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)
  • Publisher: Society for Reproduction and Development
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1262/jrd.1056S15
  • Subject: [ SDV ] Life Sciences [q-bio] | banque de données | dairy cattle;fertility;genetic selection;phenotyping;reproductive genomic | genetic selection | fertility | reproduction animale | reproductive genomic | phenotyping | fertilité animale | bovin laitier | dairy cattle | bovin | expression génique | vache

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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