G Banos

Summary

Affiliation: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Merging and characterising phenotypic data on conventional and rare traits from dairy cattle experimental resources in three countries
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Animal 6:1040-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Technical note: Prediction of liveweight from linear conformation traits in dairy cattle
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 95:2170-5. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic profile of total body energy content of Holstein cows in the first three lactations
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Box 393, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 88:2616-23. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Short communication: Characterization of the genome-wide linkage disequilibrium in 2 divergent selection lines of dairy cows
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 93:2775-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic relationship between first-lactation body energy and later-life udder health in dairy cattle
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, School of Veterinary Medicine, Box 393, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 89:2222-32. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Impact of single nucleotide polymorphisms in leptin, leptin receptor, growth hormone receptor, and diacylglycerol acyltransferase (DGAT1) gene loci on milk production, feed, and body energy traits of UK dairy cows
    G Banos
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 91:3190-200. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Modeling daily energy balance of dairy cows in the first three lactations
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 88:2226-37. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of body condition score measured throughout lactation as an indicator of fertility in dairy cattle
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 87:2669-76. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of paternity errors in cow identification on genetic evaluations and international comparisons
    G Banos
    Interbull Centre, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala
    J Dairy Sci 84:2523-9. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Prenatal maternal effects on body condition score, female fertility, and milk yield of dairy cows
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, School of Veterinary Medicine, Box 393, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 90:3490-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Merging and characterising phenotypic data on conventional and rare traits from dairy cattle experimental resources in three countries
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Animal 6:1040-8. 2012
    ..Merging experimental data will increase power of detection in a genetic analysis and augment the potential reference population in genome-wide association studies, especially of difficult-to-record traits...
  2. doi request reprint Technical note: Prediction of liveweight from linear conformation traits in dairy cattle
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 95:2170-5. 2012
    ..76, and phenotypic correlations were 0.33 to 0.56. Estimated genetic (co)variances were used to develop prediction equations of animal genetic merit for liveweight from routinely calculated genetic evaluations for conformation traits...
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic profile of total body energy content of Holstein cows in the first three lactations
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Box 393, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 88:2616-23. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that TBEC calculated after a month from the first calving may give useful information about the future energy content of a cow...
  4. ncbi request reprint Short communication: Characterization of the genome-wide linkage disequilibrium in 2 divergent selection lines of dairy cows
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 93:2775-8. 2010
    ..Selection is likely to have affected LD in the studied cow population. These results may be useful to gene detection and genome-wide association studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic relationship between first-lactation body energy and later-life udder health in dairy cattle
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, School of Veterinary Medicine, Box 393, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 89:2222-32. 2006
    ..Results suggest that, amongst the traits studied here, BCS, EC, and CEEB in the first 3 to 4 mo of lactation 1 had the greatest genetic association with SCC and mastitis in first, second, and, to a lesser extent, third lactations...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of single nucleotide polymorphisms in leptin, leptin receptor, growth hormone receptor, and diacylglycerol acyltransferase (DGAT1) gene loci on milk production, feed, and body energy traits of UK dairy cows
    G Banos
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 91:3190-200. 2008
    ..13 kg more milk daily and consumed 4.64 kg more feed. Furthermore, they tended to preserve more energy than average. Such results may be used to facilitate genetic selection in animal breeding programs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Modeling daily energy balance of dairy cows in the first three lactations
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 88:2226-37. 2005
    ..However, in an across-lactation analysis, even higher order of LP or BF will be required to provide as good a fit as within-lactation analyses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of body condition score measured throughout lactation as an indicator of fertility in dairy cattle
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 87:2669-76. 2004
    ..This product is associated with the conceptual correlated response in fertility from BCS selection and was highest for early (d 10 to 75) evaluations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of paternity errors in cow identification on genetic evaluations and international comparisons
    G Banos
    Interbull Centre, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala
    J Dairy Sci 84:2523-9. 2001
    ..Although paternity verification is desirable and technically feasible, commercial implementation would require low testing costs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prenatal maternal effects on body condition score, female fertility, and milk yield of dairy cows
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, School of Veterinary Medicine, Box 393, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 90:3490-9. 2007
    ..3% of the mean). Finally, overall maternal effects accounted for a significant proportion of the total phenotypic variance of calving interval (1.4 +/- 0.6%) and nonreturn rate (1.1 +/- 0.5%)...
  11. doi request reprint Genetic relationship of body energy and blood metabolites with reproduction in holstein cows
    G Oikonomou
    Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Box 393, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 91:4323-32. 2008
    ..Results suggest that genetic selection for body energy and blood metabolites could facilitate the genetic improvement of fertility and overall reproductive efficiency of dairy cows...
  12. doi request reprint The effects of polymorphisms in the DGAT1, leptin and growth hormone receptor gene loci on body energy, blood metabolic and reproductive traits of Holstein cows
    G Oikonomou
    Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Anim Genet 40:10-7. 2009
    ..05) affect certain body energy and blood metabolic traits. Several associations are published for the first time, but these should be confirmed by other investigators before the polymorphisms are used in gene-assisted selection...
  13. doi request reprint Phenotypic association between energy balance indicators and reproductive performance in primiparous Holstein cows
    G E Valergakis
    Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Vet Rec 168:189. 2011
    ..Plasma β-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) concentrations were correlated with the latter trait only, whereas non-esterified fatty acid concentrations were not associated with reproductive performance...
  14. ncbi request reprint Genetic profile of body energy and blood metabolic traits across lactation in primiparous Holstein cows
    G Oikonomou
    Department of Animal Production, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 91:2814-22. 2008
    ..Significant heritability estimates were also obtained for BCS recorded before first calving. Results suggest that genetic evaluation and selection of dairy cows for early-lactation body energy and blood metabolic traits is possible...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of polymorphisms at the STAT5A and FGF2 gene loci on reproduction, milk yield and lameness of Holstein cows
    G Oikonomou
    Department of Animal Production, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, PO Box 393, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Res Vet Sci 91:235-9. 2011
    ..05) increase in lactation milk yield, suggesting that this locus could be considered in gene assisted selection for the genetic improvement of milk production...
  16. doi request reprint Characterization of the PRNP gene locus in Chios dairy sheep and its association with milk production and reproduction traits
    A Psifidi
    Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Anim Genet 42:406-14. 2011
    ..It was concluded that selection for scrapie-resistant sheep is not expected to affect the ongoing breeding programme that aims to enhance the milk yield and reproduction of the Chios breed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Weighting factors of sire daughter information in international genetic evaluations
    W F Fikse
    Interbull Centre, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala
    J Dairy Sci 84:1759-67. 2001
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  18. doi request reprint Description and typology of intensive Chios dairy sheep farms in Greece
    A I Gelasakis
    Department of Animal Production, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 95:3070-9. 2012
    ..Conducting a profitability analysis among different clusters, exploring and discovering the most beneficial levels of intensified management and capital investment should now be considered...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of kappa-casein and beta-lactoglobulin loci on milk production traits and reproductive performance of Holstein cows
    A M Tsiaras
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 88:327-34. 2005
    ..In the beta-LG system, cows with AA genotype had significantly shorter gestation length than did those with AB or BB genotype. No differences were detected between beta-LG polymorphisms for the other reproductive traits...
  20. doi request reprint Profile and genetic parameters of dairy cattle locomotion score and lameness across lactation
    A Kougioumtzis
    1 Laboratory of Animal Husbandry, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Animal 8:20-7. 2014
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  21. ncbi request reprint Profitability of a dairy sheep genetic improvement program using artificial insemination
    G E Valergakis
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Animal Production, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, PO Box 393, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Animal 4:1628-33. 2010
    ..The cost of semen was estimated at 8€ to 10€ per dose for the first 5 years. Where the annual improvement in milk production was 1% of annual phenotypic mean (e.g. 3.0 kg) profitability of the scheme was improved greatly...
  22. ncbi request reprint Genetic association between body energy measured throughout lactation and fertility in dairy cattle
    G Banos
    1Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Animal Production, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Animal 4:189-99. 2010
    ..NEC and early lactation (circa day 50) BCS and energy content are the most useful traits for selection in terms of the correlated improvement in a cow's capacity to resume her reproductive activity post partum...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genetic parameters of growth in dairy cattle and associations between growth and health traits
    S Brotherstone
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, United Kingdom
    J Dairy Sci 90:444-50. 2007
    ..38) and increased maximum growth rate (r(g) = 0.71) all contributed to increased feet disorders. The only significant negative genetic association was obtained between reproduction and weight at calving (r(g) = -0.61)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Genetic evaluation of fertility using direct and correlated traits
    E Wall
    Sustainable Livestock Systems Group, Scottish Agricultural College, Bush Estate, Penicuik, Midlothian, EH26 0PH UK
    J Dairy Sci 86:4093-102. 2003
    ..Results to date are encouraging and suggest that the planned program of work will lead to a fertility index that, when used by breeding companies, will lead to improvements in national dairy cow fertility...