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Research Abstracts & Papers



A. De Vries, J.C. Dalton and D.A. Moore. Assisting dairy farmers with the use of genomic testing and reproductive technologies in the USA.  EAAP – 69th Annual Meeting, Dubrovnik 2018.

J.E. Newton, B.J. Hayes, J.E. Pryce. The cost-benefit of genomic testing of heifers and using sexed semen in pasture based dairy herds. J. Dairy Sci. 101:6159-6173


A. De Vries. Economic trade-offs between genetic improvement and longevity in dairy cattle.  J. Dairy Sci. 100:4184-4192.

K. Kaniyamattam, J. Block, P.J. Hansen, and A. De Vries.  Comparison between an exclusive in vitro-produced embryo transfer system and artificial insemination for genetic, technical, and financial herd performance.  J. Dairy Sci. 100:5729-5745.

M. Sofia Ortega, Stephanie Wohlgemuth, Paula Tribulo, Luiz G. B. Siqueira, Daniel J. Null, John B. Cole, Marcus V. Da Silva and Peter J. Hansen. A single nucleotide polymorphism in COQ9 affects mitochondrial and ovarian function and fertility in Holstein cows. Biology of Reproduction, 2017, 96(3), 652-663.


Dalton, J.C., D.A. Moore, T.E. Spencer, P.J. Hansen, J.B. Cole, and H. Neibergs. 2016. Genetics, genomics, and fertility. Clinical Theriogenelogy 8:3:165-170.

Menegatti Zoca, S., B. Glaze, D.A. Moore, J.C. Dalton, and M. Chahine. 2016. Genética y Genómica: Una Introducción. DAIReXNET. Available at:

M.S. Ortega, A.C. Denicol, J.B. Cole, D.J. Null and P.J. Hansen. 2016. Use of single nucleotide polymorphisms in candidate genes associated with daughter pregnancy rate for prediction of genetic merit for reproduction in Holstein cows. Stichting International Foundation for Animal Genetics, 47, 288-297.

T.E. Spencer, H.L. Neibergs, P.J. Hansen, J.B. Cole, J.C. Dalton, D.A. Moore, M. Chahine, A. De Vries. 2016. Improving Fertility of Dairy Cattle Using Translational Genomics. 2016 JAM Genomics Symposium.


Dalton, J.C., D.A. Moore, T.E. Spencer, P.J. Hansen, J.B. Cole, and H. Neibergs. 2015. Genomic selection and reproductive efficiency in dairy cattle. In: Proc. Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Meeting, Buffalo, NY, pp. 10-14.

Menegatti Zoca, S., B. Glaze, D.A. Moore and J.C. Dalton. 2015.  Genetics and Genomics: An Introduction. DAIReXNET.  Available at: 

Menegatti Zoca, S., B. Glaze, D.A. Moore, J.C. Dalton, and M. Chahine. 2015. Genética y Genómica: Una Introducción. DAIReXNET.

Moraes, J., J.C. Dalton, T.E. Spencer, J.N. Kiser, G.W. Burns, A. Wojtowicz, M. Neupane, and H.L. Neibergs. 2015. Identification of loci associated with fertility in Holstein heifers. J. Animal Sci.  93:E. Suppl. s3:650.


Dalton, J.C., D.A. Moore, T. Spencer, H. Neibergs, A. DeVries, P. Hansen, and J. Cole. 2014. Survey of genomic management practices of United States’ dairy producers. In: Proc. New Science, New Practices International Cow Fertility Conference, Westport, Ireland, Cambridge University Press, Volume 5, Part 2, p. 260.

Thomas E. Spencer, Peter J. Hansen, John B. Cole, Joseph Dalton, and Holly Neibergs. 2014. Genomic Selection and Reproductive Efficiency in Dairy Cattle. 2014 Dairy Cattle Reproduction Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, p.16-31.