Female fertility in French dairy breeds: current situation and strategies for improvement

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Barbat, Anne; Le Mézec, Pascale; Ducrocq, Vincent; Mattalia, Sophie; Fritz, Sébastien; Boichard, Didier; Ponsart, Claire; Humblot, Patrice; (2010)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1262/jrd.1056S15
  • Subject: dairy cattle;fertility;genetic selection;phenotyping;reproductive genomic | bovin | vache | bovin laitier | reproduction animale | banque de données | fertilité animale | expression génique

In most countries where genetic selection for milk production has been conducted, a continuous degradation of reproductive performances has been observed in dairy cattle. This paper describes the phenotypic evolution of fertility traits in France for the main 3 dairy br... View more
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