VALIDATION OF DNA TEST FOR HIP DYSPLASIA FAILED IN DANISH LABRADOR RETRIEVERS

Summary Canine hip dysplasia is characterized by poor hip joint conformation and laxity. The disease is a complex trait influenced...

SNP DISCOVERY AND POPULATION STRUCTURE ANALYSIS IN LASSI AND MARECHA CAMEL BREEDS USING A GENOTYPING BY SEQUENCING METHOD

Summary Pakistani camels have been classified socio‐geographically into 20 breeds, but they have not yet been subjected to substantial...

 
 
 

ASSESSMENT OF THE FAM174A 11G ALLELE AS A RISK ALLELE FOR EQUINE METABOLIC SYNDROME

Summary An 11G nucleotide repeat in the 3′ UTR of FAM174A was recently postulated as a risk allele with a dominant mode of inheritance...

BREED DIFFERENCE AND REGULATORY ROLE OF CRTC3 IN PORCINE INTRAMUSCULAR ADIPOCYTE

Summary The cAMP responsive element binding protein ‐regulated transcription coactivator 3 is a member of the CRTC protein family and...

 
 
 

A 51 BP INDEL POLYMORPHISM WITHIN THE PTH1R GENE IS SIGNIFICANTLY ASSOCIATED WITH CHICKEN GROWTH AND CARCASS TRAITS

Summary Parathyroid hormone is a crucial regulator of calcium homeostasis and bone remodeling, and the parathyroid hormone 1 receptor...

DISCOVERY OF SELECTION‐DRIVEN GENETIC DIFFERENCES OF DUROC, LANDRACE, AND YORKSHIRE PIG BREEDS BY EIGENGWAS AND FST ANALYSES

Summary Pigs are one of the earliest domesticated animals and multiple breeds have been developed to meet the various demands of consumers....

 
 
 

ENDANGERED PINZGAUER CATTLE SUBTYPE JOCHBERGER HUMMEL ARE GENETICALLY DISTINCT

Summary Autochthonous cattle breeds are an important part of cultural heritage and reservoir of genetic diversity. Usually, such breeds...

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COMBINED MULTIVARIATE FACTOR ANALYSIS AND GWAS FOR MILK FATTY ACIDS TRAIT IN COMISANA SHEEP BREED

 
 
 

PROFESSOR JUN REN - IN MEMORIAM

EXPRESSION PROFILES OF GROWTH‐RELATED GENES IN TWO NILE TILAPIA STRAINS AND THEIR CROSSBRED PROVIDE INSIGHTS INTO INTROGRESSIVE BREEDING EFFECTS

Summary The Nile tilapia is a prominent farmed fish in aquaculture worldwide. Crossbreeding has recently been carried out between the...

 
 
 

GENETIC DISSECTION OF REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF DAIRY COWS UNDER HEAT STRESS

Summary Heat stress negatively impacts the reproductive performance of dairy cows. The main objective of this study was to dissect...

GENOME‐WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDIES FOR THE NUMBER OF TEATS AND TEAT ASYMMETRY PATTERNS IN LARGE WHITE PIGS

Summary The number of teats is a morphological trait that influences the mothering ability of the sows and thus their reproduction...

 
 
 

HETEROPATERNAL SUPERFECUNDATION FREQUENTLY OCCURS IN MULTIPLE‐BEARING MOB‐MATED SHEEP

Summary Heteropaternal superfecundation may be defined as the fertilisation of two or more ova during the same oestrus cycle as a result...

INTEGRATION OF WHOLE‐GENOME DNA METHYLATION DATA WITH RNA SEQUENCING DATA TO IDENTIFY MARKERS FOR BULL FERTILITY

Summary Predicting bull fertility prior to breeding is a current challenge for the dairy industry. The use of molecular biomarkers...

 
 
 

A MISSENSE MUTATION IN ASIP IS ASSOCIATED WITH LIGHT POINT VARIATION IN DONKEYS

IDENTIFICATION OF GENETIC EFFECTS AND POTENTIAL CAUSAL POLYMORPHISMS OF CPM GENE IMPACTING MILK FATTY ACID TRAITS IN CHINESE HOLSTEIN

Summary Our previous GWAS revealed 83 significant SNPs and 20 promising candidate genes associated with milk fatty acid traits in dairy...

 
 
 

MITOCHONDRIAL SEQUENCE‐BASED EVOLUTIONARY ANALYSIS OF RIVERINE-SWAMP HYBRID BUFFALOES OF INDIA INDICATES NOVEL MATERNAL DIFFERENTIATION AND DOMESTICATION PATTERNS

Summary In this study, mitochondrial D‐loop sequence data on riverine, swamp and hybrid buffaloes from India have been generated and...

COLOUR‐SIDEDNESS IN GLOUCESTER CATTLE IS ASSOCIATED WITH A COMPLEX STRUCTURAL VARIANT IMPACTING REGULATORY ELEMENTS DOWNSTREAM OF KIT

Summary Colour‐sidedness is a striking coat colour pattern found in a number of cattle breeds, typically characterised by a white stripe...

 
 
 



Officers Line Up For Police Dog's Last Ride Ever

Officers Line Up For Police Dog's Last Ride Ever

A dog police officer obviously sounds cute , but the fact is these amazing animals are valuable members of their team. Dax, a 13-year-old German Shepherd, served the Ashland... Read more ...

Puppy Has Ongoing Dispute With The Quaker Oats Man

Puppy Has Ongoing Dispute With The Quaker Oats Man

Opal the Basset Hound puppy is usually very brave. However, she's also very mischievous. She likes to explore and cause trouble. Her family had a hard time keeping her in her... Read more ...

Woman Adopts Special Needs Dogs To Honor Late German Shepherd

Woman Adopts Special Needs Dogs To Honor Late German Shepherd

Sadly, special needs dogs are often the hardest dogs to find homes for. Many dog lovers are worried that these dogs will cost them too much time and money. However, Tracy... Read more ...

Some of America's Avian Treasures

Some of America's Avian Treasures

North America is home to many amazing bird species, including several which require a special effort to see and appreciate. These birds also invite one to sites that are unique... Read more ...

Shorebird chat

Shorebird chat

Last Saturday, May 16th, it was a three tide day, so there was very little tidal movement. On our biggest tides in Broome there is almost ten metres of tidal movement. That is... Read more ...

May Warblers, Costa Rican Style

May Warblers, Costa Rican Style

May migration is legendary. It's when Biggest Week happens, in many places, the fifth month is when it gets truly warm, when we can forget about winter. For myself and surely... Read more ...