Publications: Dr. Karen J. Hand

 

Papers Published in Refereed Journals

 

Nixon, M., Bohmanova, J., Jamrozik, J., Schaeffer, L.R., Hand, K. and Miglior, F.

Genetic parameters in Canadian Holsteins milked by automated milking system.

Accepted for submission. Journal of Dairy Science, JDS-08-1689.R2

 

Quist, M.A., LeBlanc, S.J., Hand, K.J., Lazenby, D., Miglior, F., and Kelton, D.F. (2008). Milking-to-milking variability for milk yield, fat and protein percentage and somatic cell count. Journal of Dairy Science, 9 : 3412-3423.

 

Quist, M.A., LeBlanc, S.J., Hand, K.J., Lazenby, D., Miglior, F., and Kelton, D.F.

Agreement of predicted 305-day milk yields relative to actual 305-day milk weight yields. Journal of Dairy Science. (2007) 90: 4684-4692.

 

Rozzi, F., Miglior, F. and Hand, K.J. (2007) A total merit selection index for Ontario Organic Dairy Farmers. Journal of Dairy Science, 2007 90; 1584-1593.

 

Hand, K.J., Lazenby, D., Miglior, F., Kelton, D.F. (2006) Comparison of protocols to estimate twenty-four-hour fat and protein percentages for herds with a robotic milking system. Journal of Dairy Science, 89:1723-1726.

 

Kim, P.T., Carter, E.M., Hubert, J.J. and Hand K.J. (1993). Shrinkage estimators of relative potency. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 88:615-621.

 

Papers in Conference Proceedings

 

Hand, K.J., Lazenby, D., Miglior, F., Kelton, D.F. and Quist-Moyer, M.A. (2006). Use of daily milk weight to predict lactation and 24-hour yields. Proceedings of the 35th ICAR Session, Kuopio, Finland.

 

Petreny, N. and Hand, K. (2006). Report of the introduction of the ICAR benchmarking service. ICAR Service Report, Rome, Italy.

 

Hand, K.J., Lazenby, D., Miglior, F., Kelton, D.F. (2004). Comparison of protocols to estimate 24 hour percent fat and protein. Proceedings of the 34th ICAR Session. Sousse, Tunisia. Pp. 2004.

 

Hand, K.J., Kelton, D.F. Lazenby, D. Lissemore, K.D. (2002). Determintation of the minimal sampling durartion required to estimate accurate 24-hour yields for fat and protein in robotic milking herds. Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Montpellier, France.

 

Lazenby, D., Bohlsen, E., Hand, K.J., Kelton, D.F., Miglior, F. Lissemore, K.D. (2002). Methods to estimate 24-hour yields for milk, fat and protein in robotic milking herds. Proceedings of the 33rd International Committee for Animal Recording Session and Interbull Meeting. Pp. 65-72.

 

Kelton, D.F., Lazenby, D., Hand. K.J., Bohlsen, E. (2002). Challenges of incorporating data from robotic milking systems into official milk recording programs. Proceedings of the 1st North American Conference on Robotic Milking. Pp. I-20 to I-28.

 

Kelton, D.F., Rodenburg, J., Hand, K.J. (2001). Udder health and milk quality on Ontario dairy farms utilizing voluntary milking systems. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Mastitis and Milk Quality. Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Pp. 410 - 415.

 

Abstracts

 

Perkins, N., Kelton, D., Leslie, K., Hand, K., MacNaughton, G. and Berke, O. An analysis of the relationship between wash water quality and bulk tank milk quality on Ontario dairy farms. (2007) J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 85, Suppl. 1/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 90, Suppl. 1/Poult. Sci. Vol. 86, Suppl. 1. 2007 Joint Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas. July 9-12, 2007.

 

Leslie, K., D. Kelton, Y. Schukken, S. Godden, R. Bey, R. Dingwell, G. Keefe,
K. Hand. Comparison of bacteriological results recorded from single and duplicate quarter milk samples collected from early and late lactation dairy cows for five consecutive days. Fourth International Dairy Federation Mastitis Conference. Maastricht, The Netherlands. June 12-15, 2005.

Kelton, D., Leslie, K., Kennaley, K., Kroetsch, T., Hand, K. (2004). A comparison of liquid versus frozen semen on conception rates in dairy cattle. Proceedings of the 23rd World Buiatrics Congress. Le Medicin Veterinaire, 34: 146.