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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: IMPROVING GENETIC PREDICTIONS FOR DAIRY ANIMALS USING PHENOTYPIC AND GENOMIC INFORMATION Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Short communication: Relationship of call rate and accuracy of single nucleotide polymorphism genotypes in dairy cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooper, T.A., Wiggans, G.R., Van Raden, P.M. 2013. Short communication: Relationship of call rate and accuracy of single nucleotide polymorphism genotypes in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 96(5):3336-3339.
Visualization of the transmission of direct genomic values for paternal and maternal chromosomes for 15 traits in U.S. Brown Swiss, Holstein, and Jersey cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, J.B., Null, D.J. 2013. Visualization of the transmission of direct genomic values for paternal and maternal chromosomes for 15 traits in US Brown Swiss, Holstein, and Jersey cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 96(4):2713-2726.
Identification of a nonsense mutation in CWC15 associated with decreased reproductive efficiency in Jersey cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sonstegard, T.S., Cole, J.B., Van Raden, P.M., Van Tassell, C.P., Null, D.J., Schroeder, S.G., Bickhart, D.M., Mcclure, M.C. 2013. Identification of a nonsense mutation in CWC15 associated with decreased reproductive efficiency in Jersey cattle. PLoS One. 8(1):e54872.
Short communication: Genetic evaluation of mobility for Brown Swiss dairy cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, J.R., Wiggans, G.R., Muenzenberger, J.R., Neitzel, R.R. 2013. Short communication: Genetic evaluation of mobility for Brown Swiss dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 96(4):2657-2660.
Confirmation and discovery of maternal grandsires and great grandsires in dairy cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Raden, P.M., Cooper, T.A., Wiggans, G.R., O'Connell, J.R., Bacheller, L.R. 2013. Confirmation and discovery of maternal grandsires and great grandsires in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 96(3):1874-1879.
Technical note: Characteristics and use of the Illumina BovineLD and GeneSeek Genomic Profiler low-density bead chips for genomic evaluation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiggans, G.R., Cooper, T.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Simpson, E.B. 2013. Technical note: Characteristics and use of the Illumina BovineLD and GeneSeek Genomic Profiler low-density bead chips for genomic evaluation. Journal of Dairy Science. 96(2):1258-1263.
Technical Note: Changes to herd cutoff date in conception rate evaluations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hutchison, J.L., Van Raden, P.M., Norman, H.D., Cole, J.B. 2013. Technical Note: Changes to herd cutoff date in conception rate evaluations. Journal of Dairy Science. 96(2):1264-1268.
Methods to approximate reliabilities in single-step genomic evaluation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Misztal, I., Tsuruta, S., Aguilar, I., Legarra, A., Van Raden, P.M., Lawlor, T.J. 2013. Methods to approximate reliabilities in single-step genomic evaluation. Journal of Dairy Science. 96(1):647-654.
Genomic imputation and evaluation using high density Holstein genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Raden, P.M., Null, D.J., Sargolzaei, M., Wiggans, G.R., Tooker, M.E., Cole, J.B., Sonstegard, T.S., Connor, E.E., Winters, M., Van Kaam, J., Van Doormaal, B.J., Faust, M.A., Doak, G.A. 2013. Genomic imputation and evaluation using high density Holstein genotypes. Journal of Dairy Science. 96(1):668-678.
Effect of sample stratification on dairy GWAS results - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ma, L., Wiggans, G.R., Wang, S., Sonstegard, T.S., Yang, J., Crooker, B.A., Cole, J.B., Van Tassell, C.P., Da, Y. 2012. Effect of sample stratification on dairy GWAS results. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 13:536.
Background on the development of a nonfunded cooperative agreement between USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) - (Government Publication)
Wiggans, G.R. 2012. Background on the development of a nonfunded cooperative agreement between USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB). AIPL Research Reports. NFCA-CDCB1 (06-12).
Fine mapping and discovery of recessive mutations that cause abortions in dairy cattle - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M., Null, D.J., Sonstegard, T.S., Adams, H.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Olson, K.M. 2012. Fine mapping and discovery of recessive mutations that cause abortions in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(Suppl. 2):ii–iii(abstr. LB6). 2012.
Reliability increases from combining 50,000- and 777,000-marker genotypes from four countries - (Proceedings)
Van Raden, P.M., Olson, K.M., Null, D.J., Sargolzaei, M., Winters, M., Van Kaam, J. 2012. Reliability increases from combining 50,000- and 777,000-marker genotypes from four countries. Interbull Annual Meeting Proceedings. Cork, Ireland, May 28–June 1, 4 pp.
Incidence validation and relationship analysis of producer-recorded health event data from on-farm computer systems in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parker Gaddis, K.L., Cole, J.B., Clay, J.S., Maltecca, C. 2012. Incidence validation and relationship analysis of producer-recorded health event data from on-farm computer systems in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(9):5422-5435.
Characteristics of the USA dairy herd as related to management and demographic elements - (Abstract Only)
Mattison, J., Norman, H.D. 2012. Characteristics of the USA dairy herd as related to management and demographic elements [abstract]. International Committee on Animal Recording(ICAR), May 28-June 1, Cork, Ireland. p. 39.
Signature of forty years of artificial selection in U.S. Holstein cattle identified by long-range frequency analyses - (Proceedings)
Sonstegard, T.S., Wang, S., Van Tassell, C.P., Ma, L., Wiggans, G.R., Crooker, B., Cole, J.B., Mariani, B.D., Kim, E., Garbe, J.R., Fahrenkrug, S., Liu, G., Da, Y. 2012. Signature of forty years of artificial selection in U.S. Holstein cattle identified by long-range frequency analyses. International Conference on Quantitative Genetics: Understanding Variation in Complex Traits, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 17–22, Programme & Book of Abstracts, p. 213, abstr. P-314.
Applications of haplotypes in dairy farm management - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B. 2012. Applications of haplotypes in dairy farm management. European Association of Animal Production Proceedings. 18:189.
PyPedal, an open source software package for pedigree analysis - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B. 2012. PyPedal, an open source software package for pedigree analysis. European Association of Animal Production Proceedings. 18:239.
Multibreed genomic evaluations using purebred Holsteins, Jerseys, and Brown Swiss - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olson, K.M., Van Raden, P.M., Tooker, M.E. 2012. Multibreed genomic evaluations using purebred Holsteins, Jerseys, and Brown Swiss. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(9):5378-5383.
Short communication: Projecting milk yield using best prediction and the MilkBot lactation model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, J.B., Ehrlich, J.L., Null, D.J. 2012. Short communication: Projecting milk yield using best prediction and the MilkBot lactation model. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(7):4041-4044.
Comparison of daughter performance of New Zealand and North American sires in US herds - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Powell, R.L., Lawlor, T.J., Wolfe, C.W. 2012. Comparison of daughter performance of New Zealand and North American sires in US herds. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(Suppl. 2):684(abstr. 714). 2012.
Genetic evaluation of mobility for Brown Swiss dairy cattle - (Abstract Only)
Wiggans, G.R., Wright, J.R., Muenzenberger, C.J., Neitzel, R.R. 2012. Genetic evaluation of mobility for Brown Swiss dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(Suppl. 2):267(abstr. T43). 2012.
An international overview of the recording and use of functional traits in dairy cattle breeding and management - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B., Stock, K.F., Pryce, J., Bradley, A., Gengler, N., Andrews, L., Egger-Daner, C. 2012. An international overview of the recording and use of functional traits in dairy cattle breeding and management. Journal of Dairy Science. (Suppl. 2):443(abstr. 439). 2012.
Genomic evaluation of rectal temperature in Holstein cattle - (Abstract Only)
Dikmen, S., Cole, J.B., Null, D.J., Hansen, P.J. 2012. Genomic evaluation of rectal temperature in Holstein cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(Suppl. 2):401(abstr. 327). 2012.
Increased use of young bulls in dairy cattle breeding programs - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L., Cole, J.B. 2012. Increased use of young bulls in dairy cattle breeding programs. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(Suppl. 2):521–522(abstr. W60). 2012.
Maternal grandsire confirmation and discovery in dairy cattle - (Abstract Only)
Wiggans, G.R., Cooper, T.A., Van Raden, P.M., O'Connell, J.R., Bacheller, L.R. 2012. Maternal grandsire confirmation and discovery in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(Suppl. 2):400(abstr. 323). 2012.
Characteristics and use of the Illumina BovineLD BeadChip - (Abstract Only)
Wiggans, G.R., Van Raden, P.M., Cooper, T.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Simpson, B. 2012. Characteristics and use of the Illumina BovineLD BeadChip. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(Suppl. 2):447(abstr. 450). 2012.
Incidence validation and causal relationship analysis of producer-recorded health event data from on-farm computer systems in the U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Parker Gaddis, K.L., Cassady, J.P., Cole, J.B., Maltecca, C. 2012. Incidence validation and causal relationship analysis of producer-recorded health event data from on-farm computer systems in the U.S.. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(Suppl. 2):225–226(abstr. 229). 2012.
Iterative combination of national phenotype, genotype, pedigree, and foreign information - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M. 2012. Iterative combination of national phenotype, genotype, pedigree, and foreign information. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(Suppl. 2):446(abstr. 447). 2012.
Methods to include foreign information in national evaluations - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M., Tooker, M.E. 2012. Methods to include foreign information in national evaluations. Journal of Dairy Science. (Suppl. 2):446–447(abstr. 449). 2012.
Adjustment of selection index coefficients and polygenic variance to improve regressions and reliability of genomic evaluations - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M., Wright, J.R., Cooper, T.A. 2012. Adjustment of selection index coefficients and polygenic variance to improve regressions and reliability of genomic evaluations. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(Suppl. 2):446–447(abstr. 449). 2012.
Factors associated with frequency of abortions recorded through Dairy Herd Improvement test plans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, H.D., Miller, R.H., Wright, J.R., Hutchison, J.L., Olson, K.M. 2012. Factors associated with frequency of abortions recorded through Dairy Herd Improvement test plans. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(7):4074-4084.
Design of a bovine low-density SNP array optimized for imputation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boichard, D., Chung, H., Dassonneville, R., David, X., Eggen, A., Fritz, S., Gietzen, K.J., Hayes, B.J., Lawley, C.T., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Van Raden, P.M., Viaud, K., Wiggans, G.R. 2012. Design of a bovine low-density SNP array optimized for imputation. PLoS One. 7(3):e34130.
Heritability of rectal temperature and genetic correlations with production and reproduction traits in dairy cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dikmen, S., Cole, J.B., Null, D.J., Hansen, P.J. 2012. Heritability of rectal temperature and genetic correlations with production and reproduction traits in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(6):3401-3405.
Technical note: Adjustment of all cow evaluations for yield traits to be comparable with bull evaluations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiggans, G.R., Van Raden, P.M., Cooper, T.A. 2012. Technical note: Adjustment of all cow evaluations for yield traits to be comparable with bull evaluations. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(6):3444-3447.
Breed differences over time and heritability estimates for production and reproduction traits of dairy goats in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia-Peniche, T.B., Montaldo, H.H., Valencia-Posadas, M., Wiggans, G.R., Hubbard, S.M., Torres-Vazquez, J.A., Shepard, L. 2012. Breed differences over time and heritability estimates for production and reproduction traits of dairy goats in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(5):2707-2717.
Use of the Illumina Bovine3K BeadChip in dairy genomic evaluation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiggans, G.R., Cooper, T.A., Van Raden, P.M., Olson, K.M., Tooker, M.E. 2012. Use of the Illumina Bovine3K BeadChip in dairy genomic evaluation. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(3):1552-1558.
The use and economic value of the 3K SNP genomic test for calves on dairy farms - (Popular Publication)
De Vries, A., Galligan, D.T., Cole, J.B. 2011. The use and economic value of the 3K SNP genomic test for calves on dairy farms. University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service Institute of Food and Agriculture Science. AN270, 5 pp.
Consequence of alternative standards for bulk tank somatic cell count of dairy herds in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, H.D., Lombard, J.E., Wright, J.R., Kopral, C.K., Rodriquez, J.M., Miller, R.H. 2011. Consequence of alternative standards for bulk tank somatic cell count of dairy herds in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(12):6243-6256.
Harmful recessive effects on fertility detected by absence of homozygous haplotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Raden, P.M., Olson, K.M., Null, D.J., Hutchison, J.L. 2011. Harmful recessive effects on fertility detected by absence of homozygous haplotypes. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(12):6153-6161.
Reporting of haplotypes with recessive effects on fertility - (Proceedings)
Van Raden, P.M., Null, D.J., Olson, K.M., Hutchison, J.L. 2011. Reporting of haplotypes with recessive effects on fertility. Interbull Annual Meeting Proceedings. Stavanger, Norway, Aug. 26–28, 4 pp.
Evaluations for service-sire conception rate for heifer and cow inseminations with conventional and sexed semen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L., Van Raden, P.M. 2011. Evaluations for service-sire conception rate for heifer and cow inseminations with conventional and sexed semen. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(12):6135-6142.
Genome-wide association analysis of thirty one production, health, reproduction and body conformation traits in contemporary U.S. Holstein cows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, J.B., Wiggans, G.R., Ma, L., Sonstegard, T.S., Lawlor, T.J., Crooker, B.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Yang, J., Wang, S., Matukumalli, L.K., Da, Y. 2011. Genome-wide association analysis of thirty one production, health, reproduction and body conformation traits in contemporary U.S. Holstein cows. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. Online, 12:408.
Technical note: Adjustment of traditional cow evaluations to improve accuracy of genomic predictions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiggans, G.R., Cooper, T.A., Van Raden, P.M., Cole, J.B. 2011. Technical note: Adjustment of traditional cow evaluations to improve accuracy of genomic predictions. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(12):6188-6193.
Genomic inbreeding and relationships among Holsteins, Jerseys, and Brown Swiss - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Raden, P.M., Olson, K.M., Wiggans, G.R., Cole, J.B., Tooker, M.E. 2011. Genomic inbreeding and relationships among Holsteins, Jerseys, and Brown Swiss. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(11):5673-5682.
Imputation of missing genotypes from sparse to high density using long-range phasing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dawtwyler, H.D., Wiggans, G.R., Hayes, B.J., Woolliams, J.A., Goddard, M.E. 2011. Imputation of missing genotypes from sparse to high density using long-range phasing. Genetics. 189:317-327.
Dairy genomics in application - (Proceedings)
Wiggans, G.R., Van Raden, P.M., Cooper, T.A. 2011. Dairy genomics in application. Minnesota Dairy Health Conference, St. Paul, MN, May 17-19, pp 29-38.
Eurpoean Union bulk tank SCC standards and proposed US standards: Compliance based on data from four Federal Milk Marketing Orders - (Proceedings)
Lombard, J.E., Norman, H.D., Lorpral, C.A., Rodriquez, J.M., Wright, J.R. 2011. Eurpoean Union bulk tank SCC standards and proposed US standards: Compliance based on data from four Federal Milk Marketing Orders. Mastitis Council Meeting Proceedings. International Symposium on Mastitis and Milk Quality, St. Louis, MO, pp 5-9.
European Union bulk tank SCC standards and proposed US standards: Compliance based on data from four Federal Milk Marketing Orders - (Abstract Only)
Lombard, J., Norman, H.D., Kopral, C., Rodriguez, J., Wright, J.R. 2011. European Union bulk tank SCC standards and proposed US standards: Compliance based on data from four Federal Milk Marketing Orders. Mastitis Council Meeting Proceedings. International Symposium on Mastitis and Milk Quality, St. Louis, MO, p. 5.
Dairy cattle genomics evaluation program update - (Proceedings)
Wiggans, G.R., Van Raden, P.M., Cooper, T.A. 2011. Dairy cattle genomics evaluation program update. National Breeders Roundtable Proceedings. St. Louis, MO, May 5–6, pp. 31-41.
SNP panels/Imputation - (Proceedings)
(04-Apr-11)
Genomic validation of national systems - (Proceedings)
Van Raden, P.M., Van Doormaal, B. 2011. Genomic validation of national systems. Interbull Annual Meeting Proceedings. Guelph, ON, Canada, February 27-28. 4 pp.
National Dairy Genetic Evaluation Program - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D. 2011. National Dairy Genetic Evaluation Program. Agriculture, Food, Nutrition, and Natural Resources R&D Round Table, Washington, DC, March 15, p. 20.
The genomic evaluation system in the United States: Past, present, future - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiggans, G.R., Van Raden, P.M., Cooper, T.A. 2011. The genomic evaluation system in the United States: Past, present, future. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(6):3202-3211.
Genomic evaluations with many more genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Raden, P.M., O'Connell, J.R., Wiggans, G.R., Weigel, K.A. 2011. Genomic evaluations with many more genotypes. Genetic Selection Evolution. 43:10.
Data structures and visualization - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B. 2011. Data structures and visualization. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):226(abstr. 198).
Current level of compliance with EU bulk tank SCC standards and proposed US standards based on data from four Federal Milk Marketing Orders - (Abstract Only)
Lombard, J.E., Norman, H.D., Korpal, C.A., Rodriquez, J.M., Wright, J.R. 2011. Current level of compliance with EU bulk tank SCC standards and proposed US standards based on data from four Federal Milk Marketing Orders. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):428(abstr. 353).
Consequence of changing standards for somatic cell count on US Dairy Herd Improvement herds - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Miller, R.H. 2011. Consequence of changing standards for somatic cell count on US Dairy Herd Improvement herds. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):428(abstr. 352).
Effects of dam’s dry period length on heifer development - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L. 2011. Effects of dam’s dry period length on heifer development. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):27(abstr. M66).
Properties of different density genotypes used in dairy cattle evaluation - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M., Tooker, M.E., Olson, K.M., Cooper, T.A., Wiggans, G.R., Van Tassell, C.P. 2011. Properties of different density genotypes used in dairy cattle evaluation. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):420(abstr. 330).
Genomic imputation and evaluation using 342 high density Holstein genotypes - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M., Null, D.J., Wiggans, G.R., Sonstegard, T.S., Connor, E.E. 2011. Genomic imputation and evaluation using 342 high density Holstein genotypes. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/ Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):533(abstr. W53).
Overview of genomic selection in dairy cattle populations - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M., O'Connell, J.R. 2011. Overview of genomic selection in dairy cattle populations. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):664(abstr. 597).
Impacts of inclusion of foreign data in genomic evaluation of dairy cattle - (Abstract Only)
Olson, K.M., Van Raden, P.M., Null, D.J. 2011. Impacts of inclusion of foreign data in genomic evaluation of dairy cattle. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):164-65(abstr. 35).
Use of the Illumina Bovine3K BEAD chip in dairy genomic evaluation - (Abstract Only)
Wiggans, G.R., Cooper, T.A., Olson, K.M., Van Raden, P.M. 2011. Use of the Illumina Bovine3K BEAD chip in dairy genomic evaluation. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):420(abstr. 329).
Adjustment of deregressed values from cow evaluations to have the similar mean and variance as bull deregressed values - (Abstract Only)
Wiggans, G.R., Van Raden, P.M., Cooper, T.A. 2011. Adjustment of deregressed values from cow evaluations to have the similar mean and variance as bull deregressed values. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):165(abstr. 37).
Verification of factors to estimate daily milk yield from one milking of cows milked twice daily - (Abstract Only)
Schutz, M.M., Norman, H.D. 2011. Verification of factors to estimate daily milk yield from one milking of cows milked twice daily. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):28-29(abstr. M72).
Prevalence, transmission and impact of bovine leukosis in Michigan dairies - (Abstract Only)
Byrem, T.M., Erskine, R.J., Bartlett, P.C., Febvay, C., Render, C., Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R. 2011. Prevalence, transmission and impact of bovine leukosis in Michigan dairies. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):15(abstr. M32).
Heritability of rectal temperature and genetic correlations with production and reproduction traits in dairy cattle - (Abstract Only)
Dikmen, S., Cole, J.B., Null, D.J., Hansen, P.J. 2011. Heritability of rectal temperature and genetic correlations with production and reproduction traits in dairy cattle. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):255(abstr. 275).
Use of cow culling to help meet compliance for somatic cell standards - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R. 2011. Use of cow culling to help meet compliance for somatic cell standards. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):27-28(abstr. M69).
Changes in the use of young bulls - (Abstract Only)
Olson, K.M., Hutchison, J.L., Van Raden, P.M., Norman, H.D. 2011. Changes in the use of young bulls. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):27(abstr. M67).
The association of high and low parent average with daughter performance for yield, somatic cell score, and productive life in individual herds - (Abstract Only)
Dechow, C.D., Norman, H.D., Goodling, Jr., R.C., Wright, J.R. 2011. The association of high and low parent average with daughter performance for yield, somatic cell score, and productive life in individual herds. Journal of Animal Science 89(E-Suppl. 1)/Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Suppl. 1):28(abstr. M70).
Somatic cell counts of milk from Dairy Herd Improvement herds during 2010 - (Government Publication)
Norman, H.D., Cooper, T.A., Ross Jr, F.A. 2011. Somatic cell counts of milk from Dairy Herd Improvement herds during 2010. AIPL Research Reports. SCC12 (2-11).
State and national standardized lactation averages by breed for cows calving in 2009 - (Government Publication)
Norman, H.D., Cooper, T.A., Ross Jr, F.A. 2011. State and national standardized lactation averages by breed for cows calving in 2009. AIPL Research Reports. K2-09 (2-11).
Use of Haplotypes to Estimate Mendelian Sampling Effects and Selection Limits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, J.B., Van Raden, P.M. 2011. Use of Haplotypes to Estimate Mendelian Sampling Effects and Selection Limits. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. 128(6):446-455.
Multiple trait genomic evaluation of conception rate in Holsteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aguilar, I., Misztal, I., Tsuruta, S., Wiggans, G.R., Lawlor, T.J. 2011. Multiple trait genomic evaluation of conception rate in Holsteins. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(5):2621-2624.
Differences among methods to validate genomic evaluations for dairy cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olson, K.M., Van Raden, P.M., Tooker, M.E., Cooper, T.A. 2011. Differences among methods to validate genomic evaluations for dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(5):2613-2620.
Consequence for dairy herds in the United States of imposing different standards for somatic cell count - (Proceedings)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Miller, R.H. 2011. Consequence for dairy herds in the United States of imposing different standards for somatic cell count. Mastitis Council Meeting Proceedings, Arlington, VA, Jan. 23-26, pp. 119-120.
Short communication: Best prediction of 305-day lactation yields with regional and seasonal effects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, J.B., Null, D.J., De Vries, A. 2011. Short communication: Best prediction of 305-day lactation yields with regional and seasonal effects. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(3):1601-1604.
Genomic Evaluations: Past, Present, Future     Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Wiggans, G.R. 2010. Genomic Evaluations: Past, Present, Future. Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Proceedings. St. Paul, MN, Nov. 11-12, pp. 45-52.
Genomic evaluations: Past, present, and future - (Proceedings)
(10-Nov-10)
Potential consequences of selection on gestation length on Holstein performance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Miller, R.H. 2011. Potential consequences of selection on gestation length on Holstein performance. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(2):1005-1010.
Genomic Evaluations With Many More Genotypes And Phenotypes - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M. 2010. Genomic Evaluations With Many More Genotypes And Phenotypes. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6, abstr. p. 149.
Imputation of Missing Genotypes From Sparse to High Density Using Long-Range Phasing - (Abstract Only)
Daetwyler, H.D., Wiggans, G.R., Hayes, B.J., Woolliams, J.A., Goddard, M.E. 2010. Imputation of Missing Genotypes From Sparse to High Density Using Long-Range Phasing. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6, abstr. p. 117.
Genomic Selection and its Effects on Dairy Cattle Breeding Programs - (Abstract Only)
Weigel, K.A., De Los Campos, G., Vazquez, A.I., Van Tassell, C.P., Rosa, G., Gianola, D., O'Connell, J.R., Van Raden, P.M., Wiggans, G.R. 2010. Genomic Selection and its Effects on Dairy Cattle Breeding Programs. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6, abstr. p. 19.
Genomic Selection and its Effects on Dairy Cattle Breeding Programs - (Proceedings)
Weigel, K.A., De Los Campos, G., Vazquez, A.I., Van Tassell, C.P., Rosa, G., Gianola, D., O'Connell, J.R., Van Raden, P.M., Wiggans, G.R. 2010. Genomic Selection and its Effects on Dairy Cattle Breeding Programs. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6, 8 pp.
Genomic Evaluations with Many More Genotypes and Phenotypes - (Proceedings)
Van Raden, P.M. 2010. Genomic Evaluations with Many More Genotypes and Phenotypes. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6, 8 pp.
Imputation of Missing Genotypes From Sparse to High Density Using Long-Range Phasing - (Proceedings)
Daetwyler, H.D., Wiggans, G.R., Hayes, B.J., Wolliams, J.A., Goddard, M.E. 2010. Imputation of Missing Genotypes From Sparse to High Density Using Long-Range Phasing. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6, 4 pp.
Use of Haplotypes to Estimate Mendelian Sampling Effects and Selection Limits - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B., Van Raden, P.M. 2010. Use of Haplotypes to Estimate Mendelian Sampling Effects and Selection Limits. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6, abstr. p. 147.
Use of Haplotypes to Estimate Mendelian Sampling Effects and Selection Limits - (Proceedings)
Cole, J.B., Van Raden, P.M. 2010. Use of Haplotypes to Estimate Mendelian Sampling Effects and Selection Limits. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6, 4 pp.
Potential Consequences Of Selection On Gestation Length On Holstein Performance - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Miller, R.H. 2010. Potential Consequences Of Selection On Gestation Length On Holstein Performance. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6, abstr. p. 23.
Potential Consequences Of Selection On Gestation Length On Holstein Performance - (Proceedings)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Miller, R.H. 2010. Potential Consequences Of Selection On Gestation Length On Holstein Performance. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6, 4 pp.
High Resolution QTL Maps Of 31 Traits in Contemporary U.S. Holstein Cows - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B., Wiggans, G.R., Ma, L., Sonstegard, T.S., Crooker, B.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Yang, J., Matukumalli, L.K., Da, Y. 2010. High Resolution QTL Maps Of 31 Traits in Contemporary U.S. Holstein Cows. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6., abstr. p. 22.
High Resolution QTL Maps Of 31 Traits in Contemporary U.S. Holstein Cows - (Proceedings)
Cole, J.B., Wiggans, G.R., Ma, L., Sonstegard, T.S., Crooker, B.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Yang, J., Matukumalli, L.K., Da, Y. 2010. High Resolution QTL Maps Of 31 Traits in Contemporary U.S. Holstein Cows. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6., 4 pp.
Increased Reliability Of Genetic Evaluations For Dairy Cattle In The United States From Use Of Genomic Information - (Abstract Only)
Wiggans, G.R., Cooper, T.A., Van Raden, P.M., Silva, M.V. 2010. Increased Reliability Of Genetic Evaluations For Dairy Cattle In The United States From Use Of Genomic Information. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6, abstr. p. 18.
Increased Reliability Of Genetic Evaluations For Dairy Cattle In The United States From Use Of Genomic Information - (Proceedings)
Wiggans, G.R., Cooper, T.A., Van Raden, P.M., Silva, M.V. 2010. Increased Reliability Of Genetic Evaluations For Dairy Cattle In The United States From Use Of Genomic Information. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 1–6, 4 pp.
Interbull validation test for genomic evaluations - (Proceedings)
Mantysaari, E., Liu, Z., Van Raden, P.M. 2010. Interbull validation test for genomic evaluations. Interbull Annual Meeting Proceedings. Interbull Bulletin 41, 5 pp.
Gmace Implementation - (Proceedings)
Sullivan, P.G., Van Raden, P.M. 2010. GMACE Implementation. Interbull Annual Meeting Proceedings. Interbull Bulletin 41, 5 pp.
Multibreed Genomic Evaluations in Dairy Cattle - (Abstract Only)
Olson, K.A., Van Raden, P.M. 2010. Multibreed Genomic Evaluations in Dairy Cattle. BARC Poster Day, p. 37, abstr. 30.
Imputation of Cow Genotypes and Adjustment of PTAs - (Government Publication)
Cooper, T.A., Tooker, M.E., Van Raden, P.M., Wiggans, G.R., Cole, J.B. 2010. Imputation of Cow Genotypes and Adjustment of PTAs. AIPL Research Reports. GENOMICS1 (4-10).
Recent trends in mastitis and fertility indicators in the United States and reasons for change - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D. 2010. Recent trends in mastitis and fertility indicators in the United States and reasons for change. European Association of Animal Production Proceedings. Heraklion, Germany, Aug. 23–27, abstr. p. 142.
Use of sexed semen and its effect on conception rate, calf sex, dystocia, and stillbirth of Holsteins in the United States     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L., Miller, R.H. 2010. Use of sexed semen and its effect on conception rate, calf sex, dystocia, and stillbirth of Holsteins in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(8):3880-3890.
Age at First Calving in Holstein Cattle in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B., Null, D.J. 2010. Age at First Calving in Holstein Cattle in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):594(abstr. W28).
Use of haplotypes to predict selection limits and Mendelian sampling - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B. 2010. Use of haplotypes to predict selection limits and Mendelian sampling. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):535(abstr. 623).
Comparison of Holstein service-sire fertility for heifer and cow breedings with conventional and sexed semen. - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L., Van Raden, P.M. 2010. Comparison of Holstein service-sire fertility for heifer and cow breedings with conventional and sexed semen.. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):595(abstr. W30).
Effectiveness of genetic predictions of Holstein gestation length and relationship to lactation yield for the subsequent lactation - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Miller, R.H. 2010. Effectiveness of genetic predictions of Holstein gestation length and relationship to lactation yield for the subsequent lactation. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):797-98(abstr. 927).
Effectiveness of genetic evaluations in predicting daughter performance in individual herds - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Dechow, C.D., Goodling, Jr, R.C. 2010. Effectiveness of genetic evaluations in predicting daughter performance in individual herds. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):612(abstr. W90).
Relationship of reason for lactation termination with genetic merit of Holsteins in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Hubbard, S.M. 2010. Relationship of reason for lactation termination with genetic merit of Holsteins in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):594-95(abstr. W29).
Cow Adjustments for Genomic Predictions of Holstein and Jersey Bulls - (Abstract Only)
Wiggans, G.R., Cooper, T.A., Van Raden, P.M. 2010. Cow Adjustments for Genomic Predictions of Holstein and Jersey Bulls. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):533-34(abstr. 618).
Filling in missing genotypes using haplotypes - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M., O'Connell, J.R., Wiggans, G.R., Weigel, K.A. 2010. Filling in missing genotypes using haplotypes. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):534-35(abstr. 622).
Gains in reliability from combining subsets of 500, 5,000, 50,000 or 500,000 genetic markers - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M., Tooker, M.E. 2010. Gains in reliability from combining subsets of 500, 5,000, 50,000 or 500,000 genetic markers. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):534(abstr. 620).
Multibreed Genomic Evaluation of Dairy Cattle - (Abstract Only)
Olson, K.M., Van Raden, P.M. 2010. Multibreed Genomic Evaluation of Dairy Cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):471(abstr. 438).
Improved reliability approximation for genomic evaluations in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Wiggans, G.R., Van Raden, P.M. 2010. Improved reliability approximation for genomic evaluations in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):533(abstr. 617).
Derivation of factors to estimate daily, fat, protein, and somatic cell score from one milking of cows milked three times daily - (Abstract Only)
Schutz, M., Norman, H.D. 2010. Derivation of factors to estimate daily, fat, protein, and somatic cell score from one milking of cows milked three times daily. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):595(abstr. W31).
Derivation of factors to estimate daily milk yield from one milking of cows milked three times daily - (Abstract Only)
Schutz, M., Bewley, J.M., Norman, H.D. 2010. Derivation of factors to estimate daily milk yield from one milking of cows milked three times daily. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(E-Suppl. 1):595(abstr. W32).
Response to alternative genetic-economic indices for Holsteins across 2 generations     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Miller, R.H. 2010. Response to alternative genetic-economic indices for Holsteins across 2 generations. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(6):2695-2702.
Visualization of Results from Genomic Evaluations     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, J.B., Van Raden, P.M. 2010. Visualization of Results from Genomic Evaluations. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(6):2727-2740.
International genomic evaluation methods for dairy cattle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Raden, P.M., Sullivan, P. 2010. International genomic evaluation methods for dairy cattle. Genetics Selection Evolution. 42:7.
Somatic cell counts of milk from Dairy Herd Improvement herds during 2009 - (Government Publication)
Norman, H.D., Miller, R.H., Cooper, T.A. 2010. Somatic cell counts of milk from Dairy Herd Improvement herds during 2009. AIPL Research Reports. SCC11 (2-10).
State and National Standardized Lactation Averages by Breed for Cows Calving in 2009 - (Government Publication)
Norman, H.D., Cooper, T.A. 2010. State and National Standardized Lactation Averages by Breed for Cows Calving in 2009. AIPL Research Reports. K2-08 (2-10).
What breeds make up the national herd? - (Popular Publication)
Powell, R.L., Norman, H.D. 2011. What breeds make up the national herd?. Hoard's Dairyman. 156(3):83.
Selection and Management of DNA Markers for Use in Genomic Evaluation     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiggans, G.R., Van Raden, P.M., Bacheller, L.R., Tooker, M.E., Hutchison, J.L., Cooper, T.A., Sonstegard, T.S. 2010. Selection and management of DNA markers for use in genomic evaluation. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(5):2287-2292.
Prediction of Unobserved Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Genotypes of Jersey Cattle Using Reference Panels and Population-Based Imputation Algorithms     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weigel, K.A., Van Tassell, C.P., O'Connell, J.R., Van Raden, P.M., Wiggans, G.R. 2010. Prediction of unobserved single nucleotide polymorphism genotypes of Jersey cattle using reference panels and population-based imputation algorithms. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(5):2229-2238.
High Resolution QTL Map Of Body Conformation Traits From Genome-Wide Association Analysis In Contemporary U.S. Holstein Cows - (Abstract Only)
Wiggans, G.R., Ma, L., Sonstegard, T.S., Cole, J.B., Crooker, B.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Yang, J., Matukumalli, L.K., Da, Y. 2010. High Resolution QTL Map Of Body Conformation Traits From Genome-Wide Association Analysis In Contemporary U.S. Holstein Cows. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. San Diego, Ca, Jan. 9-13, abstr. P547.
High Resolution QTL Map Of Net Merit Component Traits And Calving Traits From Genome-Wide Association Analysis In Contemporary U.S. Holstein Cows - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B., Sonstegard, T.S., Ma, L., Wiggans, G.R., Crooker, B.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Yang, J., Matukumalli, L., Da, Y. 2010. High Resolution QTL Map Of Net Merit Component Traits And Calving Traits From Genome-Wide Association Analysis In Contemporary U.S. Holstein Cows. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. San Diego, Ca, Jan. 9-13, abstr. P565.
X Chromosome SNPs Were Heavily Involved In Epistasis Effects Of Net Merit Component Traits In Contemporary U.S. Holstein Cows - (Abstract Only)
Ma, L., Sonstegard, T.S., Cole, J.B., Wiggans, G.R., Crooker, B.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Yang, J., Matukumalli, L., Da, Y. 2010. X Chromosome SNPs Were Heavily Involved In Epistasis Effects Of Net Merit Component Traits In Contemporary U.S. Holstein Cows . Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. San Diego, Ca, Jan. 9-13, abstr. P542.
Net merit as a measure of lifetime profit: 2010 revision - (Government Publication)
Cole, J.B., Van Raden, P.M. 2009. Net merit as a measure of lifetime profit: 2010 revision. AIPL Research Reports. NM$4 (12-09).
Genetic Parameters of Milk ELISA scores for Johne's Disease     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Attalla, S.A., Seykora, A.J., Cole, J.B., Heins, B.J. 2010. Genetic Parameters of Milk ELISA scores for Johne's Disease. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(4):1729-1735.
Dairy Cattle: Breeding and Genetics - (Book / Chapter)
Norman, H.D., Hubbard, S.M., Van Raden, P.M. 2010. Dairy Cattle: Breeding and genetics. Encyclopedia of Animal Science, 2nd edition. Pond, W.G., and Bell, A.W. (editors). Taylor and Francis, New York, NY. pp. 262-265.
Genetic Base Changes for January 2010 - (Government Publication)
Van Raden, P.M., Cole, J.B., Tooker, M.E., Cooper, T.A. 2009. Genetic Base Changes for January 2010. AIPL Research Reports. BASE2 (8-09).
Genetic Base Changes for January 2010 - (Popular Publication)
Van Raden, P.M., Cole, J.B., Tooker, M.E., Cooper, T.A. 2009. Genetic Base Changes for January 2010. Genetic Trends. 61(5):11.
Reasons That Cows in Dairy Herd Improvement Programs Exit the Herd - (Government Publication)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Lombard, J.E. 2009. Reasons That Cows in Dairy Herd Improvement Programs Exit the Herd. AIPL Research Reports. CULL1 (9-09)
Short Communication: Genetic and environmental relationships between milk yield and kidding interval in dairy goats     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Montaldo, H.H., Valencia-Posadas, M., Wiggans, G.R., Shepard, L., Torres-Vazquez, J.A. 2010. Short Communication: Genetic and environmental relationships between milk yield and kidding interval in dairy goats. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(1):370-372.
Effect of sexed-semen use on Holstein conception rate, calf sex, dystocia, and stillbirth in the United States - (Proceedings)
Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L. 2009. Effect of sexed-semen use on Holstein conception rate, calf sex, dystocia, and stillbirth in the United States. European Association of Animal Production Proceedings. 15:242.
Future Animal Improvement Programs Applied to Global Populations - (Proceedings)
Van Raden, P.M. 2009. Future Animal Improvement Programs Applied to Global Populations. Interbull Annual Meeting Proceedings. Interbull Bulletin 40:247–251.
Development of Genomic GMACE - (Proceedings)
Sullivan, P.G., Van Raden, P.M. 2009. Development of Genomic GMACE. Interbull Annual Meeting Proceedings. Interbull Bull. 40:157–161.
Somatic Cell Count in Milk of Goats Enrolled in Dairy Herd Improvement Program in 2007 - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, L., Wiggans, G.R., Clay, J., Lacroix, R., Wang, J.Z., Gipson, T., Zeng, S.S. 2009. Somatic Cell Count in Milk of Goats Enrolled in Dairy Herd Improvement Program in 2007. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):306(abstr. T343).
Genomic Evaluation of Holstein Cattle in Canada Utilizing MACE Proofs - (Abstract Only)
Schenkel, F.S., Sargolzaei, M., Kistemaker, G., Jansen, G.B., Sullivan, P., Van Doormaal, B.J., Van Raden, P.M., Wiggans, G.R. 2009. Genomic Evaluation of Holstein Cattle in Canada Utilizing MACE Proofs. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):396(abstr. W38).
Estimation of genetic parameters and transmitting ability for Minnesota Johne’s milk ELISA test - (Abstract Only)
Attalla, S.A., Seykora, A.J., Cole, J.B., Heins, B.J. 2009. Estimation of genetic parameters and transmitting ability for Minnesota Johne’s milk ELISA test. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):20(abstr. M56).
Trends in International Flow of Holstein Genes - (Abstract Only)
Powell, R.L., Wright, J.R., Norman, H.D. 2009. Trends in International Flow of Holstein Genes. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):209-210(abstr. T39).
Visualization of Results from Genomic Predictions - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B. 2009. Visualization of Results from Genomic Predictions. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):314(abstr. 281).
Effect of sexed semen on conception rate for Holsteins in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L. 2009. Effect of sexed semen on conception rate for Holsteins in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):208-209(abstr. T36).
Comparison of service-sire fertility evaluations formerly or currently available to the US dairy industry - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L., Wright, J.R. 2009. Comparison of service-sire fertility evaluations formerly or currently available to the US dairy industry. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):122(abstr. 31). 2009.
Derivation of factors to estimate daily fat, protein, and somatic cell score from one milking of cows milked twice daily - (Abstract Only)
Schutz, M.M., Bewley, J.M., Norman, H.D. 2009. Derivation of factors to estimate daily fat, protein, and somatic cell score from one milking of cows milked twice daily. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):209(abstr. T37).
Characteristics of milk ELISA results for Johne’s disease in US dairy cows - (Abstract Only)
Byrem, T.M., Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R. 2009. Characteristics of milk ELISA results for Johne’s disease in US dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):386-387(abstr. W8).
Best prediction of lactation yields accounting for regional and seasonal differences - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B., Null, D.J. 2009. Best prediction of lactation yields accounting for regional and seasonal differences. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):209(abstr. T38).
National and international genomic evaluations for dairy cattle - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M., Sullivan, P.G. 2009. National and international genomic evaluations for dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):175(abstr. 200).
Can you believe those genomic evaluations for young bulls? - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M., Tooker, M.E., Cole, J.B. 2009. Can you believe those genomic evaluations for young bulls?. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):314(abstr. 279).
Transition of genomic evaluation from a research project to a production system - (Abstract Only)
Wiggans, G.R., Van Raden, P.M., Bacheller, L.R., Ross Jr, F.A., Sonstegard, T.S., Ge Meerman, G., Van Tassell, C.P. 2009. Transition of genomic evaluation from a research project to a production system. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):313-314(abstr. 278).
Factors affecting milk ELISA scores of cows tested for Johne’s disease - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Byrem, T.M. 2009. Factors affecting milk ELISA scores of cows tested for Johne’s disease. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(E-Suppl. 1):386(abstr. W7).
Reproductive status of Holstein and Jersey cows in the United States     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Hubbard, S.M., Miller, R.H., Hutchison, J.L. 2009. Reproductive status of Holstein and Jersey cows in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(7):3517-3528.
Selection of single-nucleotide polymorphisms and quality of genotypes used in genomic evaluation of dairy cattle in the United States and Canada     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiggans, G.R., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Raden, P.M., Matukumalli, L.K., Schnabel, R.D., Taylor, J.F., Schenkel, F.S., Van Tassell, C.P. 2009. Selection of single-nucleotide polymorphisms and quality of genotypes used in genomic evaluation of dairy cattle in the United States and Canada. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(7):3431-3436.
State and National Standardized Lactation Averages by Breed for Cows Calving in 2007 - (Government Publication)
Norman, H.D., Ross Jr, F.A. 2009. State and National Standardized Lactation Averages by Breed for Cows Calving in 2007. AIPL Research Reports. K2-07 (2-09).
Somatic cell counts of milk from Dairy Herd Improvement herds during 2008 - (Government Publication)
Norman, H.D., Miller, R.H., Ross Jr, F.A. 2009. Somatic cell counts of milk from Dairy Herd Improvement herds during 2008. AIPL Research Reports. SCC10 (2-09).
Selection: Evaluation and methods - (Book / Chapter)
Wiggans, G.R., Gengler, N. 2011. Selection: Evaluation and methods. In: Fuquay, J.W, Fox, P.F., and McSweeney, P.L.H., editors. Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences. 2nd edition. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. p. 649-655.
Impact of Genetic Merit for Milk Somatic Cell Score of Sires and Maternal Grandsires on Herd Life of Their Daughters     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, R.H., Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Cole, J.B. 2008. Impact of Genetic Merit for Milk Somatic Cell Score of Sires and Maternal Grandsires on Herd Life of Their Daughters. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(5):2224-2228.
Distribution and Location of Genetic Effects for Dairy Traits     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, J.B., Van Raden, P.M., O'Connell, J.R., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Schnabel, R.D., Taylor, J.F., Wiggans, G.R. 2009. Distribution and Location of Genetic Effects for Dairy Traits. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(6):2931-2946.
Using Python for Pedigree Analysis - (Popular Publication)
Cole, J.B. 2009. Using Python for Pedigree Analysis. Python Magazine. 3(3):12-20.
Benefits from Cooperation in Genomics - (Proceedings)
Van Raden, P.M., Wiggans, G.R., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Schenkel, F. 2009. Benefits from Cooperation in Genomics. Interbull Annual Meeting Proceedings. Uppsala, Sweden, Jan. 28–29, 6 pp.
Reliability of Genomic Evaluation of Holstein Cattle in Canada - (Proceedings)
Schenkel, F.S., Sargolzaei, M., Kistemaker, G., Jansen, G.B., Sullivan, P., Van Doormaal, B.J., Van Raden, P.M., Wiggans, G.R. 2009. Reliability of Genomic Evaluation of Holstein Cattle in Canada. Interbull Annual Meeting Proceedings. Uppsala, Sweden, Jan. 26–29, 8 pp.
Genetic Evaluation of Lactation Persistency for Five Breeds of Dairy Cattle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, J.B., Null, D.J. 2009. Genetic Evaluation of Lactation Persistency for Five Breeds of Dairy Cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(5):2248-2258.
Alternatives for Examining Daughter Performance of Progeny-Test Bulls between Official Evaluations     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Weigel, K.A. 2009. Alternatives for Examining Daughter Performance of Progeny-Test Bulls between Official Evaluations. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(5):2348-2355.
Genetic and Environmental Factors That Impact Gestation Length in Dairy Cattle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Kuhn, M.T., Hubbard, S.M., Cole, J.B., Van Raden, P.M. 2009. Genetic and Environmental Factors That Impact Gestation Length in Dairy Cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(5):2259-2269.
Profitable Dairy Cow Traits for Hot Climatic Conditions - (Book / Chapter)
De Vries, A., Cole, J.B. 2009. Profitable Dairy Cow Traits for Hot Climatic Conditions. In: Klopcic, M., Reents, R., Philipsson, J., and Kuipers, A., editors. Breeding for Robustness in Cattle. Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers. p. 227-248.
Phenotypic and Genetic Relationships of Common Health Disorders with Milk and Fat Yield Persistencies from Producer- Recorded Health Data and Test Day Yields     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Appuhamy, A.D., Cassell, B.G., Cole, J.B. 2009. Phenotypic and Genetic Relationships of Common Health Disorders with Milk and Fat Yield Persistencies from Producer-Recorded Health Data and Test Day Yields. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(4):1785-1795.
Best Prediction of Yields for Long Lactations     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, J.B., Null, D.J., Van Raden, P.M. 2009. Best Prediction of Yields for Long Lactations. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(4):1796-1810.
The USDA Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory: A century old and just getting started - (Government Publication)
Van Raden, P.M., Miller, R.H. 2008. The USDA Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory: A century old and just getting started . AIPL Research Reports. HIST1 (10-08).
Characterization and usage of sexed semen from US field data - (Abstract Only)
Hutchison, J.L., Norman, H.D. 2009. Characterization and usage of sexed semen from US field data. Theriogenology 71(1):48.
A National Sire Fertility Index - (Proceedings)
Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L., Wright, J.R., Hubbard, S.M. 2008. A national sire fertility index. Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Proceedings. Omaha, NE, Nov. 7-8, pp. 45-52.
Invited Review: Reliability of Genomic Predictions for North American Holstein Bulls     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Raden, P.M., Van Tassell, C.P., Wiggans, G.R., Sonstegard, T.S., Schnabel, R.D., Taylor, J.F., Schenkel, F.S. 2009. Invited Review: Reliability of Genomic Predictions for North American Holstein Bulls. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(1):16-24.
Death Losses for Lactating Cows in Herds Enrolled in Dairy Herd Improvement Test Plans     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, R.H., Kuhn, M.T., Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R. 2008. Death Losses for Lactating Cows in Herds Enrolled in Dairy Herd Improvement Test Plans. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(9):3710-3715.
Sire conception rate: New national AI bull fertility evaluation - (Government Publication)
Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L., Wright, J.R. 2008. Sire conception rate: New national AI bull fertility evaluation. AIPL Research Reports. SRC1(7-08).
Efficient Methods to Compute Genomic Predictions     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Raden, P.M. 2008. Efficient Methods to Compute Genomic Predictions. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(11):4414-4423.
Distribution and Location of Genetic Effects for Dairy Traits - (Proceedings)
Cole, J.B., Van Raden, P.M., O'Connell, J.R., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Schnabel, R.D., Wiggans, G.R. 2009. Distribution and Location of Genetic Effects for Dairy Traits. International Committee on Animal Recording (ICAR). ICAR Tech Ser. 13:355–360. 2009.
Genomic Data and Cooperation Result in Faster Progress - (Proceedings)
Van Raden, P.M., Van Tassell, C.P., Wiggans, G.R., Sonstegard, T.S., Schnabel, R.D., Taylor, J.F., Schenkel, F. 2009. Genomic Data and Cooperation Result in Faster Progress. International Committee on Animal Recording (ICAR). ICAR Tech Ser. 13:341–346. 2009.
Genomic Evaluations in the United States and Canada: A Collaboration - (Proceedings)
Wiggans, G.R., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Raden, P.M., Matukumalli, L.K., Schnabel, R.D., Taylor, J.F., Chesnais, J.P., Schenkel, F.S., Van Tassell, C.P. 2009. Genomic Evaluations in the United States and Canada: A Collaboration. International Committee on Animal Recording (ICAR). ICAR Tech Ser. 13:347–353. 2009.
Data Collection Ratings and Best Prediction of Lactation Yields - (Proceedings)
Cole, J.B. 2009. Data Collection Ratings and Best Prediction of Lactation Yields. International Committee on Animal Recording (ICAR). ICAR Tech Ser. 13:403–406. 2009.
Retrofitting genetic-economic indexes to demonstrate responses to selection across 2 generations of Holsteins - (Proceedings)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Miller, R.H. 2009. Retrofitting genetic-economic indexes to demonstrate responses to selection across 2 generations of Holsteins. International Committee on Animal Recording (ICAR). ICAR Tech Ser. 13:181–185. 2009.
Technical Note: Adaptation of an Animal-Model Method for Approximation of Reliabilities to a Sire-Maternal Grandsire Model     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiggans, G.R., Tsuruta, S., Misztal, I. 2008. Technical Note: Adaptation of an Animal-Model Method for Approximation of Reliabilities to a Sire-Maternal Grandsire Model. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(10):4058-4061.
Processing of data discrepancies for U.S. dairy cattle and effect on genetic evaluations - (Proceedings)
Wiggans, G.R., Thornton, L.L. 2009. Processing of data discrepancies for U.S. dairy cattle and effect on genetic evaluations. International Committee on Animal Recording (ICAR). ICAR Tech Ser. 13:393–398. 2009.
Will genomic selection change the way sires are chosen, evaluated, sampled and marketed? - (Popular Publication)
Rogers, G.W., Van Tassell, C.P., Van Raden, P.M., Wiggans, G.R. 2008. Will genomic selection change the way sires are chosen, evaluated, sampled and marketed?. Genetic Trends. 60(3):6-8
State and National Standardized Lactation Averages by Breed for Cows Calving in 2006 - (Government Publication)
Norman, H.D., Thornton, L.L., Wiggans, G.R. 2008. State and National Standardized Lactation Averages by Breed for Cows Calving in 2006. AIPL Research Reports. K2-06(3-08).
Modeling Nuisance Variables for Prediction of Service Sire Fertility     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuhn, M.T., Hutchison, J.L., Norman, H.D. 2008. Modeling Nuisance Variables for Prediction of Service Sire Fertility. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(7):2823-2835.
Somatic Cell Counts of Milk from Dairy Herd Improvement Herds during 2007 - (Government Publication)
Miller, R.H., Norman, H.D., Thornton, L.L. 2008. Somatic Cell Counts of Milk from Dairy Herd Improvement Herds during 2007. AIPL Research Reports. SCC9(3-08).
Strategies to incorporate genomic prediction into population-wide genetic evaluations - (Abstract Only)
Gengler, N., Van Raden, P.M. 2008. Strategies to incorporate genomic prediction into population-wide genetic evaluations. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):506(abstr. 523).
A data exchange format and national database for producer-recorded health event data from on-farm management software - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B., Null, D.J., Bacheller, L.R. 2008. A data exchange format and national database for producer-recorded health event data from on-farm management software. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):2–3(abstr. T6).
Reliability of genomic predictions for North American dairy bulls - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M., Van Tassell, C.P., Wiggans, G.R., Sonstegard, T.S., Schnabel, R.D., Schenkel, F. 2008. Reliability of genomic predictions for North American dairy bulls. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):305(abstr. 261).
Effects of allele frequency estimation on genomic predictions and inbreeding coefficients - (Abstract Only)
Van Raden, P.M., Tooker, M.E., Gengler, N. 2008. Effects of allele frequency estimation on genomic predictions and inbreeding coefficients. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):506(abstr. 522).
Selection of single nucleotide polymorphisms and genotype quality for genomic prediction of genetic merit in dairy cattle - (Abstract Only)
Wiggans, G.R., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Raden, P.M., Matukumalli, L.K., Schnabel, R.D., Taylor, J.F., Schenkel, F.S., Van Tassell, C.P. 2008. Selection of single nucleotide polymorphisms and genotype quality for genomic prediction of genetic merit in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):507(abstr. 524).
Modeling nuisance variables for phenotypic evaluation of bull fertility - (Abstract Only)
Kuhn, M.T., Hutchison, J.L., Norman, H.D. 2008. Modeling nuisance variables for phenotypic evaluation of bull fertility. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):7–8 (abstr. T20).
Impact of selection for increased daughter fertility on productive life and culling for reproduction - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Miller, R.H. 2008. Impact of selection for increased daughter fertility on productive life and culling for reproduction. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):7(abstr. T19).
Impact of selection for decreased somatic cell score on productive life and culling for mastitis - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Miller, R.H., Wright, J.R. 2008. Impact of selection for decreased somatic cell score on productive life and culling for mastitis. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):106(abstr. 13).
Factors affecting abortion frequency in dairy herd improvement herds in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Miller, R.H., Kuhn, M.T., Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R. 2008. Factors affecting abortion frequency in dairy herd improvement herds in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):8(abstr. T21).
Alternatives for evaluating daughter performance of progeny-test bulls between official evaluations - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Weigel, K.A. 2008. Alternatives for evaluating daughter performance of progeny-test bulls between official evaluations. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):105 (abstr. 10).
Reproductive trends of dairy herds in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Norman, H.D., Wright, J.R., Hubbard, S.M., Kuhn, M.T., Miller, R.H. 2008. Reproductive trends of dairy herds in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):7(abstr. T18).
Breed Composition of the United States Dairy Cattle Herd - (Abstract Only)
Powell, R.L., Norman, H.D., Hutchison, J.L. 2008. Breed Composition of the United States Dairy Cattle Herd. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):7(abstr. T17).
Derivation of factors to estimate daily yield from single milkings for Holsteins milked two or three times daily - (Abstract Only)
Schutz, M.M., Bewley, J.M., Norman, H.D. 2008. Derivation of factors to estimate daily yield from single milkings for Holsteins milked two or three times daily. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Suppl. 1):106–107(abstr. 14).
A Manual for Use of BESTPRED: A Program for Estimation of Lactation Yield and Persistency Using Best Prediction - (Book / Chapter)
Cole, J.B., Van Raden, P.M. 2007. A manual for use of BESTPRED: A program for estimation of lactation yield and persistency using best prediction (Release 2.0 beta 6). Software and User Manual Public Release.
Short Communication: Genotype by Environment Interaction Due to Heat Stress     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bohmanova, J., Misztal, I., Tsuruta, S., Norman, H.D., Lawlor, T.J. 2008. Short Communication: Genotype by Environment Interaction Due to Heat Stress. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(2):840-846.
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