rob bergsma
rob bergsma
senior geneticist at Topigs Norsvin
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The Contribution of Social Effects to Heritable Variation in Finishing Traits of Domestic Pigs (Sus scrofa)
R Bergsma, E Kanis, EF Knol, P Bijma
Genetics 178 (3), 1559-1570, 2008
Genetic parameters and predicted selection results for maternal traits related to lactation efficiency in sows
R Bergsma, E Kanis, MWA Verstegen, EF Knol
Journal of Animal Science 86 (5), 1067-1080, 2008
Preweaning piglet mortality in relation to placental efficiency
B Van Rens, G De Koning, R Bergsma, T Van Der Lende
Journal of animal science 83 (1), 144-151, 2005
Lactation efficiency as a result of body composition dynamics and feed intake in sows
R Bergsma, E Kanis, MWA Verstegen, CMC van der Peet–Schwering, ...
Livestock Science 125 (2-3), 208-222, 2009
Maternal and social genetic effects on average daily gain of piglets from birth until weaning
AC Bouwman, R Bergsma, N Duijvesteijn, P Bijma
Journal of animal science 88 (9), 2883-2892, 2010
Breeding amiable animals? Improving farm animal welfare by including social effects in breeding programmes
TB Rodenburg, P Bijma, ED Ellen, R Bergsma, S De Vries, JE Bolhuis, ...
Anim Welf 19 (Suppl 1), 77-82, 2010
Genetic correlations between lactation performance and growing-finishing traits in pigs
JAMA R. Bergsma, P.K. Mathur, E. Kanis, M.W.A, E.F.Knol
Journal of animal science 91, 3601-3611, 2013
Exploring breeding opportunities for reduced thermal sensitivity of feed intake in the lactating sow
R Bergsma, S Hermesch
Journal of animal science 90 (1), 85-98, 2012
Fecal microbial composition associated with variation in feed efficiency in pigs depends on diet and sex
LMG Verschuren, MPL Calus, AJM Jansman, R Bergsma, EF Knol, ...
Journal of animal science 96 (4), 1405-1418, 2018
Genetic associations between behavioral traits and direct-social effects of growth rate in pigs
L Canario, SP Turner, R Roehe, N Lundeheim, RB d'Eath, AB Lawrence, ...
Journal of animal science 90 (13), 4706-4715, 2012
Genetic correlations between feed efficiency traits, and growth performance and carcass traits in purebred and crossbred pigs
RM Godinho, R Bergsma, FF Silva, CA Sevillano, EF Knol, MS Lopes, ...
Journal of animal science 96 (3), 817-829, 2018
Genomic evaluation for a three-way crossbreeding system considering breed-of-origin of alleles
CA Sevillano, J Vandenplas, JWM Bastiaansen, R Bergsma, MPL Calus
Genetics Selection Evolution 49 (1), 1-14, 2017
Impact of feed restriction on the performance of highly prolific lactating sows and its effect on the subsequent lactation
S De Bettio, A Maiorka, LNE Barrilli, R Bergsma, BAN Silva
Animal 10 (3), 396-402, 2016
Effect of selection for residual feed intake during the grow/finish phase of production on sow reproductive performance and lactation efficiency
JM Young, R Bergsma, EF Knol, JF Patience, JCM Dekkers
Journal of animal science 94 (10), 4120-4132, 2016
Genetic parameters for components of boar taint and their relation with carcass quality and female fertility
KA Engelsma, R Bergsma, B Harlizius, DWB Ducro-Steverink, EF Knol
EAAP 58th Annual Meeting, Dublin, 2007
Parameters of AI boars and predicted correlated responses of selection against boar taint
R Bergsma, E Knol, H Feitsma
58th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production …, 2007
Genetic aspects of feed intake in lactating sows
R Bergsma
Effect of selection for residual feed intake on sow reproductive performance and lactation efficiency
JM Young, R Bergsma, EF Knol, JF Patience, JCM Dekkers
Proc. 9th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Leipzig, Germany, 223, 2010
Genotype by feed interaction for feed efficiency and growth performance traits in pigs
RM Godinho, JWM Bastiaansen, CA Sevillano, FF Silva, SEF Guimarães, ...
Journal of animal science 96 (10), 4125-4135, 2018
The repeatability of individual nutrient digestibility in pigs
W Ouweltjes, LMG Verschuren, J Pijlman, R Bergsma, D Schokker, ...
Livestock Science 207, 63-67, 2018
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