37th ICAR Meeting, June 2011
Cole, John Registration of health traits – strategies of phenotyping, aspects of data quality and possible benefits DOWNLOAD

Minnesota Dairy Health Conference, May 2011
Wiggans, George Dairy genomics in application DOWNLOAD

Poultry Breeders of America Roundtable, May 2011
Wiggans, George Dairy cattle genomic evaluation program update DOWNLOAD

Applied Genomics for Sustainable Livestock Breeding Conference, May 2011
Van Tassell, Curt The use of SNP chips for selection of dairy cattle DOWNLOAD

Select Sires‘ Holstein Sire Evaluation Committee, March 2011
Wiggans, George USDA genetic evaluation update DOWNLOAD VIEW

National DHIA Annual Meeting and Leadershop Workshop, March 2011
Norman, Duane Consequence for U.S. dairy herds of imposing different SCC standards DOWNLOAD VIEW

National Mastitis Council Meeting, January 2011
Norman, Duane Consequence for U.S. dairy herds of imposing different SCC standards DOWNLOAD VIEW


2010

North Carolina State University, November 2010
Cole, John What can we do with dairy cattle genomics other than predict more accurate breeding values? DOWNLOAD VIEW

Dairy Cattle Reproductive Council Convention, November 2010
Wiggans, George Genomic evaluations: Past, present, and future DOWNLOAD VIEW

Georgetown Ag Systems, October 2010
Wiggans, George Animal biotechnology DOWNLOAD VIEW

World Dairy Expo, September 2010
Van Tassell, Curt Recent developments in genetic testing and predicting genetic values DOWNLOAD

European Association of Animal Production Meeting, August 2010
Norman, Duane Recent trends in mastitis and fertility indicators in the United States and reasons for change DOWNLOAD

9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 2010
Cole, John Forty years of artificial selection In U.S. Holstein cattle had genome-wide signatures [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
  Use of haplotypes to predict selection limits and Mendelian sampling DOWNLOAD
  Walking the cattle continuum: Moving From the BovineSNP50 to higher- and lower-density SNP panels DOWNLOAD VIEW
Da, Yang High resolution QTL maps of 31 traits in contemporary U.S. Holstein cows DOWNLOAD
Norman, Duane Potential consequences of selection on gestation length on Holstein performance DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Genomic evaluation with many more genotypes and phenotypes DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Increased reliability of genetic evaluations for dairy cattle in the United States from use of genomic information DOWNLOAD VIEW

Ag Discovery Program, July 2010
Wiggans, George Animal genomics DOWNLOAD VIEW

ADSA/PSA/AMPA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, July 2010
Cole, John Use of haplotypes to predict selection limits and Mendelian sampling DOWNLOAD VIEW
Cooper, Tabatha Cow adjustments for genomic predictions of Holstein and Jersey bulls DOWNLOAD VIEW
Hubbard, Suzanne Relationship of reason for lactation termination with genetic merit of Holsteins in the United States [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Norman, Duane Comparison of Holstein service-sire fertility for heifer and cow breedings with conventional and sexed semen [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Null, Dan Age at first calving in U.S. dairy cattle [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Olson, Katie Multibreed genomic evaluations in purebred dairy cattle DOWNLOAD VIEW
Schutz, Mike Derivation of factors to estimate daily fat, protein, and somatic cell score from one milking of cows milked three times daily [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
  Derivation of factors to estimate daily milk yield from one milking of cows milked three times daily [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Tooker, Mel Gains in reliability from combining subsets of 500, 5,000, 50,000 or 500,000 genetic markers DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Filling missing genotypes using haplotypes DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Improved reliability approximation for genomic evaluations in the United States DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wright, Jan Effectiveness of genetic evaluations in predicting daughter performance in individual herds[poster presentation; updated Nov. 10, 2010] DOWNLOAD

CRI - Spanish Update Meeting, June 2010
Norman, Duane Status of dairy cattle breeding in the United States DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Genomic evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW

Interbull Meeting, May 2010
VanRaden, Paul Combining different marker densities in genomic evaluation DOWNLOAD VIEW

Alta Genetics Meeting, May 2010
Wiggans, George Genomic evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW

Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding Meeting / National Association of Animal Breeders Meeting, April 2010
Cole, John Genetic evaluation of age at first calving DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Using haplotypes in breeding programs DOWNLOAD VIEW
Cooper, Tabatha Cow adjustment and genomic database update DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Genomic database update DOWNLOAD VIEW
Cooper, Tabatha;
Tooker, Mel
Imputation of cow genotypes and adjustment of PTAs DOWNLOAD VIEW
Hutchison, Jana Holstein service-sire fertility for heifer and cow breedings with conventional and sexed semen DOWNLOAD VIEW
Lawlor, Tom Interpretation of genomic breeding values from a unified, one-step national evaluation DOWNLOAD VIEW
Norman, Duane Potential consequences of selection on gestation length on Holstein performance< DOWNLOAD VIEW
Null, Dan Genetic evaluation of age at first calving DOWNLOAD VIEW
Olson, Katie Prediction of breed composition & multibreed genomic evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Predictions of breed composition using Holstein, Jersey, and Brown Swiss genotypes DOWNLOAD VIEW
Tooker, Mel Happy bulls, happy cows, haplotypes DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Mixing different SNP densities DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Use young bulls more DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Why do we need more genotypes and phenotypes? DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Improved reliability of genomic evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wright, Jan Effectiveness of genetic evaluations in predicting daughter performance in individual herds [updated Nov. 10, 2010] DOWNLOAD VIEW

BARC Poster Day, April 2010
Olson, Katie Multibreed genomic evaluation using purebred dairy cattle [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD

Select Sire Committee Meeting, March 2010
Wiggans, George Genomics: What we have and what is coming DOWNLOAD VIEW

Interbull Technical Workshop on Genomic Information in Genetic Evaluations, March 2010
VanRaden, Paul GMACE implementation DOWNLOAD VIEW

ENGALEC Dairy Conference, March 2010
Olson, Katie Selección genómica en ganado lechero… Un año después [In Spanish] DOWNLOAD VIEW


2009

Institute of Genetics, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, November 2009
Cole, John Biological insights gained from genomic prediction DOWNLOAD VIEW

DSEC Meeting, October 2009
VanRaden, Paul DSEC October 2009 DOWNLOAD VIEW

Croatian Holstein Breeders Federation and MOA/Veterinary Affairs Study Tour, August 2009
Wiggans, George Overview of the dairy genetic evaluation system DOWNLOAD VIEW

Interbull / EAAP Joint Session, August 2009
Norman, Duane Effect of sexed-semen use on Holstein conception rate, calf gender, dystocia, and stillbirth in the United States DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Development of genomic GMACE DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Future animal improvement programs applied to global populations DOWNLOAD VIEW

Inner Mongolia Livestock Improvement Training, August 2009
Wiggans, George US genetic improvement program: Methods and results DOWNLOAD VIEW

ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, July 2009
Byrem, Todd Characteristics of milk ELISA results for Johne’s disease in US dairy cows [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Cole, John Visualization of results from genomic predictions DOWNLOAD VIEW
Hutchison, Jana Effect of sexed-semen on conception rate for Holsteins in the United States [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Norman, Duane Comparison of service-sire fertility evaluations formerly or currently available to the US dairy industry DOWNLOAD VIEW
Null, Dan Best prediction of lactation yields accounting for regional and seasonal differences [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Powell, Rex Trends in international flow of Holstein genes[poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Tooker, Mel Can you believe those genomic evaluations for young bulls? DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul National and international genomic evaluations for dairy cattle DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Transition of genomic evaluation from a research project to a production system DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wright, Jan Factors affecting milk ELISA scores of cows tested for Johne’s disease [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  

NDHIA Board Meeting, July 2009
Norman, Duane Update on AIPL research since April 2009 DOWNLOAD VIEW

India Emerging Markets Conference, May 2009
Hutchison, Jana Status of dairy cattle breeding in the United States DOWNLOAD VIEW
Tooker, Mel An introduction to genomics DOWNLOAD VIEW
  An introduction to sire proofs and modeling DOWNLOAD VIEW
Walton, Leigh Milk recording data DOWNLOAD VIEW

Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding Meeting, April 2009
Cole, John Distribution and location of genetic effects for dairy traits DOWNLOAD VIEW
Hutchison, Jana Effect of sexed semen on conception rate, calf sex, dystocia, and stillbirth DOWNLOAD VIEW
Tooker, Mel Can you believe those genomic evaluations for young bulls? DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul National and international genomic evaluation methods DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Updates on the genomic evaluation program DOWNLOAD VIEW

Select Sires Annual Sire Conference, March 2009
VanRaden, Paul Use of genomics for selecting sires DOWNLOAD VIEW

California DHIA Meeting, March 2009
Norman, Duane Sire fertility & genomics DOWNLOAD VIEW

National DHIA Annual Meeting, March 2009
Norman, Duane Update on AIPL research, 2008–09 DOWNLOAD VIEW

CRI Genomics Emerging Markets Program, March 2009
Cole, John Distribution and location of genetic effects for dairy traits DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Genomics for emerging markets DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George How the genomic evaluation program works DOWNLOAD VIEW

Gordon Conference on Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, February 2009
VanRaden, Paul Dairy cattle breeders have adopted genomic selection DOWNLOAD VIEW

Interbull International Workshop on Genomic Information in Genetic Evaluations, January 2009
VanRaden, Paul Benefits from cooperation in genomics DOWNLOAD VIEW

Pre-IETS Symposium, January 2009
Hutchison Characterization and usage of sexed semen from US field data DOWNLOAD VIEW


2008

National Swine Improvement Federation Symposium, December 2008
VanRaden, Paul Using genomic data to improve dairy cattle genetic evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW

DHI-Provo Herd Management Conference, November 2008
Wiggans, George What’s coming in genomic evaluations and how it affects you DOWNLOAD VIEW

Dairy Cattle Reproductive Council Convention, November 2008
Norman, Duane A national sire fertility index DOWNLOAD VIEW

AIPL Centennial Conference, October 2008
O’Connell, Jeff Perspectives from human studies and low density chip DOWNLOAD VIEW
Van Tassell, Curt Future research in genomics DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul A century of AIPL and just getting started DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Genomic history and new genetic principles DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Implementing and improving genomic evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW

NAAB DSEC Meeting, October 2008
Cole, John AIPL update DOWNLOAD VIEW

Canadian Dairy Cattle Improvement Industry Forum, September 2008
VanRaden, Paul North American cooperation in genomic prediction DOWNLOAD VIEW

ADSA/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, July 2008
Cole, John A data exchange format and national database for producer-recorded health event data from on-farm management software [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Hubbard, Suzanne Reproductive trends of dairy herds in the United States [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Kuhn, Melvin Modeling nuisance variables for phenotypic evaluation of bull fertility [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Miller, Bob Factors that affect abortion frequency in dairy herds in the United States [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Norman, Duane Alternatives for evaluating daughter performance of progeny-test bulls between official evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Derivation of factors to estimate daily milk yield from single milkings for Holsteins milked two or three times daily DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Impact of selection for decreased somatic cell score on productive life and culling for mastitis DOWNLOAD VIEW
Null, Dan A data exchange format and national database for producer-recorded health event data from on-farm management software [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
O’Connell, Jeff Optimized measured genotype analysis for genome-wide quantitative trait loci mapping using dense SNP chips [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Powell, Rex Breed composition of the United States dairy cattle herd [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Tooker, Mel Effects of allele frequency estimation on genomic predictions and inbreeding coefficients DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Reliability of genomic predictions for North American dairy bulls DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Strategies to incorporate genomic prediction into population-wide genetic evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Selection of single nucleotide polymorphisms and genotype quality for genomic prediction of genetic merit in dairy cattle DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wright, Jan Impact of selection for increased daughter fertility on productive life and culling for reproduction [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  

ICAR Session and Interbull Meeting, June 2008
Cole, John Data collection ratings and best prediction of lactation yields DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Distribution and location of genetic effects for dairy traits DOWNLOAD VIEW
Norman, Duane Retrofitting genetic-economic indexes to demonstrate responses to selection across 2 generations of Holsteins DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Genomic data and cooperation result in faster progress DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Genomic evaluations in the United States and Canada: A collaboration DOWNLOAD VIEW

NC-1037 Swine Geonomics Group, May 2008
VanRaden, Paul Genomic selection in dairy cattle DOWNLOAD VIEW

National Breeders Roundtable, May 2008
Wiggans, George Genetic trends in dairy cattle over the next 25 years … where are we headed and how will we get there DOWNLOAD VIEW

National Association of Farm Broadcasting, April 2008
Wiggans, George Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory (AIPL) DOWNLOAD VIEW

NAAB DSEC Meeting, April 2008
VanRaden, Paul Genomic prediction results DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Routine genomic predictions [also presented at Select Sires’ Sire Committee Meeting, March 2008] DOWNLOAD VIEW

National DHIA Annual Meeting & Educational Session, March 2008
Norman, Duane AIPL report: We’re from the government and we’re here to help you! DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul New genomic predictions combine DNA and DHIA data DOWNLOAD VIEW

Missouri Dairy Summit, March 2008
Norman, Duane Responses to alternative genetic choices in dairy grazing systems DOWNLOAD VIEW


2007

Animals and Bioengineering – A Consideration of Law, Ethics, and Science, November 2007
VanRaden, Paul Improving animals each generation by selecting from the best gene sources DOWNLOAD VIEW

Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Convention, November 2007
Norman, Duane Genetic selection for reproduction: Current reproductive status of the national herd; application of selection indexes for dairy producers DOWNLOAD VIEW

AgriTech Analytics & Holstein Association USA Dairy Industry Event, September 2007
Cole, John Best prediction of actual lactation yields DOWNLOAD VIEW

Seminar for Department of Animal Science, Louisiana State University, September 2007
Cole, John Genetic evaluation of calving traits in US Holsteins DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Overview of Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory DOWNLOAD VIEW

Interbull Annual Meeting - Dublin, Ireland, August 2007
VanRaden, Paul Genomic measures of relationship and inbreeding DOWNLOAD VIEW

ADSA/PSA/AMPA/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, July 2007
Cole, John Estimation of yields for long lactations using best prediction DOWNLOAD VIEW
Hubbard, Suzanne Genetic and environmental factors that affect gestation length [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Kuhn, Melvin Effect of dam’s dry period length on calf [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Miller, Bob Factors affecting death rate of lactating cows in Dairy Herd Improvement herds [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Norman, Duane Effect of service sire and cow sire on gestation length DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Relationship of herd-heritability with sire misidentication and entry into a proven sire lineup [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Null, Dan Genetic evaluation of lactation persistency estimated by best prediction for Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, and Milking Shorthorn dairy cattle [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Powell, Rex Relationship of gestation length to stillbirth [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Tooker, Mel Methods to explain genomic estimates of breeding value DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Efficient estimation of breeding values from dense genomic data DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Harnessing automatic data collection to enhance genetic improvement programs DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wright, Jan Effect of temperature and humidity on gestation length [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  

Seminar for Department of Animal Science, University of Flordia, June 2007
Cole, John Validation of producer-recorded health event data and use in genetic improvement of dairy cattle PDF

Genex / CRI Dairy Cattle Genetics Conference, June 2007
VanRaden, Paul Research plans for genomics, crossbreeding, fertility, etc. DOWNLOAD VIEW

NAAB DSEC Meeting, April 2007
VanRaden, Paul Update on all-breed model, fertility, genomics DOWNLOAD VIEW

W.E. Petersen Symposium, April 2007
VanRaden, Paul Genetic evaluation using combined data from all breeds and crossbred cows DOWNLOAD VIEW

New Techniques for Production and Reproduction in Cattle, March 2007
VanRaden, Paul Selection for fertility in dairy cattle DOWNLOAD VIEW


2006

DHI-Provo Herd Management Conference, November 2006
Norman, Duane Prospects for increasing profitability using genetic reproductive indexes DOWNLOAD VIEW

6th Mid-Atlantic Dairy Grazing Conference, October 2006
Norman, Duane Is there need for different genetics in dairy grazing systems? DOWNLOAD VIEW

S-1008 Research Group Annual Meeting, October 2006
VanRaden, Paul AIPL contributions to S-1008 DOWNLOAD VIEW

Seminars for Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, October 2006
Cole, John Dairy cattle breeding in the United States DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Genetic evaluation of calving traits in US Holsteins DOWNLOAD VIEW

American Dairy Goat Association Annual Meeting, October 2006
Wiggans, George USDA genetic evaluation program for dairy goats DOWNLOAD VIEW
  USDA genetic evaluations for type traits DOWNLOAD VIEW

8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 2006
Cole, John Genetic evaluation of stillbirth in US Holsteins using a sire-maternal grandsire threshold model DOWNLOAD VIEW
Norman, Duane Trait selection when culling U.S. Holsteins DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Predicting genetic interactions within and across breeds DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Genetic correlations between first and later parity calving ease in a sire-maternal grandsire model [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  

Joint ADSA/ASAS Annual Meeting, July 2006
Cole, John Estimation of stillbirth (co)variance components and development of a calving ability index DOWNLOAD VIEW
Kuhn, Melvin Methodology for prediction of bull fertility from field data DOWNLOAD  
Miller, Robert Synchronization effects on parameters for days open DOWNLOAD  
Norman, Duane Factors that impact longevity of Holsteins in the United States DOWNLOAD VIEW
Powell, Rex Domestic vs. imported AI semen for Holstein graziers in the US DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Historical perspectives on genetic fitness research DOWNLOAD  
Sanders, Ashley Use of producer-recorded health data in determining incidence risks and relationships between health events and culling [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Thornton, Laura Rear legs (rear view) for Brown Swiss and Guernsey breeds DOWNLOAD VIEW
Tooker, Mel Revised Estimates of Lifetime Net Merit for Dairy Breeds and Breed Crosses DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Genetic evaluations for mixed breed populations DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Genetic evaluation of milking speed in Brown Swiss DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wright, Jan Genetic differences between Holstein maturity rates in the Netherlands and United States [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  

Interbull Annual Meeting, Kuopio, Finland, June 2006
VanRaden, Paul Normality and skewness of genetic evaluations DOWNLOAD  

NAAB DSEC and IMC Meeting, April 2006
VanRaden, Paul 2006 net merit revision DOWNLOAD  
Wiggans, George Genetic evaluation of milking speed for Brown Swiss dairy cattle DOWNLOAD  
  Rear legs/rear view for Brown Swiss and Guernsey breeds DOWNLOAD  

Select Sires Sire Committee Meeting, March 2006
VanRaden, Paul Stillbirth, productive life, and net merit update DOWNLOAD  

NDHIA Annual Meeting, March 2006
Wiggans, George Update on current AIPL research DOWNLOAD  

Jersey Young-Sire Progeny-Test and Development Summit, March 2006
Norman, Duane History of Jersey young-sire development programs in the United States DOWNLOAD  

Interbull Technical Workshop, Wageningen, Netherlands, March 2006
VanRaden, Paul Fertility trait economics and correlations with other traits DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George How the U.S. checks for invalid ID’s and missing cross references DOWNLOAD VIEW


2005

51st DHI-PROVO Herd Management Conference, November 2005
Wiggans, George Considering inbreeding in making breeding decisions DOWNLOAD VIEW

Conference on Dairy Cattle Fertility: Health, Management, and Genetics, October 2005
VanRaden, Paul Selection for fertility in dairy cattle DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Fertilità e selezione genetica nelle vacche da latte [in Italian] DOWNLOAD VIEW

2005 Cornell Sheep & Goat Symposium, October 2005
Wiggans, George Genetic evaluation for small ruminants DOWNLOAD VIEW

S-1008 Research Group Annual Meeting, October 2005
VanRaden, Paul Genetic evaluation of mixed breed populations DOWNLOAD  

NAAB DSEC Meeting, October 2005
Cole, John Stillbirth, longevity, and fertility update DOWNLOAD  

Seminar for Department of Animal and Poultry Scienes, Univerity of Guelph, September 2005
Wiggans, George AIPL projects DOWNLOAD  

Joint ADSA/ASAS/CSAS Annual Meeting, July 2005
Cole, John Genetic evaluation and best prediction of lactation persistency DOWNLOAD VIEW
Kuhn, Melvin Effects of complex vertebral malformation gene on production and reproduction [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
  Factors affecting heifer fertility in U.S. Holsteins [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Miller, Bob Assessment of voluntary waiting period and frequency of estrus synchronization among herds [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Norman, Duane Historical examination of culling of dairy cows from herds in the United States DOWNLOAD VIEW
Norman, Duane A salute to Rex L. Powell DOWNLOAD VIEW
Powell, Rex Country bias in international dairy bull evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW
Sanders, Ashley Disposal reporting and disposition of culled cows by parity and herd size DOWNLOAD VIEW
Tooker, Mel Effect of herd by sire interaction variance on genetic evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Productive life including all lactations, longer lactations, and calf value DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Accounting for heterogeneous variances in multi-trait evaluation of Jersey type traits [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
  Reproduction data in USDA database DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wright, Jan Comparison of maturity rate for bull daughters in the United States and Canada [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD

BIF Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, July 2005
VanRaden, Paul An example from dairy cattle selection: The net merit index DOWNLOAD  

XX International Grassland Conference, Cork, Ireland, July 2005
Norman, Duane Genetic alternatives for dairy producers who practise grazing DOWNLOAD  

Interbull Annual Meeting - Uppsala, Sweden, June 2005
VanRaden, Paul Inbreeding adjustments and effect on genetic trend estimates DOWNLOAD VIEW

NAAB DSEC Meeting, April 2005
VanRaden, Paul Update on inbreeding, herd by sire effects, and new traits DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Investigation of herd years with abnormal distributions of calving ease scores DOWNLOAD

USA - Norway Seminar on Dairy Health Selection, March 2005
Norman, Duane Status of dairy cattle breeding in the United States DOWNLOAD VIEW


2004

S-1008 Research Group Annual Meeting, October 2004
VanRaden, Paul Planned changes to models and trait definitions DOWNLOAD VIEW

World Dairy Expo, October 2004
Van Tassell, Curt Genetic selection tools in the genomics era DOWNLOAD VIEW

ADSA 8th Discover Conference, October 2004
Norman, Duane A historical review of culling of dairy cows from US dairy herds DOWNLOAD VIEW

Joint ADSA/ASAS/PSA Annual Meeting, July 2004
Cole, John Breed composition codes for crossbred dairy cattle with an application to calving ease DOWNLOAD VIEW
Goodling, Rob Effect of synchronization protocols on days open and pregnancy rate at 120 days in dairy cattle DOWNLOAD VIEW
Kuhn, Melvin Minimum dry period length to maximize performance [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
  Prediction of service sire fertility DOWNLOAD VIEW
Miller, Bob Contribution of inbreeding and recessive defects to early embryo loss [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD
Norman, Duane Genetic relationships of milk yield for different parities between bulls and their sons DOWNLOAD VIEW
Powell, Rex Accuracy and stability of national and international somatic cell evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW
Sanders, Ashley Impact of participation in somatic cell count testing on herd average somatic cell score DOWNLOAD VIEW
Thornton, Laura Impact on calving ease evaluations of excluding herds with abnormal distribution of scores DOWNLOAD VIEW
Tooker, Mel Heterosis and breed differences for daughter pregnancy rate of crossbred dairy cows DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Genetic base and trait definition update DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Accounting for differences in rate of maturity in yield evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wright, Jan Merit of obtaining genetic evaluations of milk yield for each parity on Holstein bulls [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD

12th International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animals, July 2004
Cole, John Genetic improvement of dairy cattle health DOWNLOAD VIEW

American Forage and Grassland Council Conference, June 2004
Norman, Duane Possibilities for improving dairy cattle performance DOWNLOAD VIEW

Interbull Annual Meeting - Sousse, Tunisia, May 2004
VanRaden, Paul Choice of scales for delivery of genetic evaluations to the public DOWNLOAD VIEW

BARC Poster Day, April 2004
Cole, John Breed composition codes for crossbred dairy cattle in the United States [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  
Hare, Liz Duration of herd participation in Dairy Herd Improvement milk recordings in the United States [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD  

NAAB DSEC Meeting, April 2004
VanRaden, Paul NAAB update: Base change, udder health, longevity, fertility DOWNLOAD VIEW

Interbull Technical Committee Meeting, Uppsala, Sweden, January 2004
VanRaden, Paul Estimates of genetic correlations when evaluations of both parents are available DOWNLOAD VIEW


2003

Clone Risk Assemment Workshop, Versailles, France, November 2003
Norman, Duane Performance of dairy cattle clones and evaluation of their milk composition DOWNLOAD VIEW

National Dairy Genetics Workshop, Raleigh, NC, October 2003
VanRaden, Paul Genetic evaluations for fitness and fertility in the US and other nations DOWNLOAD VIEW

Goat Genetics & Reproduction Field Day, Cornell University, September 2003
Wiggans, George USDA dairy goat genetic evaluation program DOWNLOAD VIEW

BSCBA Annual Meeting, July 2003
Powell, Rex Interbull as a tool for genetic improvement DOWNLOAD VIEW

Joint ADSA/ASAS Annual Meeting, June 2003
Kuhn, Melvin Use of early lactation days open records for genetic evaluation of cow fertility DOWNLOAD VIEW
Miller, Bob Test-day milk loss associated with elevated test-day somatic cell score [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD VIEW
Norman, Duane Characteristics of genetic evaluations for daughter fertility in relation to other fitness traits DOWNLOAD VIEW
Powell, Rex Accuracy of foreign dairy bull evaluations in predicting US evaluations for yield DOWNLOAD VIEW
Sanders, Ashley Using the internet for exchange of dairy genetic evaluations and research information for the dairy industry DOWNLOAD VIEW
Tooker, Mel Quality of data included in genetic evaluations for daughter pregnancy rate DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Definition of traits and comparison of models for cow fertility DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Standardization of lactation records for variance of Medelian sampling to reduce bias in evaluations of bull dams DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wright, Jan Performance of Holsteins that originated from embryo transfer or twin births [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD VIEW

NAAB DSEC Meeting, April 2003
Kuhn, Melvin Using days open early in lactation to allow for earlier DPR sire proofs
[VIEW updated version from ADSA annual meeting, June 2003]
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Tooker, Melvin Update on evaluations for daughter pregnancy rate
[VIEW updated version from DSA annual meeting, June 2003]
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NDHIA Annual Meeting, March 2003
VanRaden, Paul Genetic evaluation of cow fertility using DHIA records DOWNLOAD VIEW

Interbull Technical Workshop, March 2003
Powell, Rex Correlation of longevity evaluation with other trait evaluations from 14 countries DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Comparison of longevity and fertility trait definitions in theory and simulation DOWNLOAD VIEW


2002

NAAB IMC/IP Meeting, October 2002
Norman, Duane ¡Inicio! La pagina de web del Laboratorio de Programas del Mejoramiento Animal DOWNLOAD VIEW
Powell, Rex Update on Interbull DOWNLOAD VIEW
Sanders, Ashley AIPL on the web accessing data and information @ aipl.arsusda.gov DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Genetic evaluation of cow fertilty expressed as pregnancy rate DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George USDA genetic evaluations for calving ease DOWNLOAD VIEW

American Dairy Goat Association, October 2002
Wiggans, George USDA dairy goat genetic evaluation program status and plans
[VIEW updated version from ADGA annual meeting, September 2003]
DOWNLOAD

7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 2002
Norman, Duane Performance of Holstein clones in the United States DOWNLOAD VIEW
Van Tassell, Curt Enhancing quality of dystocia data by integration into a national dairy cattle production database[poster presentation] DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Selection of dairy cattle for lifetime profit DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Comparison of dystocia evaluations from sire and sire-maternal grandsire threshold models[poster presentation] DOWNLOAD VIEW

Joint ADSA/ASAS Annual Meeting, July 2002
Miller, Bob Factors affecting fertility traits of Holsteins and Jerseys [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD VIEW
Norman, Duane Comparison of occurence and yields of daughters of progeny test and proven bulls in artificial insemination and natural-service bulls [poster presentation] DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Genetic relationships among fertility traits of Holsteins and Jerseys DOWNLOAD VIEW
Powell, Rex Selection differentials from national Holstein bull progeny test programs estimated from international data DOWNLOAD VIEW
Van Tassell, Curt Improvements in dystocia national genetic evaluation system and data processing DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Correlations among measures of dairy cattle fertility and longevity DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Detection and adjustment of abnormal test-day yields DOWNLOAD VIEW

National Association of Animal Breeder’s Dairy Trade Mission Tour, June 2002
Norman, Duane AIPL objectives and operations DOWNLOAD VIEW
Powell, Rex Usefulness of international bull evaluations DOWNLOAD VIEW
Sanders, Ashley AIPL on the web
[VIEW updated version from NAAB IMC/IP meeting, October 2002]
DOWNLOAD
VanRaden, Paul Economic merit of crossbred and purebred US dairy cattle DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Extreme inbreeding at Beltsville, 1912–1949 DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Longevity and fertility DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Selection of dairy cattle for lifetime profit
[VIEW updated version from 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 2002]
DOWNLOAD
Van Tassell, Curt Application of genetic markers to dairy cattle DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, George Simultaneous accounting for heterogeneity of (co)variance components in genetic evaluation of type traits DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Update on the test-day model DOWNLOAD VIEW
  USDA genetic evaluations for calving ease DOWNLOAD VIEW

Interbull Annual Meeting, May 2002
VanRaden, Paul Properties of international longevity evaluations and correlations with other traits DOWNLOAD VIEW

Argentine International Dairy Education Tour, May 2002
Powell, Rex Ventajas de la IA, toros probados y las comparaciones internacionales [in Spanish] DOWNLOAD VIEW

NAAB Dairy Sire Evaluation Committee Meeting, April 2002
Philpot, Jill Extreme deviations DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Dams of sons report DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Extreme inbreeding at Beltsville, 1912–1949 DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Measures of fertility: Heritabilities and genetic correlations DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Revision and use of termination codes DOWNLOAD VIEW


2001

NAAB Dairy Sire Evaluation Committee Meeting, October 2001
VanRaden, Paul Cow fertility and effect on longevity DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Implications of crossbreeding on dairy cattle improvement DOWNLOAD VIEW

Genetic Advancement Committee Meeting, October 2001
VanRaden, Paul Longevity and fertility
[VIEW updated version from 2002 NAAB Dairy Trade Mission Tour]
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Hungarian International Dairy Education Tour, August 2001
Powell, Rex Usefulness of international dairy bull evaluations
[VIEW updated version from 2002 NAAB Dairy Trade Mission Tour]
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International Animal Agriculture and Food Science Conference, July 2001
Norman, Duane Accuracy of reported birth and calving dates of dairy cattle in the United States DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Relationship of somatic cell score with fertility measurses DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Timeliness of progeny testing through artificial insemination and percentage of bulls returned to service DOWNLOAD VIEW
Powell, Rex Possible global scale for ranking dairy bulls by blending national rankings DOWNLOAD VIEW
VanRaden, Paul Heterosis and breed differences for yield and somatic cell scores of US dairy cattle in the 1990s DOWNLOAD VIEW
Wiggans, Geoge Simultaneous accounting for heterogeneity of (co)variance components in genetic evaluation of type traits DOWNLOAD VIEW
  Variance of effects of lactation stage within herd by herd yield DOWNLOAD VIEW


2000

ADSA Annual Meeting, July 2000
VanRaden, Paul Methods to combine information from separate sources DOWNLOAD VIEW


1999

ADSA Annual Meeting, June 1999
VanRaden, Paul Adjustment of breeding values for past and future inbreeding DOWNLOAD VIEW

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