Session 08. Climate smart cattle farming and breeding – Part 2: genetic and nutritional aspects (in cooperation with EU projects METHAGENE, RUMINOMICS, OPTIBARN)

Date: 31 August 2015; 14:00 – 18:00 hours
Chairperson: Y. de Haas/C. Thomas

Theatre Session 08

Genome-wide association study for methane emission in Danish Holstein cattle
Invited J. Lassen, P. Lovendahl and G. Sahana

Methane emission collected on Polish commercial dairy farm
M. Pszczola, M. Szalanski and T. Strabel

Methane emission of dairy cows reflected by sensor measurements
M.H.P.W. Visker, P.P.J. Van Der Tol, H. Bovenhuis and J.A.M. Van Arendonk

Assessment of breath methane measurement with an artificial reference cow in the lab
L. Wu, P. Groot Koerkamp and N. Ogink

Proxies for methane output in dairy cattle: evaluation as indirect traits for breeding
E. Negussie and F. Biscarini

Can chamber and SF6 CH4 measurements be combined in a model to predict CH4 from milk MIR spectra?
A. Vanlierde, M.-L. Vanrobays, F. Dehareng, E. Froidmont, N. Gengler, S. Mcparland, F. Grandl, M. Kreuzer, B. Gredler, H. Soyeurt and P. Dardenne


Variability among dairy cows in methane, digestibility and feed efficiency
Invited P.C. Garnsworthy, J. Craigon, E. Gregson, E. Homer, S. Potterton, P. Bani, E. Trevisi, P. Huhtanen, K. Shingfield and A. Bayat

Feed intake, digestion efficiency and methane emissions of lactating cows of different age
F. Grandl, M. Furger, J.O. Zeitz, M. Kreuzer and A. Schwarm

RuminOmics technologies and methane, a mixture of metagenomics and metaproteomics
Invited T.J. Snelling, F. Strozzi and R.J. Wallace

Host genetic effects on the rumen microbiome as revealed by rumen content exchange in lactating cows
I. Tapio, A. Bonin, K. Shingfield, S. Ahvenjarvi and J. Vilkki

Enteric methane emissions from beef cattle of different genetic groups in confinement in Brazil
A. Berndt, L.S. Sakamoto, F.B. Ferrari, H. Borba, E.D.M. Mendes and R.R. Tullio