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  Publications 2003

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The effect of genetic merit for milk production and concentrate feeding level on the reproductive performance of Holstein-Friesian cows in a grass-based system.    
J. Kennedy, P. Dillon, K O’ Sullivan, F. Buckley & M. Rath

Genetic parameters for body condition score, body weight, milk yield and fertility in Irish dairy cattle    
D. P. Berry, F. Buckley , P. Dillon , R. D. Evans , M. Rath  & R. F. Veerkamp

Comparison of reproductive performance of different strains of Holstein-Friesian cows managed under various pasture based systems of milk production    
B. Horan, J.F. Mee, P. Dillon, D. Berry, P. O’ Connor & M Rath

Effects of strain of Holstein-Friesian dairy cow and grass-based feeding system on grazing behaviour, herbage intake and productivity  

M. Linnane, B. Horan, P. O Connor & P. Dillon

Changing milking frequency as a method of altering energy balance in early lactation and effects on production and reproduction  

S. McNamara , J.J. Murphy, F.P. O’Mara, M. Rath, M. P. Boland & J. F. Mee

Prediction of live weight of individual Holstein-Friesian and Norwegian dairy cattle  

H.C.F. Wicks and J.D. Leaver

Evaluation of anti-staphylococccal bacteriophages as alternatives to antibiotics in the control of bovine mastitis  

S.O’Flaherty, W. J. Meaney, R. P. Ross, J. Flynn, G.F. Fitzgerald & A.Coffey

The factors affecting the lactation curve of Irish dairy cows

N Quinn, L Killen, F. Buckley

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