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2020
Open Access

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., Mar 2020, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 103, 3, p. 2442-2459

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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

Genomic Regions Associated With Skeletal Type Traits in Beef and Dairy Cattle Are Common to Regions Associated With Carcass Traits, Feed Intake and Calving Difficulty

Doyle, J. L., Berry, D. P., Veerkamp, R. F., Carthy, T. R., Walsh, S. W., Evans, R. D. & Purfield, D. C., 4 Feb 2020, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 11, 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

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.

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Open Access

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
2019
Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

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
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

3 Citations (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
1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

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

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

3 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
7 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
7 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
2 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

59 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

3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
15 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
13 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)
2017

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

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Open Access
4 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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
9 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

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Open Access
14 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

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Open Access
9 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

2 Citations (Scopus)
2016
Open Access
25 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

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5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Open Access
18 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

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Open Access
5 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

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Open Access
23 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

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Open Access
18 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

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9 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.

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Open Access
20 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

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Open Access
48 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
6 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

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4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)
2015

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

12 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

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22 Citations (Scopus)
2 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
33 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

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Open Access
14 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

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Open Access
16 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

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Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)