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Sequencing Brown Swiss cattle: GWAS and genomic prediction based on sequence data

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Frischknecht, Mirjam; Flury, Christine; Signer-Hasler, Heidi; Stricker, Christian; Garrick, Dorian; Bieber, Anna; Seefried, Franz R.; Bapst, Beat and Gredler, Birgit (2016) Sequencing Brown Swiss cattle: GWAS and genomic prediction based on sequence data. In: Proceedings Mondial Brune. 6-10 April 2016, Mende, Lozère, France, pp. 56-58.

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Summary

We investigated the basis for variation of several fertility traits in Brown Swiss cattle. This was done using imputed whole-genome sequences. We identified a region on chromosome 17 that was associated with several fertility traits. This region is though likely to affect several fertility traits and should be looked at in more detail because of its likely influence in the accuracies of during genomic prediction.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:cattle, Brown Swiss, animal breeding, fertility
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englishcattle breedshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_c5f298d3
Englishfertilityhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2862
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Dairy cattle
Animal husbandry > Breeding and genetics
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > Switzerland
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal Husbandry and Breeding
Switzerland > Other organizations
Deposited By: Bieber, Anna
ID Code:38537
Deposited On:29 Oct 2020 11:46
Last Modified:29 Oct 2020 12:40
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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