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Session 50. Analysis of longitudinal data

Date: 28 August 2014; 14:00 - 18:00 hours
Chairperson: H. Mulder

Theatre Session 50

14.00 Genetic and genomic analysis of longitudinal egg-production data in laying hens
Invited A. Wolc, J. Arango, P. Settar, J.E. Fulton, N.P. O'Sullivan, D.J. Garrick, R. Fernando and J.C.M. Dekkers

14.45 Random regression analyses using Legendre polynomial to model body weight growth in mink
M. Shirali, V.H. Nielsen, S.H. Mřller and J. Jensen

15.15 Genetic evaluation of lamb survival in the conditions of the Czech Republic
M. Milerski, J. Schmidová and L. Vostrý

15.30 EBV trend validation for survival traits from a linear six-trait model in German dairy cattle
J. Wiebelitz, F. Reinhardt, H. Täubert, Z. Liu, M. Erbe and H. Simianer


16.15 Statistical tools to dissect the genetic architecture of longitudinal data
Invited M.J. Sillanpää

17.00 Double hierarchical generalized linear models for micro-sensitivity in daily feed intake
A.B. Strathe, T. Mark, B. Nielsen, D.N. Do, H.N. Kadarmideen and J. Jensen

17.30 Use of carbon dioxide as a breath marker
J. Madsen


Poster Session 50

Effects of season, parity and herd size on reproductive performance in Japanese Black cattle
Y. Sasaki, M. Uematsu and M. Sueyoshi

Estimation of genetic covariance functions using random regression test-day models
D.C.B. Scalez, S. König, H.H.R. Neves, E. Gernand, D.F. Cardoso and S.A. Queiroz

Relationship between conformation traits and longevity in Slovak Simmental cows
E. Strapáková, J. Candrák and A. Trakovická

Genetic analysis of litter size in different sheep breeds using linear and threshold model
J. Schmidova, M. Milerski, A. Svitakova and L. Vostry

Evaluation of growth records of bulls from two different station tests using linear splines
A. Svitáková, Z. Veselá, J. Schmidová and L. Vostrý

Cross-sectional and longitudinal study on udder conformation measures in sows
A. Balzani, H.J. Cordell and S.A. Edwards

Analyses of calving interval in SA Holstein cows using random regression models
M.D. Fair, F.W.C. Neser and J.B. Van Wyk