Advances in breeding of dairy cattle

Advances in breeding of dairy cattle

Prof. Julius van der Werf, Prof. Jennie E. Pryce, Dr Allison Fleming, Dr Tatiane Chud, Dr Luiz Brito


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  • Particular focus on the challenges in breeding and lack of genetic diversity in modern dairy cattle
  • Explores ways of improving non-production traits in cattle for more sustainable production
  • Detailed review of advances in genomic selection (GS), such as functional annotation and use of sequence variants to improve genomic prediction, and genetic evaluation (GE), including the use of ssGBLUP and multi-trait across-country evaluation (MACE)