• Development and evaluation of 4-way crossbred chicken population in Southern Ethiopia 

      Ambaye, Fassil Bekele (PhD Thesis;2010:46, Doctoral thesis, 2010)
      Village chickens in Ethiopia are predominantly indigenous. They play an important role in the livelihood of farmers mainly by providing animal protein through meat and egg, as a source of income and family saving, and means ...
    • Genetic analyses of meat, fat and carcass quality traits measured by rapid methods 

      Gjerliaug-Enger, Eli (PhD Thesis;2011:13, Doctoral thesis, 2011)
      The overall aim of this thesis was to analyse meat and fat quality traits using quantitative genetic methods. This study has demonstrated that it is possible to establish simple laboratory practices and high quality rapid ...
    • Genetic variation and management of the Norwegian horse breeds 

      Olsen, Hanne Fjerdingby (PhD Thesis;2011:05, Doctoral thesis, 2011)
      The Norwegian horse breeds suffer from strong competition in the market from imported, specialized breeds. Decreasing population sizes, especially for the Fjord, the Døle and the Nordland/Lyngen, and risk of rapid accumulation ...
    • Genomic architecture and complex traits in norwegian red cattle 

      Sodeland, Marte (PhD Thesis;2010:50, Doctoral thesis, 2010)
      The predominant cattle breed in Norway, Norwegian Red cattle (NRF), is an admixed breed formed from local Norwegian breeds and imported animals from other Nordic breeds. The extensive phenotypic records for NRF represent ...