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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Genetic Research to Enhance Efficient and Sustainable Production of Beef Cattle and Sheep

Location: Genetics, Breeding, & Animal Health

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Effects of maternal lines and mating systems on susceptibility to parasitism in a pasture-lambing, low-input production system - (Abstract Only)
(24-Mar-15)
Genetic variance and covariance components for feed intake, average daily gain, and postweaning gain in growing beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
(16-Dec-14)
Genetic effects on birth weight in reciprocal Brahman-Simmental crossbred calves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(01-Dec-14)
Incidence of infection in 39-month-old ewes with TMEM154 diplotypes "1 1," "1 3," and "3 3" after natural exposure to ovine progressive pneumonia virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leymaster, K.A., Chitko-McKown, C.G., Heaton, M.P. 2015. Incidence of infection in 39-month-old ewes with TMEM154 diplotypes "1 1," "1 3," and "3 3" after natural exposure to ovine progressive pneumonia virus. Journal of Animal Science. 93(1):41-45.
CAPN1, CAST, and DGAT1 genetic effects on preweaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in a beef cattle population selected for haplotype and allele equalization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tait, R.G., Jr., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Keele, J.W., Casas, E., Smith, T.P., Bennett, G.L. 2014. CAPN1, CAST, and DGAT1 genetic effects on preweaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in a beef cattle population selected for haplotype and allele equalization. Journal of Animal Science. 92(12):5382-5393.
Use of ultrasound scanning and BCS to evaluate composition traits in mature beef cows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(07-Jul-14)
Large effects on birth weight follow inheritance pattern consistent with gametic imprinting and X chromosome - (Proceedings)
Thallman, R.M., Dillon, J.A., Sanders, J.O., Herring, A.D., Riley, D.G. 2014. Large effects on birth weight follow inheritance pattern consistent with gametic imprinting and X chromosome. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 17-22, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Paper No. 245. Available: https://asas.org/wcgalp-proceedings.
Selection enhanced estimates of µ-calpain, calpastatin, and dacylglycerol O-acyltransferase 1 genetic effects on pre-weaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in composite ... cattle - (Proceedings)
Tait Jr, R.G., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Keele, J.W., Casas, E., Smith, T.P.L., Bennett, G.L. 2014. Selection enhanced estimates of µ-calpain, calpastatin, and dacylglycerol O-acyltransferase 1 genetic effects on pre-weaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in composite MARC III beef cattle. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 17-22, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Paper No. 232. Available: https://asas.org/wcgalp-proceedings.
Is there a genetic solution to bovine respiratory disease complex? - (Proceedings)
Kuehn, L.A., Leach, R.J., McDaneld, T.G., Keele, J.W., Chitko-Mckown, C.G., Jones, S., Thallman, R.M. 2014. Is there a genetic solution to bovine respiratory disease complex? In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 17-22, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Paper No. 106. https://asas.org/wcgalp-proceedings.
Use of robust multivariate linear mixed models for estimation of genetic parameters for carcass traits in beef cattle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peters, S.O., Kizilkaya, K., Garrick, D.J., Fernando, R.L., Pollak, E.J., Enns,R.M., De Donato, M., Ajayi, O.O., Imumorin, I.G. 2014. Use of robust multivariate linear mixed models for estimation of genetic parameters for carcass traits in beef cattle. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. 131(6):504-512.
Calpastatin and µ-calpain differ in their control of genotype specific residual variance of beef tenderness in Angus and MARC III steers - (Abstract Only)
(22-Mar-14)
Effects of functional polymorphisms on beef carcass merit - (Abstract Only)
(22-Mar-14)
µ-Calpain, calpastatin, and growth hormone receptor genetic effects on preweaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in Angus cattle selected to increase minor haplotype ... frequencies     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tait Jr, R.G., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Casas, E., Thallman, R.M., Smith, T.P., Bennett, G.L. 2014. µ-Calpain, calpastatin, and growth hormone receptor genetic effects on preweaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in Angus cattle selected to increase minor haplotype and allele frequencies. Journal of Animal Science. 92(2):456-466.
Beef cattle body temperature during climatic stress: a genome-wide association study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Howard, J.T., Kachman, S.D., Snelling, W.M., Pollak, E.J., Ciobanu, D.C., Kuehn, L.A., Spangler, M.L. 2014. Beef cattle body temperature during climatic stress: a genome-wide association study. International Journal of Biometeorology. 58(7):1665-1672.
Effects of TMEM154 haplotypes 1 and 3 on susceptibility to ovine progressive pneumonia virus following natural exposure in sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leymaster, K.A., Chitko-McKown, C.G., Clawson, M.L., Harhay, G.P., Heaton, M.P. 2013. Effects of TMEM154 haplotypes 1 and 3 on susceptibility to ovine progressive pneumonia virus following natural exposure in sheep. Journal of Animal Science. 91(11):5114-5121.
Breed x sex effects on birth weight in Brahman-Simmental embryo transfer calves - (Abstract Only)
(26-Apr-13)
Genetic relationships among milk production and teat and udder scores in cows sired by seven prominent beef cattle breeds - (Abstract Only)
(28-Feb-13)
CAPN1 and GDF8 genetic marker effects on heifer performance, reproduction, and first calf performance traits in beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
(24-Feb-13)
Genetic effects of GDF8 and CAPN1 for carcass and meat traits - (Abstract Only)
(23-Feb-13)
Development and applications of low-cost, high-throughput genotyping - (Abstract Only)
Thallman, R.M., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Curry, J.D., Fofanov, V.Y., Koshinsky, H. 2013. Development and applications of low-cost, high-throughput genotyping [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91(Supplement 2):20. Abstract No. O063.
Estimation of genetic marker effects for CAPN1, CAST, and GHR on carcass quality traits in Angus cattle selected to increase minor marker frequencies - (Abstract Only)
Tait Jr, R.G., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Casas, E., Thallman, R.M., Smith, T.P., Bennett, G.L. 2013. Estimation of genetic marker effects for CAPN1, CAST, and GHR on carcass quality traits in Angus cattle selected to increase minor marker frequencies [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91(Supplement 2):62-63. Abstract No. O186.
Low density marker assays (LDMA) for high throughput, highly multiplexed detection, CNV, methylation, and expression assays - (Abstract Only)
Curry, J.D., Dier, P., Shin, M., Nguyen, J., Bulsara, N., Thallman, R.M., Fofanov, V.Y., Koshinsky, H. 2013. Low density marker assays (LDMA) for high throughput, highly multiplexed detection, CNV, methylation, and expression assays [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XXI Conference. Poster Abstract No. P0090.
Low-cost genotyping by next generation sequencing: Next generation genotyping - (Abstract Only)
Curry, J.D., Snelling, W.M., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Dier, P., Shin, M., Nguyen, J., Bulsara, N., Thallman, R.M., Fofanov, V.Y., Koshinsky, H. 2013. Low-cost genotyping by next generation sequencing: Next generation genotyping [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XXI Conference. Poster Abstract No. P0525.
Development of low-cost, high-throughput genotyping to complement SNP discovery by individual animal whole-genome sequencing - (Abstract Only)
Thallman, R.M., Snelling, W.M., Curry, J.D., Smith, T.P., Kalbfleisch, T.S., Kuehn, L.A., McDaneld, T.G., Bennett, G.L., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Fofanov, V.Y., Koshinsky, H., Pollak, E.J. 2013. Development of low-cost, high-throughput genotyping to complement SNP discovery by individual animal whole-genome sequencing [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XXI Conference. Workshop Abstract No. W146.
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