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Georgios Banos

Prof

  • Easter Bush, Roslin Institute Building

    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

20032021
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Research Output 2003 2019

2019
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Current situations of animal data recording, dairy improvement infrastructure, human capacity and strategic issues affecting dairy production in sub-Saharan Africa

Opoola, O., Mrode, R., Banos, G., Ojango, J., Banga, C., Simm, G. & Chagunda, M. G. G., Jul 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 51, 6, p. 1699-1705 7 p.

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Africa South of the Sahara
Livestock
Breeding
Milk
Capacity Building

Empirical and dynamic approaches for modelling the yield and N content of European grasslands

Dellar, M., Topp, CFE., Pardo, G., del Prado, A., Fitton, N., Holmes, D., Banos, G. & Wall, E., 14 Oct 2019, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 122, 104562.

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grassland
modeling
Dynamic models
climatic region
Nitrogen
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Farmer-preferred traits in smallholder dairy farming systems in Tanzania

Chawala, AR., Banos, G., Peters, A. & Chagunda, MGG., Jul 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 51, 6, p. 1337-1344 8 p.

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Tanzania
dairy farming
farming systems
farmers
feed requirements

Genetic parameters of colostrum traits in Holstein dairy cows

Soufleri, A., Banos, G., Panousis, N., Fletouris, D., Arsenos, G. & Valergakis, GE., 25 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

colostrum
Holstein
dairy cows
calving
total solids

Impact of polymorphisms at the PRNP locus on the performance of dairy goats reared under low-input pastoral farming systems

Vouraki, S., Gelasakis, A. I., Ekateriniadou, L. V., Banos, G. & Arsenios, G., 1 May 2019, In : Small Ruminant Research. 174, p. 77-82 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dairy goats
udders
farming systems
genetic polymorphism
loci

Quantitative trait loci mapping for lameness associated phenotypes in Holstein Friesian dairy cattle

Sánchez-Molano, E., Bay, V., Smith, R., Oikonomou, G. & Banos, G., 4 Oct 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 926.

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Quantitative Trait Loci
Hyperplasia
Digital Dermatitis
Dairying
Phenotype

The genetic architecture of bovine telomere length in early-life and association with animal fitness

Ilska-Warner, JJ., Psifidi, A., Seeker, LA., Wilbourn, R. V., Underwood, S. L., Fairlie, J., Whitelaw, B., Nussey, D. H., Coffey, MP. & Banos, G., 25 Oct 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 1048.

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Telomere
Biomarkers
Domestic Animals
Survival
Health
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

A meta-analysis on the effects of climate change on the yield and quality of European pastures

Dellar, M., Topp, CFE., Banos, G. & Wall, E., 7 Jul 2018, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 265, p. 413 - 420 8 p.

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meta-analysis
pastures
climate change
shrubs
forbs
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Association of plasma microRNA expression with age, genetic background and functional traits in dairy cattle

Ioannidis, J., Sanchez-Molano, E., Psifidi, A., Donadeu, FX. & Banos, G., 28 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 12955.

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microRNA
genetic background
dairy cattle
genetic lines
cows
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Bovine telomere dynamics and the association between telomere length and productive lifespan

Seeker, LA., Ilska, JJ., Psifidi, A., Wilbourn, RV., Underwood, SL., Fairlie, J., Holland, R., Froy, H., Salvo-Chirnside, E., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Nussey, DH. & Banos, G., 24 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 12748.

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telomeres
leukocytes
cattle
heritability
livestock
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Can we breed cattle for lower bovine TB infectivity?

Tsairidou, S., Allen, A., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Anacleto, O., Byrne, A. W., Skuce, R. A., Glass, E. J., Woolliams, J. A. & Doeschl-Wilson, AB., 7 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, December, 8 p., 310.

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cattle breeds
bovine tuberculosis
pathogenicity
cattle
breeding
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Evaluation of reference lactation length in Chios dairy sheep

Basdagianni, Z., Sinapis, E. & Banos, G., 26 Apr 2018, In : Animal. 13, 1, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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Chios (sheep breed)
dairy sheep
lactation
milk yield
correlated responses
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic profile of scrapie codons 146, 211 and 222 in the PRNP gene locus in three breeds of dairy goats

Vouraki, S., Gelasakis, AI., Alexandri, P., Boukouvala, E., Ekateriniadou, LV., Banos, G. & Arsenos, G., 7 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 7 p., 0198819.

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scrapie
dairy goats
codons
Damascus (goat breed)
breeds

Genome-wide associations of immune-associated traits in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Banos, G., Tolkamp, A., Coe, JE., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., Feb 2018.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Genomic diversity and population structure of three autochthonous Greek sheep breeds assessed with genome-wide DNA arrays

Michailidou, S., Tsangaris, G., Fthenakis, GC., Tzora, A., Skoufos, I., Karkabounas, SC., Banos, G., Argiriou, A. & Arsenos, G., 25 Jan 2018, In : Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 293, 3, p. 753 - 768 16 p.

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sheep breeds
population structure
breeds
genomics
genome
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Heterosis in cattle crossbreeding schemes in tropical regions: meta-analysis of effects of breed combination, trait type, and climate on level of heterosis

Bunning, H., Wall, E., Chagunda, MGG., Banos, G. & Simm, G., 20 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 97, 1, p. 29-34 6 p.

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body conformation
heterosis
meta-analysis
tropics
breeds

Immune-associated traits measured in milk as proxies for blood serum measurements in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Coffey, MP., Russell, G., Banos, G. & Wall, E., Apr 2018.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Immune-associated traits measured in milk of Holstein-Friesian cows as proxies for blood serum measurements

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., 29 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 11, p. 10248 - 10258 11 p.

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blood serum
Holstein
cows
milk
haptoglobins
2 Citations (Scopus)
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Impact of genetic selection for increased cattle resistance to bovine tuberculosis on disease transmission dynamics

Raphaka, K., Sanchez-Molano, E., Tsairidou, S., Anacleto, O., Glass, EJ., Woolliams, JA., Doeschl-Wilson, A. & Banos, G., 1 Oct 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 14 p., 237.

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bovine tuberculosis
disease transmission
cattle
United Kingdom
selection intensity
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Longitudinal changes in telomere length and associated genetic parameters in dairy cattle analysed using random regression models

Seeker, LA., Ilska, JJ., Psifidi, A., Wilbourn, RV., Underwood, SL., Fairlie, J., Holland, R., Froy, H., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Nussey, DH. & Banos, G., 13 Feb 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 2, 3 p., e0192864.

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telomeres
dairy cattle
leukocytes
genetic correlation
heritability
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms variation associated with important economic and computed tomography measured traits in Texel sheep

Garza Hernandez, D., Mucha, S., Banos, G., Kaseja, K., Moore, KL., Lambe, NR., Yates, J. & Bunger, L., 17 Oct 2017, In : Animal. 12, 5, p. 915 - 922 8 p.

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Texel
computed tomography
single nucleotide polymorphism
sheep
economics
5 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating genetic and phenotypic parameters of cellular immune-associated traits in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., 26 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 4, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

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dairy cows
T-lymphocytes
genetic traits
body weight
fetal death
5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Genomic regions underlying susceptibility to bovine tuberculosis in Holstein-Friesian cattle

Raphaka, K., Matika, O., Sanchez-Molano, E., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Riggio, V., Glass, EJ., Woolliams, JA., Bishop, SC. & Banos, G., 23 Mar 2017, In : BMC Genetics. 18, 27

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Bovine Tuberculosis
Phenotype
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Skin Tests
Autopsy
2 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Herd-specific random regression carcass profiles for beef cattle after adjustment for animal genetic merit

Englishby, TM., Moore, KL., Berry, DP., Coffey, MP. & Banos, G., 7 Mar 2017, In : Meat Science. 129, p. 188 - 196 9 p.

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genetic merit
animal genetics
beef cattle
herds
finishing
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Phenotypic and genetic parameters for selected production and reproduction traits of Mpwapwa cattle in low-input production systems

Chawala, AR., Banos, G., Komwihangilo, DM., Peters, A. & Chagunda, MGG., 5 May 2017, In : South African Journal of Animal Science. 47, 3, p. 307 - 319 13 p.

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production technology
lactation
milk yield
cattle
calving interval

Relationships of cellular immune-associated traits with health, fertility and production in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., Apr 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

9 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

The genomic architecture of mastitis resistance in dairy sheep

Banos, G., Bramis, G., Bush, SJ., Clark, EL., McCulloch, MB., Smith, J., Schulze, G., Arsenos, G., Hume, DA. & Psifidi, A., 16 Aug 2017, In : BMC Genomics. 18, 624, 624.

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dairy sheep
mastitis
genomics
Chios (sheep breed)
milk
6 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Variants in the 3'UTR of the ovine Acetyl-Coenzyme A Acyltranferase 2 gene are associated with dairy traits and exhibit differential allelic expression

Miltiadou, D., Hager-Theodorides, AL., Symeou, S., Constantinou, C., Psifidi, A., Banos, G. & Tzamaloukas, O., 16 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 8, p. 6285 - 6297 13 p.

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acetyl coenzyme A
acyltransferases
3' untranslated regions
dairies
sheep
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)
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A practical approach to detect ancestral haplotypes in livestock populations

Sanchez-Molano, E., Tsiokos, D., Chatziplis, D., Jorjani, H., Degano, L., Diaz, C., Rossoni, A., Schwarzenbacher, H., Seefried, F., Varona, L., Vicario, D., Nicolazzi, EL. & Banos, G., 24 Jun 2016, In : BMC Genetics. 17, 91

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haplotypes
livestock
Simmental
population dynamics
chromosomes
14 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic analysis of carcass traits in beef cattle using random regression models

Englishby, TM., Banos, G., Moore, KL., Coffey, MP., Evans, RD. & Berry, DP., 2016, In : Journal of Animal Science. 94, 4, p. 1354 - 1364 11 p.

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carcass characteristics
beef cattle
genetic techniques and protocols
age at slaughter
carcass weight
6 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic evaluation for bovine tuberculosis resistance in dairy cattle

Banos, G., Winters, M., Mrode, R., Mitchell, AP., Bishop, SC., Woolliams, JA. & Coffey, MP., 9 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 2, p. 1272 - 1281 10 p.

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bovine tuberculosis
dairy cattle
skin tests
necropsy
heritability
5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic parameters of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium serum concentrations during the first eight days after calving in Holstein cows

Tsiamadis, V., Banos, G., Panousis, N., Kritsepi-Konstantinou, M., Arsenos, G. & Valergakis, GE., 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 7, p. 5535 - 5544 10 p.

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blood serum
calving
magnesium
Holstein
potassium
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic parameters of subclinical macromineral disorders and major clinical diseases in post parturient Holstein cows

Tsiamadis, V., Banos, G., Panousis, N., Kritsepi-Konstantinou, M., Arsenos, G. & Valergakis, GE., 7 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 11, p. 4 - 7 4 p.

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Holstein
cows
milk fever
parity (reproduction)
hypomagnesemia
13 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Genome-wide association studies of immune, disease and production traits in indigenous chicken ecotypes

Psifidi, A., Banos, G., Matika, O., Desta, TT., Bettridge, J., Hume, DA., Dessie, T., Christley, R., Wigley, P., Hanotte, O. & Kaiser, P., 29 Sep 2016, In : Genetics Selection Evolution. 48, 74

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ecotypes
infectious diseases
fowl typhoid
fowl cholera
chickens
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Genomic-based optimum contribution in conservation and genetic improvement programs with antagonistic fitness and productivity traits

Sanchez-Molano, E., Pong-Wong, R. & Banos, G., 24 Feb 2016, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 7, 25, p. 1 - 9

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genetic improvement
inbreeding depression
genomics
inbreeding
kinship
13 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Method specific calibration corrects for DNA extraction method effects on relative telomere length measurements by quantitative PCR

Seeker, LA., Holland, R., Underwood, S., Fairlie, J., Psifidi, A., Ilska, JJ., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Banos, G. & Nussey, DH., 10 Oct 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11 (10), e0164046

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telomeres
Telomere
Calibration
quantitative polymerase chain reaction
calibration
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Short communication: Identification of variation in the ovine prolactin gene of Chios sheep with a cost effective sequence based typing assay

Miltiadou, D., Orford, M., Symeou, S. & Banos, G., 21 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 2, p. 1290 - 1294 5 p.

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Chios (sheep breed)
prolactin
animal communication
single nucleotide polymorphism
sheep
12 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

The genomic architecture of resistance to Campylobacter jejuni intestinal colonisation in chickens

Psifidi, A., Fife, M., Howell, J., Matika, O., van Diemen, PM., Kuo, R., Smith, J., Hocking, PM., Salmon, N., Jones, MA., Hume, DA., Banos, G., Stevens, MP. & Kaiser, P., 18 Apr 2016, In : BMC Genomics. 17, p. 293 - 310 18 p.

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Campylobacter jejuni
Campylobacter
quantitative trait loci
chickens
genomics
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

Association of lameness with milk yield and lactation curves in Chios dairy ewes

Gelasakis, A., Arsenos, G., Valergakis, GE. & Banos, G., 4 Feb 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Research. 82, 2, p. 193 - 199 7 p.

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Chios (sheep breed)
lactation curve
dairy sheep
lameness
milk yield
42 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Comparison of eleven methods for genomic DNA extraction suitable for large-scale whole-genome genotyping and long-term DNA banking using blood samples

Psifidi, A., Dovas, CI., Bramis, G., Lazou, T., Russel, CL., Arsenos, G. & Banos, G., 30 Jan 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 1, p. 1 - 18 e0115960.

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Blood
Genes
DNA
Microarrays
Silicon Dioxide
2 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Comparison of inference methods of genetic parameters with an application to body weight in broilers

Maniatis, G., Demiris, N., Kranis, A., Banos, G. & Kominakis, A., 27 Jul 2015, In : Archives Animal Breeding. 58, p. 277 - 286 10 p.

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broiler chickens
body weight
animal breeders
animal models
methodology
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of cross-protection of a lineage 1 West Nile virus inactivated vaccine against natural infections from a virulent lineage 2 strain in horses, under field conditions

Chaintoutis, SC., Diakakis, N., Papanastassopoulou, M., Banos, G. & Dovas, CI., 15 Jul 2015, In : Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 22, 9, p. 1040 - 1049 10 p.

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West Nile virus
inactivated vaccines
horses
infection
vaccines
24 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic parameters for predicted methane production and laser methane detector measurements

Pickering, NK., Chagunda, MGG., Banos, G., Mrode, R., McEwan, JC. & Wall, E., 2015, In : Journal of Animal Science. 93, 1, p. 11 - 20 10 p.

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methane production
methane
detectors
lasers
milk yield
2014

Genetic parameters of cellular immune traits in UK Holstein-Friesian dairy cows (Bos taurus)

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., Dec 2014, p. 168. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Genetic parameters of immune traits in dairy cattle

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., Aug 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

7 Citations (Scopus)

Profile and genetic parameters of dairy cattle locomotion score and lameness across lactation

Kougiomtzis, A., Valergakis, GE., Oikonomou, G., Arsenos, G. & Banos, G., 2014, In : Animal. 8, 1, p. 20 - 27 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lameness
dairy cattle
locomotion
lactation
cows
4 Citations (Scopus)

Short communication: Genetic characterization of digital cushion thickness

Oikonomou, G., Banos, G., Machado, V., Caixeta, L. & Bicalho, RC., Jan 2014, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 97, 1, p. 532-536 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

claws
lesions (animal)
animal communication
locomotion
body condition
2013
10 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic analysis of sexual dimorphism of body weight in broilers

Maniatis, N., Demiris, N., Kranis, A., Banos, G. & Kominakis, A., 2013, In : Journal of Applied Genetics. 54, 1, p. 61 - 70 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sexual dimorphism
genetic techniques and protocols
broiler chickens
body weight
gender

Genomic selection: the option for new robustness traits?

Calus, MPL., Berry, DP., Banos, G., de Haas, Y. & Veerkamp, RF., 2013, In : Advances in Animal Biosciences. 4, 3, p. 618 - 625 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

marker-assisted selection
genotyping
herds
genomics
cows
38 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Identification of immune traits correlated with dairy cow health, reproduction and productivity

Banos, G., Wall, E., Coffey, MP., Bagnall, A., Gillespie, S., Russell, GC. & NcNeilly, TN., 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 6 e65766, p. 1 - 14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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mastitis
dairy cows
haptoglobins
natural killer cells
animal health