J. Dairy Sci.

Improved accuracy of genomic prediction for dry matter intake of dairy cattle from combined European and Australian data sets
Y. de Haas*, M.P.L. Calus*, R.F. Veerkamp*, E. Wall†, M.P. Coffey†, H.D. Daetwyler‡, B.J. Hayes‡, §, #, J.E. Pryce‡, §
* Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen UR Livestock Research, PO Box 65, NL-8200 AB Lelystad, the Netherlands
† Sustainable Livestock Systems Group, Scottish Agricultural College, Easter Bush, Midlothian, EH25 9RG, United Kingdom
‡ Biosciences Research Division, Department of Primary Industries Victoria, 1 Park Drive, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia
§ Dairy Futures Cooperative Research Centre, Victoria 3083, Australia. # La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
Journal of Dairy Science, 2012, (full citation to follow). Abstract

Association of total-mixed-ration chemical composition with milk, fat, and protein yield lactation curves at the individual level
M. Caccamo*,  R.F. Veerkamp†, G. Licitra*, ‡, R. Petriglieri*, F. La Terra*, A. Pozzebon*, J.D. Ferguson§
* CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, 97100 Ragusa, Italy
† Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen UR Livestock Research, PO Box 65, 8200 AB Lelystad, the Netherlands
‡ Dipartimento di Scienze delle Produzioni Agrarie e Alimentari (DISPA), Agriculture Faculty, 95123 Catania University, Catania, Italy
§ School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104
Journal of dairy science 13 August 2012 (Article in Press DOI: 10.3168/jds.2011-4148). Abstract

Comparative evaluation of a new lactation curve model for pasture-based Holstein-Friesian dairy cows
S.A. Adediran*, 1, D.A. Ratkowsky*, D.J. Donaghy†, 2, A.E.O. Malau-Aduli*,
* Animal Science and Genetics, School of Agricultural Science/Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 54 Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
† Dairy Research Centre, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, PO Box 3532 Burnie, TAS 7320, Australia
Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 95, Issue 9, September 2012, Pages 5344–5356. Abstract