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Record number 395304
Title Wenselijkheid en mogelijkheden voor het fokken van hoornloze koeien : fase 2 = Desirability and opportunities for breeding polled cattle : phase 2
Author(s) Windig, J.J.; Hoving-Bolink, A.H.; Veerkamp, R.F.
Source Lelystad : Animal Sciences Group (Rapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research 346) - 27
Department(s) Wageningen Livestock Research
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2010
Keyword(s) rundveehouderij - rundvee - onthoornen - dierenwelzijn - fokdoelen - cattle husbandry - cattle - dehorning - animal welfare - breeding aims
Categories Cattle / Animal Health and Welfare
Abstract Alternatives for dehorning are being sought in a set up of a breeding program taking into account demands of farmers, breeding organizations and society. This entailed balancing the speed of fixation of polledness, genetic gain in other traits and inbreeding rates. Risks have been investigated and several scenario's will be presented.
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