A M Silvestre

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Affiliation: Vila Real
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of seven mathematical functions in modeling dairy cattle lactation curves based on test-day records from varying sample schemes
    A M Silvestre
    Departement of Animal Science CECAV, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    J Dairy Sci 89:1813-21. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of estimates of hip dysplasia genetic parameters in Estrela Mountain Dog using linear and threshold models
    A M Silvestre
    Department of Animal Science CECAV, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    J Anim Sci 85:1880-4. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Hip dysplasia in Estrela mountain dogs: prevalence and genetic trends 1991-2005
    M M D Ginja
    Department of Veterinary Science CITAB, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet J 182:275-82. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Diagnosis, genetic control and preventive management of canine hip dysplasia: a review
    M M D Ginja
    Department of Veterinary Science CITAB, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet J 184:269-76. 2010
  5. doi request reprint A study of Lusitano mare lactation curve with Wood's model
    A S Santos
    Centre of Studies on Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Department of Animal Science, Apartado 5001 909, Vila Real, Portugal
    J Dairy Sci 91:760-6. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Measurement of the femoral neck anteversion angle in the dog using computed tomography
    M M D Ginja
    Department of Veterinary Science CETAV, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5000 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet J 174:378-83. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Somatic cell score genetic parameter estimates of dairy cattle in Portugal using fractional polynomials
    A M Martins
    Department of Animal Science Centro de Ciência Animal e Veterinária CECAV, University of Tras os Montes and Alto Douro, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    J Anim Sci 89:1281-5. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetic parameter estimates of portuguese dairy cows for milk, fat, and protein using a spline test-day model
    A M Silvestre
    Departamento de Zootecnia CECAV, Universidade de Trás os Montes e Alto Douro 5000 911 Vila Real, Portugal
    J Dairy Sci 88:1225-30. 2005

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of seven mathematical functions in modeling dairy cattle lactation curves based on test-day records from varying sample schemes
    A M Silvestre
    Departement of Animal Science CECAV, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    J Dairy Sci 89:1813-21. 2006
    ..The results of this work support the idea that the performance of these models depends on the sample properties but also shows considerable variation within the sampling groups...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of estimates of hip dysplasia genetic parameters in Estrela Mountain Dog using linear and threshold models
    A M Silvestre
    Department of Animal Science CECAV, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    J Anim Sci 85:1880-4. 2007
    ..Therefore, the selection of breeding animals would not be the same with the 2 methodologies. To select the best method for genetic evaluation of hip dysplasia, further studies using more data and other dog breeds are required...
  3. doi request reprint Hip dysplasia in Estrela mountain dogs: prevalence and genetic trends 1991-2005
    M M D Ginja
    Department of Veterinary Science CITAB, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet J 182:275-82. 2009
    ..It also confirms an initial favourable change in BVs that is a likely consequence of the voluntary radiographic hip-screening programme...
  4. doi request reprint Diagnosis, genetic control and preventive management of canine hip dysplasia: a review
    M M D Ginja
    Department of Veterinary Science CITAB, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet J 184:269-76. 2010
    ..The implementation of breeding programmes based on BVs and further research into early prediction/diagnosis of HD and effective preventive treatment approaches are essential...
  5. doi request reprint A study of Lusitano mare lactation curve with Wood's model
    A S Santos
    Centre of Studies on Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Department of Animal Science, Apartado 5001 909, Vila Real, Portugal
    J Dairy Sci 91:760-6. 2008
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  6. ncbi request reprint Measurement of the femoral neck anteversion angle in the dog using computed tomography
    M M D Ginja
    Department of Veterinary Science CETAV, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5000 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet J 174:378-83. 2007
    ..91 in both cases) of the CT FNA-angle measurement method. This study suggests that CT FNA-angle measurement method is reliable and can be used in CT hip studies with confidence...
  7. doi request reprint Somatic cell score genetic parameter estimates of dairy cattle in Portugal using fractional polynomials
    A M Martins
    Department of Animal Science Centro de Ciência Animal e Veterinária CECAV, University of Tras os Montes and Alto Douro, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    J Anim Sci 89:1281-5. 2011
    ..Genetic correlations evaluated for monthly time points were high (0.65 to 0.99) for all 3 lactations, whereas phenotypic correlations were much less than the genetic correlations (0.13 to 0.62)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetic parameter estimates of portuguese dairy cows for milk, fat, and protein using a spline test-day model
    A M Silvestre
    Departamento de Zootecnia CECAV, Universidade de Trás os Montes e Alto Douro 5000 911 Vila Real, Portugal
    J Dairy Sci 88:1225-30. 2005
    ..More research is needed to compare the spline function with other mathematical functions used as submodels of lactation curve...