J. Anim Sci.

Genetic parameters for androstenone, skatole, indole, and human nose scores as measures of boar taint and their relationship with finishing traits
J. J. Windig*,2, H. A. Mulder*, J. ten Napel*, E. F. Knol, P. K. Mathur and R. E. Crump*,†
*Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen UR Livestock Research, P.O. Box 65, 8200 AB Lelystad, the Netherlands
IPG, Institute for Pig Genetics B.V., P.O. Box 43, 6640 AA, Beuningen, the Netherlands
2Corresponding author
J. Anim Sci. 2012; 90:2120-2129.  Abstract

Genetic parameters for racing records in trotters using linear and generalized linear models
M. Suontama*,§,2, J.H.J. van der Werf§, J. Juga* and M. Ojala*
*University of Helsinki, Department of Agricultural Sciences, P.O. Box 28, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
§University of New England, School of Environmental and Rural Science, Armidale, Australia
2Corresponding author
J. Anim Sci. 2012;  10.2527/jas.2011-4526  Abstract

Direct and associative effects for androstenone and genetic correlations with backfat and growth in entire male pigs
N. Duijvesteijn*,†,2, E.F. Knol* and P. Bijma
*Institute for Pig Genetics (IPG), P.O. Box 43, 6640 AA Beuningen, the Netherlands; and
Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen University, PO Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, the Netherlands
2Corresponding author
J. Anim Sci. 2012; 90:2465-2475.  Abstract

Genomic-polygenic evaluation of Angus-Brahman multibreed cattle for feed efficiency and postweaning growth using the Illumina 3K chip
M. A. Elzo*,2, G. C. Lamb, D. D. Johnson*, M. G. Thomas, I. Misztal§, D. O. Rae#, C. A. Martinez*, J. G. Wasdin* and J. D. Driver*
*Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611
North Florida Research and Education Center, University of Florida, Marianna 32446
Department of Animal and Range Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces 88003
§Department of Animal and Dairy Science, University of Georgia, Athens 30602; and
#Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611
2Corresponding author
J. Anim Sci. 2012; 90:2488-2497.  Abstract

Production and processing studies on calpain-system gene markers for beef tenderness: Consumer assessments of eating quality
D. L. Robinson*,†,2, L. M. Cafe*,†, B. L. McIntyre*,‡, G. H. Geesink*,§, W. Barendse*,#, D. W. Pethick*,‖, J. M. Thompson*,§, R. Polkinghorne and P. L. Greenwood*,†
*Australian Cooperative Research Centre for Beef Genetic Technologies, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, Beef Industry Centre, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales 2351, Australia
Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, South Perth, WA 6151, Australia
§Department of Meat Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia
#Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Livestock Industries, Queensland Bioscience Precinct, St Lucia, Qld 4067, Australi
School of Veterinary and Biomedical Science, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
Marrinya Agricultural Enterprises, Wuk Wuk, Vic. 3875, Australia
2Corresponding autho
J. Anim Sci. 2012; 90:2850-2860.  Abstract