A8: Only Robust: Development of a SNP-Chip for the Genomic Selection of Metabolic-Robust Dairy Cows.
PhD student: Ngoc Thuy Ha
Thesis Committee: Prof. Henner Simianer, Prof. Martin Schlather
During calving and lactation, dairy cows face a high metabolic challenge. The PhD thesis deals with cows that fail to adapt to this situation on a genetic level. The results are then applied to develop a SNP chip for an efficient breeding of ‘robust’ cows.
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