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Ethical aspects with regard to productivity and adaptability in dairy cattle breeding systems

Bieber, Anna (2014) Ethical aspects with regard to productivity and adaptability in dairy cattle breeding systems. Paper at: Fourth LowInputBreeds Symposium, Newcastle University, UK, 14-15 April, 2014. [Unpublished]

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- Definitions productivity and adaptability
- Brief history of goals in dairy breeding (I)
- Brief history of goals in dairy breeding (II)
- Trade-off of high productivity
- Main challenge in dairy cattle: productivity versus animal welfare
- Declining adaptability of modern dairy cows
- How to improve traits related to adaptability through breeding?
- Can genomic selection contribute to balance productivity and traits related to adapatability in dairy cattle breeding?
- Potential of our findings to contribute to the right balance between productivity and adaptability
- Concerns related to genomic selection


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:dairy cattle, animal breeding, LowInputBreeds
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englishcattlehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1391
Englishbreedinghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_49902
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Dairy cattle
Animal husbandry > Breeding and genetics
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Animal breeding
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Cattle
European Union > LowInputBreeds > SP 1: Dairy and meat cattle
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:222623
Related Links:http://www.lowinputbreeds.org/home.html
Deposited By: Bieber, Anna
ID Code:38366
Deposited On:02 Dec 2020 09:23
Last Modified:02 Dec 2020 09:23
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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