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Can greenhouse gases in breath be used to genetically improve feed efficiency of dairy cows?

Difford, G. F., Løvendahl, P., Veerkamp, R. F., Bovenhuis, H., Visker, M. H. P. W., Lassen, J. & de Haas, Y., 15 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 103, 3, p. 2442-2459

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
greenhouse gases
feed conversion
dairy cows
Gases
Denmark
1 Citation (Scopus)

Exploration of variance, autocorrelation, and skewness of deviations from lactation curves as resilience indicators for breeding

Poppe, M., Veerkamp, R. F., van Pelt, M. L. & Mulder, H. A., Feb 2020, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 103, 2, p. 1667-1684

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

lactation curve
autocorrelation
Lactation
Breeding
Fertility

Functional and population genetic features of copy number variations in two dairy cattle populations

Lee, Y. L., Bosse, M., Mullaart, E., Groenen, M. A. M., Veerkamp, R. F. & Bouwman, A. C., 28 Jan 2020, In : BMC Genomics. 21, 1, 89.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Linkage Disequilibrium
Population Genetics
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Population
Genes

Genomic regions associated with muscularity in beef cattle differ in five contrasting cattle breeds

Doyle, J. L., Berry, D. P., Veerkamp, R. F., Carthy, T. R., Evans, R. D., Walsh, S. W. & Purfield, D. C., 30 Jan 2020, In : Genetics, selection, evolution : GSE. 52, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Quantitative Trait Loci
cattle breeds
beef cattle
cattle
genomics

Machine learning to further improve the decision which boar ejaculates to process into artificial insemination doses

Kamphuis, C., Duenk, P., Veerkamp, R. F., Visser, B., Singh, G., Nigsch, A., De Mol, R. M. & Broekhuijse, M. L. W. J., Mar 2020, In : Theriogenology. 144, p. 112-121 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Artificial Insemination
artificial intelligence
boars
artificial insemination
Semen Analysis

Predicting survival in dairy cattle by combining genomic breeding values and phenotypic information

van der Heide, E. M. M., Veerkamp, R. F., van Pelt, M. L., Kamphuis, C. & Ducro, B. J., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 103, 1, p. 556-571

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
breeding value
dairy cattle
Breeding
heifers
genomics
2019
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Lactation
Holstein
lactation
prediction
cattle

Estimation of Muscle Scores of Live Pigs Using a Kinect Camera

Alsahaf, A., Azzopardi, G., Ducro, B., Hanenberg, E., Veerkamp, R. F. & Petkov, N., 24 Apr 2019, In : IEEE Access. 7, p. 52238-52245 8 p., 8698234.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Muscle
Cameras
Farms
Animals
Classifiers

Genetic parameters for atypical reproductive patterns in dairy cows estimated from in-line milk progesterone profiles

van Binsbergen, R., Bouwman, A. C. & Veerkamp, R. F., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 12, p. 11104-11115

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Progesterone
milk yield
progesterone
Milk
dairy cows
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Genome-Wide Association Study
Quantitative Trait Loci
pig
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
genotype

Inbreeding depression due to recent and ancient inbreeding in Dutch Holstein-Friesian dairy cattle

Doekes, H. P., Veerkamp, R. F., Bijma, P., de Jong, G., Hiemstra, S. J. & Windig, J. J., 27 Sep 2019, In : Genetics, selection, evolution : GSE. 51, 1, 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
inbreeding depression
Inbreeding
inbreeding
dairy cattle
cattle
1 Citation (Scopus)

Invited review: Determination of large-scale individual dry matter intake phenotypes in dairy cattle

Seymour, D. J., Cánovas, A., Baes, C. F., Chud, T. C. S., Osborne, V. R., Cant, J. P., Brito, L. F., Gredler-Grandl, B., Finocchiaro, R., Veerkamp, R. F., de Haas, Y. & Miglior, F., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 9, p. 7655-7663

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

dry matter intake
dairy cattle
Phenotype
phenotype
feed intake
1 Citation (Scopus)

Significance testing and genomic inflation factor using high-density genotypes or whole-genome sequence data

van den Berg, S., Vandenplas, J., van Eeuwijk, F. A., Lopes, M. S. & Veerkamp, R. F., 11 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. 136, 6, p. 418-429 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
inflation
Economic Inflation
Genotype
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Genome
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Adjusting for heterogeneity of experimental data in genetic evaluation of dry matter intake in dairy cattle

Uddin, M. E., Meuwissen, T. & Veerkamp, R. F., Feb 2018, In : Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. 135, 1, p. 28-36

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Lactation
dry matter intake
dairy cattle
Pedigree
Human Herpesvirus 4
1 Citation (Scopus)

Genetic covariance components within and among linear type traits differ among contrasting beef cattle breeds

Doyle, J. L., Berry, D. P., Walsh, S. W., Veerkamp, R. F., Evans, R. D. & Carthy, T. R., 4 May 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 96, 5, p. 1628-1639

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

genetic covariance
body conformation
cattle breeds
beef cattle
Breeding
6 Citations (Scopus)

Genome-wide association analyses based on a multiple-trait approach for modeling feed efficiency

Lu, Y., Vandehaar, M. J., Spurlock, D. M., Weigel, K. A., Armentano, L. E., Connor, E. E., Coffey, M., Veerkamp, R. F., de Haas, Y., Staples, C. R., Wang, Z., Hanigan, M. D. & Tempelman, R. J., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 4, p. 3140-3154

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Genome-Wide Association Study
dry matter intake
Milk
Energy Intake
feed conversion
5 Citations (Scopus)

Genomic prediction for numerically small breeds, using models with pre-selected and differentially weighted markers

Raymond, B., Bouwman, A. C., Wientjes, Y. C. J., Schrooten, C., Houwing-Duistermaat, J. & Veerkamp, R. F., 10 Oct 2018, In : Genetics Selection Evolution. 50, 1, 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
genomics
breeds
Phenotype
prediction
Genome-Wide Association Study
2 Citations (Scopus)

Improving accuracy of bulls' predicted genomic breeding values for fertility using daughters' milk progesterone profiles

Tenghe, A. M. M., Bouwman, A. C., Berglund, B., de Koning, D. J. & Veerkamp, R. F., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 6, p. 5177-5193

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Open Access
Corpus Luteum
breeding value
Breeding
Progesterone
Fertility
52 Citations (Scopus)

Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for cattle stature identifies common genes that regulate body size in mammals

Bouwman, A. C., Daetwyler, H. D., Chamberlain, A. J., Ponce, C. H., Sargolzaei, M., Schenkel, F. S., Sahana, G., Govignon-Gion, A., Boitard, S., Dolezal, M., Pausch, H., Brøndum, R. F., Bowman, P. J., Thomsen, B., Guldbrandtsen, B., Lund, M. S., Servin, B., Garrick, D. J., Reecy, J., Vilkki, J. & 37 others, Bagnato, A., Wang, M., Hoff, J. L., Schnabel, R. D., Taylor, J. F., Vinkhuyzen, A. A. E., Panitz, F., Bendixen, C., Holm, L. E., Gredler, B., Hozé, C., Boussaha, M., Sanchez, M. P., Rocha, D., Capitan, A., Tribout, T., Barbat, A., Croiseau, P., Drögemüller, C., Jagannathan, V., Vander Jagt, C., Crowley, J. J., Bieber, A., Purfield, D. C., Berry, D. P., Emmerling, R., Götz, K. U., Frischknecht, M., Russ, I., Sölkner, J., van Tassell, C. P., Fries, R., Stothard, P., Veerkamp, R. F., Boichard, D., Goddard, M. E. & Hayes, B. J., Apr 2018, In : Nature Genetics. 50, p. 362-367

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Genome-Wide Association Study
Body Size
Meta-Analysis
Mammals
Dogs
3 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of slaughter age in pigs and assessment of the predictive value of phenotypic and genetic information using random forest

Alsahaf, A., Azzopardi, G., Ducro, B., Hanenberg, E., Veerkamp, R. F. & Petkov, N., 3 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 96, 12, p. 4935-4943

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

age at slaughter
Pedigree
pedigree
Swine
swine
13 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Inbreeding
inbreeding
Breeding
Holstein
genome
8 Citations (Scopus)

Utility of whole-genome sequence data for across-breed genomic prediction

Raymond, B., Bouwman, A. C., Schrooten, C., Houwing-Duistermaat, J. & Veerkamp, R. F., 18 May 2018, In : Genetics Selection Evolution. 50, 27.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
genomics
genome
Genome
Genome-Wide Association Study
breeds
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
genetic merit
germplasm conservation
Breeding
Fertility
bulls
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

Accuracies of breeding values for dry matter intake using nongenotyped animals and predictor traits in different lactations

Manzanilla-Pech, C. I. V., Veerkamp, R. F., de Haas, Y., Calus, M. P. L. & ten Napel, J., Nov 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 11, p. 9103-9114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
breeding value
Lactation
dry matter intake
Breeding
lactation
8 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling genetic and nongenetic variation of feed efficiency and its partial relationships between component traits as a function of management and environmental factors

Lu, Y., Vandehaar, M. J., Spurlock, D. M., Weigel, K. A., Armentano, L. E., Staples, C. R., Connor, E. E., Wang, Z., Coffey, M., Veerkamp, R. F., de Haas, Y. & Tempelman, R. J., 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 1, p. 412-427

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Open Access
Dairying
Milk
feed conversion
environmental factors
Parity
12 Citations (Scopus)

The genetic and biological basis of feed efficiency in mid-lactation Holstein dairy cows

Hardie, L. C., VandeHaar, M. J., Tempelman, R. J., Weigel, K. A., Armentano, L. E., Wiggans, G. R., Veerkamp, R. F., de Haas, Y., Coffey, M. P., Connor, E. E., Hanigan, M. D., Staples, C. R., Wang, Z., Dekkers, J. C. M. & Spurlock, D. M., Nov 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 11, p. 9061-9075

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Lactation
Milk
Holstein
feed conversion
dairy cows
9 Citations (Scopus)

Use of genotype × environment interaction model to accommodate genetic heterogeneity for residual feed intake, dry matter intake, net energy in milk, and metabolic body weight in dairy cattle

Yao, C., de los Campos, G., VandeHaar, M. J., Spurlock, D. M., Armentano, L. E., Coffey, M., de Haas, Y., Veerkamp, R. F., Staples, C. R., Connor, E. E., Wang, Z., Hanigan, M. D., Tempelman, R. J. & Weigel, K. A., 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 3, p. 2007-2016

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Genetic Heterogeneity
genotype-environment interaction
Energy Intake
dry matter intake
dairy cattle
2 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of a mathematical model of the bovine estrous cycle for cows with different estrous cycle characteristics

Boer, H. M. T., Butler, S. T., Stötzel, C., te Pas, M. F. W., Veerkamp, R. F. & Woelders, H., Nov 2017, In : Animal. 11, 11, p. 1991-2001

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

estrous cycle
mathematical models
cows
cattle
mechanistic models
2016
25 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Population
Quantitative Trait Loci
Population Genetics
Chromosomes
Alleles
5 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in the genetic level and the effects of age at first calving and milk production on survival during the first lactation over the last 25 years

van Pelt, M. L., de Jong, G. & Veerkamp, R. F., 2016, In : Animal. 10, 12, p. 2043-2050

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

calving
milk production
lactation
herds
genetic trend

Dutch move onto individual feed efficiency as next step

Veerkamp, R. F. & Hardy, A., 2016, In : Dairy Farmer. 63, 6, p. 20-20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

17 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
genomics
genome
Genome
prediction
4 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic changes of survival traits over the past 25 yr in Dutch dairy cattle

van Pelt, M. L., Ducrocq, V., de Jong, G., Calus, M. P. L. & Veerkamp, R. F., 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 12, p. 9810-9819

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Lactation
genetic correlation
dairy cattle
lactation
calving
22 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic parameters between feed-intake-related traits and conformation in 2 separate dairy populations-the Netherlands and United States

Manzanilla-Pech, C. I. V., Veerkamp, R. F., Tempelman, R. J., van Pelt, M. L., Weigel, K. A., VandeHaar, M., Lawlor, T. J., Spurlock, D. M., Armentano, L. E., Staples, C. R., Hanigan, M. & De Haas, Y., 1 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 1, p. 443-457

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Netherlands
dairies
feed intake
Population
chest
17 Citations (Scopus)

Genome-wide association study for endocrine fertility traits using single nucleotide polymorphism arrays and sequence variants in dairy cattle

Tenghe, A. M. M., Bouwman, A. C., Berglund, B., Strandberg, E., de Koning, D. J. & Veerkamp, R. F., 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 7, p. 5470-5485

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Genome-Wide Association Study
single nucleotide polymorphism
Quantitative Trait Loci
dairy cattle
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
7 Citations (Scopus)

Genomewide association study of methane emissions in angus beef cattle with validation in dairy cattle

Manzanilla-Pech, C. I. V., de Haas, Y., Hayes, B. J., Veerkamp, R. F., Khansefid, M., Donoghue, K. A., Arthur, P. F. & Pryce, J. E., 2016, In : Journal of Animal Science. 94, 10, p. 4151-4166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Methane
Angus
beef cattle
methane
dairy cattle
20 Citations (Scopus)

Genomic prediction using preselected DNA variants from a GWAS with whole-genome sequence data in Holstein-Friesian cattle

Veerkamp, R. F., Bouwman, A. C., Schrooten, C. & Calus, M. P. L., 2016, In : Genetics, Selection, Evolution. 48, 1, 14 p., 95.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Genome-Wide Association Study
cattle
genomics
Holstein
genome
45 Citations (Scopus)

Harnessing the genetics of the modern dairy cow to continue improvements in feed efficiency

VandeHaar, M. J., Armentano, L. E., Weigel, K., Spurlock, D. M., Tempelman, R. J. & Veerkamp, R., 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 6, p. 4941-4954

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
feed conversion
dairy cows
Maintenance
cows
Milk
5 Citations (Scopus)

Heritabilities and genetic correlations for honey yield, gentleness, calmness and swarming behaviour in Austrian honey bees

Brascamp, E., Willam, A., Boigenzahn, C., Bijma, P. & Veerkamp, R. F., 2016, In : Apidologie. 47, 6, p. 739-748

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
swarming
honey
genetic correlation
honey bees
heritability
4 Citations (Scopus)

Opportunities for genomic prediction for fertility using endocrine and classical fertility traits in dairy cattle

Tenghe, A. M. M., Berglund, B., Wall, E., Veerkamp, R. F. & de Koning, D. J., 2016, In : Journal of Animal Science. 94, 9, p. 3645-3654

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

dairy cattle
Fertility
corpus luteum
calving
Corpus Luteum
14 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
breeding value
Breeding
bulls
Weights and Measures
cows
2015
9 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of genomic selection for introgression of polledness into Holstein Friesian cattle by simulation

Gaspa, G., Veerkamp, R. F., Calus, M. P. L. & Windig, J. J., 2015, In : Livestock Science. 179, sp.issue, p. 86-95

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Human Herpesvirus 4
marker-assisted selection
introgression
inbreeding
Inbreeding
20 Citations (Scopus)

Breeding for polledness in Holstein cattle

Windig, J. J., Hoving-Bolink, A. H. & Veerkamp, R. F., 2015, In : Livestock Science. 179, sp.issue, p. 96-101

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Artificial Insemination
Inbreeding
Breeding
bulls
Holstein
2 Citations (Scopus)
32 Citations (Scopus)

Empirical and deterministic accuracies of across-population genomic prediction

Wientjes, Y. C. J., Veerkamp, R. F., Bijma, P., Bovenhuis, H., Schrooten, C. & Calus, M. P. L., 2015, In : Genetics, Selection, Evolution. 47, 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Metagenomics
Quantitative Trait Loci
genomics
prediction
Alleles
14 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating genetic parameters for fertility in dairy cows from in-line milk progesterone profiles

Tenghe, A. M. M., Bouwman, A. C., Berglund, B., Strandberg, E., Blom, J. & Veerkamp, R. F., 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 98, 8, p. 5763-5773

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
corpus luteum
Progesterone
Fertility
Corpus Luteum
progesterone
12 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of genomic selection for replacement strategies using selection index theory

Calus, M. P. L., Bijma, P. & Veerkamp, R. F., 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 98, 9, p. 6499-6509

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
selection index
Semen
marker-assisted selection
heifers
Breeding
14 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic analysis of longevity in Dutch dairy cattle using random regression

van Pelt, M. L., Meuwissen, T. H. E., de Jong, G. & Veerkamp, R. F., 1 Jun 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 98, 6, p. 4117-4130

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
dairy cattle
Breeding
genetic techniques and protocols
breeding value
calving
28 Citations (Scopus)

Genomic prediction for dry matter intake of dairy cattle from an international data set consisting of research herds in Europe, North America and Australasia

de Haas, Y., Pryce, J. E., Calus, M. P. L., Wall, E., Berry, D. P., Lovendahl, P., Krattenmacher, N., Miglior, F., Weigel, K., Spurlock, D., MacDonald, K. A., Hulsegge, B. & Veerkamp, R. F., 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 98, 9, p. 6522-6534

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Open Access
Australasia
Australasian region
North America
dry matter intake
dairy cattle
37 Citations (Scopus)

Genomic prediction using imputed whole-genome sequence data in Holstein Friesian cattle

van Binsbergen, R., Calus, M. P. L., Bink, M. C. A. M., van Eeuwijk, F. A., Schrooten, C. & Veerkamp, R. F., 2015, In : Genetics, Selection, Evolution. 47, 71.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
cattle
genomics
Holstein
genome