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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Richard Mark Thallman (Mark)
Research Geneticist (Animals)


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Challenges in measuring feed efficiency -
Across-breed EPD tables for the year 2016 adjusted to breed differences for birth year of 2014 -
Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M. 2016. Across-breed EPD tables for the year 2016 adjusted to breed differences for birth year of 2014. In proceedings: 2016 Beef Improvement Federation Annual Meeting & Symposium. Manhattan, KS, June 14-17, 2016. pp. 127-153. www.beefimprovement.org/library-2/convention-proceedings.
Mean EPDs reported by different breeds -
Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M. 2016. Mean EPDs reported by different breeds. In proceedings: 2016 Beef Improvement Federation Annual Meeting & Symposium. Manhattan, KS, June 14-17, 2016. pp. 122-126. www.beefimprovement.org/library-2/convention-proceedings.
Selection enhanced estimates of marker effects on means and variances of beef tenderness -
Tait Jr, R.G., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Keele, J.W., Casas, E., Thallman, R.M., Smith, T.P., Bennett, G.L. 2016. Selection enhanced estimates of marker effects on means and variances of beef tenderness. In proceedings: 2016 Beef Improvement Federation Annual Meeting & Symposium. Manhattan, KS, Jun 14-17, 2016. pp. 115-121. www.beefimprovement.org/library-2/convention-proceedings.
Accounting for discovery bias in genomic prediction -
Feed intake and production efficiency of beef cows -
Freetly, H.C., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Snelling, W.M. 2016. Feed intake and production efficiency of beef cows [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 94 (E-Supplement 5):114.
Breed effects and genetic parameter estimates for calving difficulty and birth weight in a multi-breed population Reprint Icon -
Ahlberg, C.M., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Kachman, S.D., Snelling, W.M., Spangler, M.L. 2016. Breed effects and genetic parameter estimates for calving difficulty and birth weight in a multi-breed population. Journal of Animal Science. 94:1857-1864. doi:10.2527/jas2015-0161.
Use of an electronic activity detection system to characterize estrus activity in crossbred beef heifers differing in follicle number -
Cushman, R.A., Tenley, S.C., Soares, E.M., McNeel, A.K., Gomes, R.S., Tait Jr, R.G., Cupp, A.S., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M., Perry, G.A., Chase, C.C. 2016. Use of an electronic activity detection system to characterize estrus activity in crossbred beef heifers differing in follicle number [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 94(Supplement 2):152.
Accounting for discovery bias in genomic EPD -
Thallman, R.M., Parham, J., Kuehn, L.A. 2015. Accounting for discovery bias in genomic EPD [Abstract]. Weight Trait Project Stakeholder meeting, October 19-20, 2015, Clay Center, Nebraska. Available:http://www.beefefficiency.org/annualmtgoct15.html.
A survey of polymorphisms detected from sequences of popular beef breeds -
Snelling, W.M., Bennett, G.L., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., McDaneld, T.G., Smith, T.P., Thallman, R.M., Kalbfleisch, T.S., Pollak, E.J. 2015. A survey of polymorphisms detected from sequences of popular beef breeds. Journal of Animal Science. 93(11):5128-5143. doi:10.2527/jas2015-9356.
Genetic variance and covariance components for feed intake, average daily gain, and postweaning gain in growing beef cattle -
Retallick, K.J., Bormann, J.M., Weaber, R.L., MacNeil, M.D., Bradford, H.L., Freetly, H.C., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M., Moser, D.W., Kuehn, L.A. 2015. Genetic variance and covariance components for feed intake, average daily gain, and postweaning gain in growing beef cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 93 (Supplement 2):10.
Genetic effects on birth weight in reciprocal Brahman-Simmental crossbred calves -
Dillon, J.A., Riley, D.G., Herring, A.D., Sanders, J.O., Thallman, R.M. 2015. Genetic effects on birth weight in reciprocal Brahman-Simmental crossbred calves. Journal of Animal Science. 93(2):553-561.
Estimation of breed-specific heterosis effects for birth, weaning, and yearling weight in cattle Reprint Icon -
Schiermiester, L.N., Thallman, R.M., Kuehn, L.A., Kachman, S.D., Spangler, M.L. 2015. Estimation of breed-specific heterosis effects for birth, weaning, and yearling weight in cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 93(1):46-52. doi: 10.2527/jas.2014-8493.
Large effects on birth weight follow inheritance pattern consistent with gametic imprinting and X chromosome -
Thallman, R.M., Dillon, J.A., Sanders, J.O., Herring, A.D., Riley, D.G. 2014. Large effects on birth weight follow inheritance pattern consistent with gametic imprinting and X chromosome. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 17-22, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Paper No. 245. Available: https://asas.org/wcgalp-proceedings.
Is there a genetic solution to bovine respiratory disease complex? -
Kuehn, L.A., Leach, R.J., McDaneld, T.G., Keele, J.W., Chitko-Mckown, C.G., Jones, S., Thallman, R.M. 2014. Is there a genetic solution to bovine respiratory disease complex? In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 17-22, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Paper No. 106. https://asas.org/wcgalp-proceedings.
Effects of functional polymorphisms on beef carcass merit -
Utilization of sequence on relatives to improve analysis of individuals' low-coverage NGS data -
µ-Calpain, calpastatin, and growth hormone receptor genetic effects on preweaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in Angus cattle selected to increase minor haplotype ... frequencies Reprint Icon -
Tait Jr, R.G., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Casas, E., Thallman, R.M., Smith, T.P., Bennett, G.L. 2014. µ-Calpain, calpastatin, and growth hormone receptor genetic effects on preweaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in Angus cattle selected to increase minor haplotype and allele frequencies. Journal of Animal Science. 92(2):456-466.
Comparison of molecular breeding values based on within- and across-breed training in beef cattle -
Kachman, S.D., Spangler, M.L., Bennett, G.L., Hanford, K.J., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M., Saatchi, M., Garrick, D.J., Schnabel, R.D., Taylor, J.F., Pollak, E.J. 2013. Comparison of molecular breeding values based on within- and across-breed training in beef cattle. Genetics Selection Evolution. 45:30. 9 p. DOI: 10.1186/1297-9686-45-30.
A genome-wide association study identified CYP2J2 as a major gene controlling serum vitamin D in beef cattle Reprint Icon -
Casas, E., Leach, R.J., Reinhardt, T.A., Thallman, R.M., Lippolis, J.D., Bennett, G.L., Kuehn, L.A. 2013. A genome-wide association study identified CYP2J2 as a major gene controlling serum vitamin D in beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 91:3549-3556.
The change in differing leukocyte populations during vaccination to bovine respiratory disease and their correlations with lung scores, health records, and average daily gain Reprint Icon -
Leach, R.J., Chitko-McKown, C.G., Bennett, G.L., Jones, S.A., Kachman, S.D., Keele, J.W., Leymaster, K.A., Thallman, R.M., Kuehn, L.A. 2013. The change in differing leukocyte populations during vaccination to bovine respiratory disease and their correlations with lung scores, health records, and average daily gain. Journal of Animal Science. 91(8):3564-3573.
Breed x sex effects on birth weight in Brahman-Simmental embryo transfer calves -
Genome wide association of white blood cell types during vaccination -
Prioritizing sequence polymorphisms for potential association with phenotype -
Snelling, W.M., Bennett, G.L., Thallman, R.M., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., McDaneld, T.G., Kachman, S.D., Spangler, M.L., Koshinsky, H., Kalbfleisch, T.S., Pollak, E.J. 2013. Prioritizing sequence polymorphisms for potential association with phenotype [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91(E-Supplement 2):74-75.
A genome-wide association study identified CYP2J2 as a major gene controlling serum Vitamin D status in beef cattle -
Casas, E., Leach, R.J., Reinhardt, T.A., Thallman, R.M., Lippolis, J.D., Bennett, G.L., Kuehn, L.A. 2013. A genome-wide association study identified CYP2J2 as a major gene controlling serum Vitamin D status in beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. Vol.91(Supplement 2):62.Abstract No. 0185.
Development and applications of low-cost, high-throughput genotyping -
Thallman, R.M., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Curry, J.D., Fofanov, V.Y., Koshinsky, H. 2013. Development and applications of low-cost, high-throughput genotyping [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91(Supplement 2):20. Abstract No. O063.
Estimation of genetic marker effects for CAPN1, CAST, and GHR on carcass quality traits in Angus cattle selected to increase minor marker frequencies -
Tait Jr, R.G., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Casas, E., Thallman, R.M., Smith, T.P., Bennett, G.L. 2013. Estimation of genetic marker effects for CAPN1, CAST, and GHR on carcass quality traits in Angus cattle selected to increase minor marker frequencies [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91(Supplement 2):62-63. Abstract No. O186.
Low density marker assays (LDMA) for high throughput, highly multiplexed detection, CNV, methylation, and expression assays -
Curry, J.D., Dier, P., Shin, M., Nguyen, J., Bulsara, N., Thallman, R.M., Fofanov, V.Y., Koshinsky, H. 2013. Low density marker assays (LDMA) for high throughput, highly multiplexed detection, CNV, methylation, and expression assays [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XXI Conference. Poster Abstract No. P0090.
Low-cost genotyping by next generation sequencing: Next generation genotyping -
Curry, J.D., Snelling, W.M., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Dier, P., Shin, M., Nguyen, J., Bulsara, N., Thallman, R.M., Fofanov, V.Y., Koshinsky, H. 2013. Low-cost genotyping by next generation sequencing: Next generation genotyping [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XXI Conference. Poster Abstract No. P0525.
Development of low-cost, high-throughput genotyping to complement SNP discovery by individual animal whole-genome sequencing -
Thallman, R.M., Snelling, W.M., Curry, J.D., Smith, T.P., Kalbfleisch, T.S., Kuehn, L.A., McDaneld, T.G., Bennett, G.L., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Fofanov, V.Y., Koshinsky, H., Pollak, E.J. 2013. Development of low-cost, high-throughput genotyping to complement SNP discovery by individual animal whole-genome sequencing [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XXI Conference. Workshop Abstract No. W146.
The accuracies of DNA-based estimates of genetic merit derived from Angus or multibreed beef cattle training populations Reprint Icon -
Weber, K.L., Drake, D.J., Taylor, J.F., Garrick, D.J., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Schnabel, R.D., Snelling, W.M., Pollak, E.J., Van Eenennaam, A.L. 2012. The accuracies of DNA-based estimates of genetic merit derived from Angus or multibreed beef cattle training populations. Journal of Animal Science. 90(12):4191-4202.
Impact of Bos indicus genetics on the global beef industry -
Cundiff, L.V., Thallman, R.M., Kuehn, L.A. 2012. Impact of Bos indicus genetics on the global beef industry. The American Brahman Review. 3(4):49-52. Available: http://www.brahmanreview.com/view-issues.html.
Accuracy of genomic breeding values in multibreed beef cattle populations derived from deregressed breeding values and phenotypes -
Weber, K.L., Thallman, R.M., Keele, J.W., Snelling, W.M., Bennett, G.L., Smith, T.P., McDaneld, T.G., Allan, M.F., Van Eenennaam, A.L., Kuehn, L.A. 2012. Accuracy of genomic breeding values in multibreed beef cattle populations derived from deregressed breeding values and phenotypes. Journal of Animal Science. 90(12):4177-4190.
Mean EPDs reported by different breeds -
Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M. 2012. Mean EPDs reported by different breeds. In: Proceedings of the Beef Improvement Federation 44th Annual Research Symposium & Meeting, April 18-21, 2012, Houston, Texas. p. 147-151.
Across-breed EPD tables for the year 2012 adjusted to breed differences for birth year of 2010 -
Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M. 2012. Across-breed EPD tables for the year 2012 adjusted to breed differences for birth year of 2010. In: Proceedings of the Beef Improvement Federation 44th Annual Research Symposium & Meeting, April 18-21, 2012, Houston, Texas. p. 152-177.
Fetal to maternal transplacental DNA transfer in female beef cattle -
Eborn, D.R., McDaneld, T.G., Thallman, R.M., Echternkamp, S.E. 2012. Fetal to maternal transplacental DNA transfer in female beef cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 90 (Supplement 3):323 (Abstract #T199).
Birth and weaning traits in crossbred cattle from Hereford, Angus, Norwegian Red, Swedish Red and White, Wagyu, and Friesian sires -
Casas, E., Thallman, R.M., Cundiff, L.V. 2012. Birth and weaning traits in crossbred cattle from Hereford, Angus, Norwegian Red, Swedish Red and White, Wagyu, and Friesian sires. Journal of Animal Science. 90:2916-2920. Available:http://www.journalofanimalscience.org/content/90/9/2916
Genomics and the global beef cattle industry -
Pollak, E.J., Bennett, G.L., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M., Kuehn, L.A. 2012. Genomics and the global beef cattle industry. Animal Production Science. 52:92-99.
Mass genotyping by sequencing technology -
Curry, J.D., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Shin, M., Liu, J.T., Bulsara, N., Dier, P., Thallman, R.M., Fofanov, V.Y., Koshinsky, H. 2012. Mass genotyping by sequencing technology. Plant & Animal Genome XX Conference, January 14-18, 2012, San Diego, California. Poster No. P0182.
How single nucleotide polymorphism chips will advance our knowledge of factors controlling puberty and aid in selecting replacement beef females Reprint Icon -
Snelling, W.M., Cushman, R.A., Fortes, M., Reverter, A., Bennett, G.L., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., McDaneld, T.G., Thallman, R.M., Thomas, M.G. 2012. How single nucleotide polymorphism chips will advance our knowledge of factors controlling puberty and aid in selecting replacement beef females. Journal of Animal Science. 90:1152-1165.
Mean EPDs reported by different breeds -
Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M. 2011. Mean EPDs reported by different breeds. Proc., Beef Improvement Federation 43rd Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, Bozeman, MT. June 1-4, 2011. Pages 112-116.
Across-breed EPD tables for the year 2011 adjusted to breed differences for birth year of 2009 -
Kuehn, L.A., Van Vleck, L.D., Thallman, R.M., Cundiff, L.V. 2011. Across-breed EPD tables for the year 2011 adjusted to breed differences for birth year of 2009. Proc., Beef Improvement Federation 43rd Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, Bozeman, MT. June 1-4, 2011. Pages 92-111.
Factors affecting pregnancy rate to estrous synchronization and fixed-time artificial insemination in beef cattle Reprint Icon -
Echternkamp, S.E., Thallman, R.M. 2011. Factors affecting pregnancy rate to estrous synchronization and fixed-time artificial insemination in beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 89(10):3060-3068.
Using ultrasonography to determine reproductive tract development in beef heifers -
Cushman, R.A., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Snelling, W.M., Freetly, H.C. 2011. Using ultrasonography to determine reproductive tract development in beef heifers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89 (E-Supplement 1):418-419 (Abstract #327).
Overview of genomic selection in small populations of beef cattle -
Bennett, G.L., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A. 2011. Overview of genomic selection in small populations of beef cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 89(E-Supplement 1):665. Abstract # 598.
Enhancing knowledge and technology adoption in a misunderstood discipline: The weight trait project -
Spangler, M.L., Pollak, E.J., Kachman, S.D., Hanford, K.J., Thallman, R.M., Bennett, G.L., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M. 2011. Enhancing knowledge and technology adoption in a misunderstood discipline: The weight trait project [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 89(E-Supplement 1):484. Abstract # 509.
Incorporating molecular breeding values with variable call rates into genetic evaluations -
Kachman, S.D., Bennett, G.L., Hanford, K.J., Kuehn, L.A., Pollak, E.J., Snelling, W.M., Spangler, M.L., Thallman, R.M. 2011. Incorporating molecular breeding values with variable call rates into genetic evaluations [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 89(E-Supplement 1):164. (Abstract # 34).
How SNP chips will advance our knowledge of factors controlling puberty and aid in selecting replacement females -
Snelling, W.M., Cushman, R.A., Bennett, G.L., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., Mcdaneld, T.G., Thallman, R.M., Thomas, M.G. 2011. How SNP chips will advance our knowledge of factors controlling puberty and aid in selecting replacement females [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 89(E-Supplement 1):494. Abstract # 534.
Partial-genome evaluation of postweaning feed intake and efficiency of crossbred beef cattle Reprint Icon -
Snelling, W.M., Allan, M.F., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Bennett, G.L., Ferrell, C.L., Jenkins, T.G., Freetly, H.C., Nielsen, M.K., Rolfe, K.M. 2011. Partial-genome evaluation of postweaning feed intake and efficiency of crossbred beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 89:1731-1741.
Predicting breed composition using breed frequencies of 50,000 markers from the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center 2,000 bull project -
Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L., Mcdaneld, T.G., Smith, T.P., Snelling, W.M., Sonstegard, T.S., Thallman, R.M. 2011. Predicting breed composition using breed frequencies of 50,000 markers from the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center 2,000 bull project. Journal of Animal Science. 89:1742-1750.
Birth and weaning traits in crossbred cattle from Hereford, Angus, Brahman, Boran, Tuli, and Belgian Blue sires -
Casas, E., Thallman, R.M., Cundiff, L.V. 2011. Birth and weaning traits in crossbred cattle from Hereford, Angus, Brahman, Boran, Tuli, and Belgian Blue sires. Journal of Animal Science. 89:979-987.
Genomic selection in beef cattle: Training and validation in multibreed populations -
Weber, K., Bennett, G.L., Keele, J.W., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M., Van Eenennaam, A., Kuehn, L.A. 2011. Genomic selection in beef cattle: Training and validation in multibreed populations [Abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. Poster No. P514.
Genomics of bovine respiratory disease complex at USMARC -
Kuehn, L.A., Casas, E., Bennett, G.L., Chitko Mckown, C.G., Keele, J.W., McDaneld, T.G., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M. 2011. Genomics of bovine respiratory disease complex at USMARC [Invited abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89(E-Suppl. 2):61-62. Abstract #43.
Integration of DNA marker information into breeding value predictions -
Spangler, M.L., Kachman, S.D., Hanford, K.J., Thallman, M., Bennett, G., Snelling, W., Kuehn, L., Pollak, J. 2011. Integration of DNA marker information into breeding value predictions. Nebraska Beef Cattle Reports. MP94:11-12.
Mean EPDs Reported by Different Breeds -
Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M. 2010. Mean EPDs Reported by Different Breeds. Proceedings of the Beef Improvement Federation 42nd Annual Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, Columbia, MO. June 28-July 1, 2010. Pages 93-97.
Across-Breed EPD Tables for the Year 2010 Adjusted to Breed Differences for Birth Year of 2008 -
Kuehn, L.A., Van Vleck, L.D., Thallman, R.M., Cundiff, L.V. 2010. Across-Breed EPD Tables for the Year 2010 Adjusted to Breed Differences for Birth Year of 2008. Proceedings of the Beef Improvement Federation 42nd Annual Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, Columbia, MO. June 28-July 1, 2010. Pages 71-92.
Estimation Of The Proportion Of Variation Accounted For By DNA Tests. II: Phenotypic Variance -
Thallman, R.M., Hanford, K.J., Kachman, S.D., Kuehn, L.A., Quaas, R.L., Tempelman, R.J., Fernando, R., Pollak, E.J. 2010. Estimation Of The Proportion Of Variation Accounted For By DNA Tests. II: Phenotypic Variance. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany. August 1-6, 2010. CD-ROM Communication No. 0918.
Estimation of the Proportion of Variation Accounted for by DNA Tests. I: Genetic Variance -
Hanford, K.J., Thallman, R.M., Kachman, S.D., Kuehn, L.A., Quaas, R.L., Tempelman, R.J., Fernando, R.L., Pollak, E.J. 2010. Estimation of the Proportion of Variation Accounted for by DNA Tests. I: Genetic Variance. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany. August 1-6, 2010. CD-ROM Communication No. 0822.
Predicting Breed Composition Using Breed Frequencies of 50,000 Markers from the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center 2,000 Bull Project -
Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L., McDaneld, T.G., Smith, T.P., Snelling, W.M., Sonstegard, T.S., Thallman, R.M. 2010. Predicting Breed Composition Using Breed Frequencies of 50,000 Markers from the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center 2,000 Bull Project. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany. August 1-6, 2010. CD-ROM Communication No. 0283.
Genome-Wide Association Study of Growth in Crossbred Beef Cattle -
Snelling, W.M., Allan, M.F., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., Mcdaneld, T.G., Smith, T.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Thallman, R.M., Bennett, G.L. 2010. Genome-Wide Association Study of Growth in Crossbred Beef Cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 88(3):837-848.
Contribution of Genetic Influences to Animal-to-Animal Variation in Myoglobin Content and Beef Lean Color Stability -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Kuehn, L.A., Kemp, C.M., Rodriguez, A.B., Thallman, R.M., Wheeler, T.L. 2010. Contribution of Genetic Influences to Animal-to-Animal Variation in Myoglobin Content and Beef Lean Color Stability. Journal of Animal Science. 88:1160-1167.
Effect of Bovine Respiratory Disease and Overall Pathogenic Disease Incidence on Carcass Traits Reprint Icon -
Garcia, M.D., Thallman, R.M., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Casas, E. 2010. Effect of Bovine Respiratory Disease and Overall Pathogenic Disease Incidence on Carcass Traits. Journal of Animal Science. 88(2):491-496.
Postweaning Growth and Carcass Traits in Crossbred Cattle from Hereford, Angus, Brangus, Beefmaster, Bonsmara, and Romosinuano Maternal Grandsires -
Casas, E., Thallman, R.M., Kuehn, L.A., Cundiff, L.V. 2010. Postweaning Growth and Carcass Traits in Crossbred Cattle from Hereford, Angus, Brangus, Beefmaster, Bonsmara, and Romosinuano Maternal Grandsires. Journal of Animal Science. 88(1):102-108.
Whole Genome Selection Reprint Icon -
Thallman, R.M. 2009. Whole Genome Selection. University of California at Davis [Extension Fact Sheet]. Available: http://animalscience.ucdavis.edu/animalbiotech/Outreach/Whole_Genome_Selection.pdf
Validation and Estimation of Additive Genetic Variation Associated with DNA Tests for Quantitative Beef Cattle Traits -
Van Eenennaam, A.L., Thallman, R.M., Quaas, R.L., Hanford, K., Pollak, E.J. 2009. Validation and Estimation of Additive Genetic Variation Associated with DNA Tests for Quantitative Beef Cattle Traits. Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics 18:129-132.
Heritability Estimates of Beef Lean Color Stability -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Kuehn, L.A., Wheeler, T.L., Thallman, R.M. 2009. Heritability Estimates of Beef Lean Color Stability. Proceedings Reciprocal Meat Conference 61:92.
Estimation of the Proportion of Genetic Variation Accounted for by DNA Tests -
Thallman, R.M., Hanford, K.J., Quaas, R.L., Kachman, S.D., Tempelman, R.J., Fernando, R., Kuehn, L.A., Pollak, E.J. 2009. Estimation of the Proportion of Genetic Variation Accounted for by DNA Tests. Proc., Beef Improvement Federation 41st Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA. April 29-May 3, 2009. pp. 184-209.
Proposed Strategy for Selection Against Recessive Genetic Defects Through a Combination of Inbreeding and DNA Markers -
Thallman, R.M., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L. 2009. Proposed Strategy for Selection Against Recessive Genetic Defects Through a Combination of Inbreeding and DNA Markers. Proc., Beef Improvement Federation 41st Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA. April 29-May 4, 2009. pp. 137-144.
Across-Breed EPD Tables for the Year 2009 Adjusted to Breed Differences for Birth Year of 2007 -
Kuehn, L.A., Van Vleck, L.D., Thallman, R.M., Cundiff, L.V. 2009. Across-Breed EPD Tables for the Year 2009 Adjusted to Breed Differences for Birth Year of 2007. Proc., Beef Improvement Federation 41st Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA. April 30-May 3, 2009. pp. 160-183.
Whole Genome Selection Project Involving 2,000 Industry AI Sires Reprint Icon -
Thallman, R.M., Allan, M.F., Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Snelling, W.M., Bennett, G.L. 2009. Whole Genome Selection Project Involving 2,000 Industry AI Sires [abstract]. Beef Improvement Federation Program, Sacramento, California. April 30-May 3, 2009. Abstract C4.1, p. 26.
Mean EPDs Reported by Different Breeds Reprint Icon -
Kuehn, L.A., and Thallman, R.M. 2009. Mean EPDs Reported by Different Breeds. Beef Improvement Federation. Available: http://www.beefimprovement.org/PDFs/2009%20-%20USMARC.pdf
Whole Genome Analysis for Beef Tenderness -
Snelling, W.M., Smith, T.P., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L. 2009. Whole Genome Analysis for Beef Tenderness [abstract]. Bovine Genome Consortium, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. May 9-11, 2009. Session 5 Poster Session, p. 30.
Genomic Heritability of Beef Cattle Growth -
Snelling, W.M., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L. 2009. Genomic Heritability of Beef Cattle Growth [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 87(E-Suppl. 2):396. Abstract # W37.
Logistics for Working Together to Facilitate Genomic/Quantitative Genetic Prediction -
Thallman, R.M., Pollak, J. 2009. Logistics for Working Together to Facilitate Genomic/Quantitative Genetic Prediction. Proc., Beef Improvement Federation 9th Genetic Prediction Workshop, Kansas City, MO. December 8-10, 2008. pp. 101-108.
Estimation of Current Breed Differences in Multibreed Genetic Evaluations Using Quantitative and Molecular Approaches -
Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Thallman, R.M. 2009. Estimation of Current Breed Differences in Multibreed Genetic Evaluations Using Quantitative and Molecular Approaches. Proc., Beef Improvement Federation 9th Genetic Prediction Workshop, Kansas City, MO. December 8-10, 2008. pp. 49-60.
High-density SNP Scan of Production and Product Quality Traits in Beef Cattle -
Thallman, R.M., Snelling, W.M., Allan, M.F., Ferrell, C.L., Freetly, H.C., Jenkins, T.G., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L. 2009. High-density SNP Scan of Production and Product Quality Traits in Beef Cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 87(E-Suppl. 2):532. Abstract #626.
Opportunities for embryo transfer in the age of DNA testing -
Thallman, R.M. 2008. Opportunities for embryo transfer in the age of DNA testing. In: Proceedings of the 2008 Joint Convention of the American Embryo Transfer Association and the Canadian Embryo Transfer Association, October 16-18, 2008, Kansas City, MO. p. 40-45.
Confirmation of quantitative trait loci using a low-density single nucleotide polymorphism map for twinning and ovulation rate on bovine chromosome 5 -
Allan, M.F., Kuehn, L.A., Cushman, R.A., Snelling, W.M., Echternkamp, S.E., Thallman, R.M. 2009. Confirmation of quantitative trait loci using a low-density single nucleotide polymorphism map for twinning and ovulation rate on bovine chromosome 5. Journal of Animal Science. 87(1):46-56.
Mean EPDs reported by different breeds -
Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M. 2008. Mean EPDs reported by different breeds. In: Proceedings of the Beef Improvement Federation 40th Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, June 30 to July 3, 2008, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. p. 75-77.
Across-breed EPD tables for the year 2008 adjusted to breed differences for birth year of 2006 -
Kuehn, L.A., Van Vleck, L.D., Thallman, R.M., Cundiff, L.V. 2008. Across-breed EPD tables for the year 2008 adjusted to breed differences for birth year of 2006. In: Proceedings of the Beef Improvement Federation 30th Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, June 30 to July 3, 2008, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. p. 53-74.
Challenges and opportunities in variance component estimation for animal breeding -
Thallman, R.M. 2008. Challenges and opportunities in variance component estimation for animal breeding [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Canadian Society of Animal Science Kennedy Conference on Quantitative Genetics and Animal Breeding, the Charles R. Henderson Lectureship in Statistics & Animal Breeding, August 11-12, 2008, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. 2008 CDROM.
Experimental selection for calving ease and postnatal growth in seven cattle populations. II. Phenotypic differences -
Bennett, G.L., Thallman, R.M., Snelling, W.M., Kuehn, L.A. 2008. Experimental selection for calving ease and postnatal growth in seven cattle populations. II. Phenotypic differences. Journal of Animal Science. 86(9):2103-2114.
Opportunities for collaborative phenotyping for disease resistance traits in a large beef cattle resource population -
Thallman, R.M., Kuehn, L.A., Allan, M.F., Bennett, G.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2008. Opportunities for collaborative phenotyping for disease resistance traits in a large beef cattle resource population. Developments in Biologicals. 132:327-330.
Increased calf production in cattle selected for twin ovulations -
Echternkamp, S.E., Thallman, R.M., Cushman, R.A., Allan, M.F., Gregory, K.E. 2007. Increased calf production in cattle selected for twin ovulations. Journal of Animal Science. 85(12):3239-3248.
Effects of ovulation rate and fetal number on fertility in twin-producing cattle -
Echternkamp, S.E., Cushman, R.A., Allan, M.F., Thallman, R.M., Gregory, K.E. 2007. Effects of ovulation rate and fetal number on fertility in twin-producing cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 85(12):3228-3238.
Opportunities for collaborative phenotyping for disease resistance traits in a large beef cattle resource population -
Thallman, R.M., Koohmaraie, M. 2007. Opportunities for collaborative phenotyping for disease resistance traits in a large beef cattle resource population [Abstract]. International Symposium on Animal Genomics for Animal Health, October 23-25, 2007, Paris, France. Page 52, Poster No. PA-057.
Cattle breed evaluation at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Centre and implications for commercial beef farmers -
Cundiff, L.V., Thallman, R.M., Van Vleck, L.D., Bennett, G.L., Morris, C.A. 2007. Cattle breed evaluation at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Centre and implications for commercial beef farmers. Proceedings New Zealand Society of Animal Production. 67:9-17.
Characterization of biological types of cattle (Cycle VII): Influence of postpartum interval and estrous cycle length on fertility -
Cushman, R.A., Allan, M.F., Thallman, R.M., Cundiff, L.V. 2007. Characterization of biological types of cattle (Cycle VII): Influence of postpartum interval and estrous cycle length on fertility. Journal of Animal Science. 85(9):2156-2162.
Mean EPDs reported by different breeds -
Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M. 2007. Mean EPDs reported by different breeds. Beef Improvement Federation 39th Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, June 6-9, 2007, Fort Collins, CO. p. 93-96.
Across-breed EPD tables for the year 2007 adjusted to breed differences for birth year of 2005 Reprint Icon -
Kuehn, L.A., Van Vleck, L.D., Thallman, R.M., Cundiff, L.V. 2007. Across-breed EPD tables for the year 2007 adjusted to breed differences for birth year of 2005. Beef Improvement Federation 39th Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, June 6-9, 2007, Fort Collins, CO. p. 74-92.
Influence of breed on postpartum interval and estrous cycle length in beef cattle -
Cushman, R.A., Allan, M.F., Thallman, R.M., Cundiff, L.V. 2007. Influence of breed on postpartum interval and estrous cycle length in beef cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 85 (Supplement 1):370. (Abstract #401)
Evaluating the Feasibility of Fitting Haplotype Effects as Random: Variance Component Estimation -
Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Leymaster, K.A. 2007. Evaluating the feasibility of fitting haplotype effects as random: Variance component estimation [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 85(Supplement 1):669-670. Abstract #945.
Validation of Commercial DNA Tests for Beef Quality Traits -
Dikeman, M.E., Van Eenennaam, A.L., Li, J., Thallman, R.M., Quaas, R.L., Gill, C., Franke, D.E., Thomas, M.G. 2007. Validation of commercial DNA tests for beef quality traits. In: Beef Cattle Research 2007. Report of Progress #978. Proceedings of the K-State Cattlemen's College, March 2, 2007, Manhattan, KS. p. 36-42.
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