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Scientific papers published by Genos researchers in cooperation with universities and other institutions. 


Invited review: Genetics and claw health: Opportunities to enhance claw health by genetic selection. Journal of Dairy Science


Effects of milk protein polymorphism and composition, casein micelle size and salt distribution on the milk coagulation properties in Norwegian Red cattle. international dairy journal, 70:55-64.


Invited review: Opportunities for genetic improvement of metabolic diseases. Journal of Dairy Science, 99:6855-6873.


Fine mapping of a QTL on bovine chromosome 6 using imputed full sequence data suggests a key role of the group-specific component (GC) gene in clinical mastitis and milk production. Genetics Selection Evolution, 48:79.



Information from later lactations improves accuracy of genomic predictions of fertility-related disorders in Norwegian Red. Journal of Dairy Science, 98:4928-4933. 


Foot and leg conformation traits have a small impact on genomic predictions of claw disorders in Norwegian Red cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 98:4139-4147. 

Comparison of Holstein-Friesian and Norwegian Red dairy cattle for estrus length and estrous signs. Journal of Dairy Science, 98:2450-2461. 


Short communication: Genetic parameters for fertility related disorders in Norwegian Red cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 98:1321-1324. 


Invited review: Overview of new traits and phenotyping strategies in dairy cattle with a focus on functional traits. Animal, 9:191-207.  


Effects of dams' parity ad age on daughters milk yield in Norwegian Red cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 97:6242-6249. 


A comparison of principal component regression and genomic REML for genomic prediction across populations. Genetics Selection Evolution, 46:60. 


Genetic correlations between claw health and feet and leg conformation in Norwegian Red cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 97:4522-4529.  


Genomic predictions based on a joint reference population for the Nordic red cattle breeds. Journal of Dairy Science, 97:4485-4496.


Sexually active groups in cattle – A novel estrus sign.
Journal of Dairy Science, 96:4375-4386.


Genetic associations between somatic cell score and pathogen-specific subclinical mastitis in Norwegian Red cows. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 130:98-105.  


Predictions for clinical mastitis outcomes within and between environments using whole-genome markers. Journal of Dairy Science, 96:3986-3993.


Genetic analyses of claw health in Norwegian Red cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 96:7274-7283.


Early lactation feed intake and milk yield responses of dairy cows offered grass silages harvested at early maturity stages. Journal of Dairy Science, 95:304-317.


Genetic analysis of pathogen-specific clinical mastitis in Norwegian Red cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 95:1545-1551.


Predictive ability of alternative models for genetic analysis of clinical mastitis. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 2012.


Behavior of lactating Holstein-Friesian cows during spontaneous cycles of estrus. Journal of Dairy Science, 94:1289-1301.

2010 and earlier

Bayesian structural equation models for inferring relationships between phenotypes: a review of methodology, identifiability, and applications. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 2010, 127:3-15. 


Genetic analysis of fertility related diseases and disorders in Norwegian Red cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 2010, 93:2751-2756.


Correlated selection responses for female fertility after selection for high protein yield or low mastitis frequency in a selection experiment with Norwegian Red cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 2010, 93:5970-5976.


Body Condition Related to Ketosis and Reproductive Performannce in Norwegian Dairy Cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 2001,84:1390-1396.


Selection for mastitis resistance in dairy cattle - a review with focus on the situation in the Nordic countries. Livestock Production Science, 2000, 64:95-106. 


Clinical mastitis in Norwegian Cattle - Frequency, variance components and correlation to milk yield. Journal of Dairy Science, 1999, 82:1325-1330.

Short communication: Validation of estimates of genetic trend in the Norwegian Cattle population. Journal of Dairy Science, 1999, 82:2811-2812.

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