Christian Maltecca

Animal Science

Works (64)

2019 | journal article

Predicting Growth and Carcass Traits in Swine Using Microbiome Data and Machine Learning Algorithms

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9.

By: C. Maltecca, D. Lu, C. Schillebeeckx, N. McNulty, C. Schwab, C. Shull, F. Tiezzi

Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 4, 2019

2019 | journal article

Symposium review: The genomic architecture of inbreeding: How homozygosity affects health and performance

JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 102(3), 2807–2817.

By: C. Baes, B. Makanjuola, F. Miglior, G. Marras, J. Howard, A. Fleming, C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 4, 2019

2018 | journal article

Effect of genetic architecture on the prediction accuracy of quantitative traits in samples of unrelated individuals

Heredity, 120(6), 500–514.

By: F. Morgante, W. Huang, C. Maltecca & T. Mackay

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 | journal article

Genetic parameter estimates for metabolizing two common pharmaceuticals in swine

Frontiers in Genetics, 9.

By: J. Howard, M. Ashwell, R. Baynes, J. Brooks, J. Yeatts & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 | journal article

Host contributes to longitudinal diversity of fecal microbiota in swine selected for lean growth

Microbiome, 6.

By: D. Lu, F. Tiezzi, C. Schillebeeckx, N. McNulty, C. Schwab, C. Shull, C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 | journal article

Including gene networks to predict calving difficulty in Holstein, Brown Swiss and Jersey cattle

BMC Genetics, 19.

By: F. Tiezzi, M. Arceo, J. Cole & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 | review

Invited review: Reproductive and genomic technologies to optimize breeding strategies for genetic progress in dairy cattle

Archives Animal Breeding.

By: A. Fleming, E. Abdalla, C. Maltecca & C. Baes

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 | journal article

A comparison of accuracy validation methods for genomic and pedigree-based predictions of swine litter size traits using Large White and simulated data

Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 135(1), 5–13.

By: A. Putz, F. Tiezzi, C. Maltecca, K. Gray & M. Knauer

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 | journal article

Breeding and genetics symposium: Resilience of livestock to changing environments

Journal of Animal Science, 95(4), 1777–1779.

By: J. Cole, M. Bormann, C. Gill, H. Khatib, J. Koltes, C. Maltecca, F. Miglior

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 | journal article

Dietary prebiotics and arachidonic acid alter intestinal phospholipid composition and time-dependently change fecal microbiome in formula-fed piglets

FASEB Journal, 31.

By: M. Thorpe, M. L., W. C., S. K. R., O. A., . J., S. Jacobi

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 | journal article

Gene co-expression network analysis identifies porcine genes associated with variation in metabolizing fenbendazole and flunixin meglumine in the liver

Scientific Reports, 7.

By: J. Howard, M. Ashwell, R. Baynes, J. Brooks, J. Yeatts & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 | journal article

Geno-diver: A combined coalescence and forward-in-time simulator for populations undergoing selection for complex traits

Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 134(6), 553–563.

By: J. Howard, F. Tiezzi, J. Pryce & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 | journal article

Genotype by environment (climate) interaction improves genomic prediction for production traits in US Holstein cattle

Journal of Dairy Science, 100(3), 2042–2056.

By: F. Tiezzi, G. Campos, K. Gaddis & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 | review

Invited review: Inbreeding in the genomics era: Inbreeding, inbreeding depression, and management of genomic variability

Journal of Dairy Science.

By: J. Howard, J. Pryce, C. Baes & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 | journal article

The relationship between different measures of feed efficiency and feeding behavior traits in Duroc pigs

Journal of Animal Science, 95(8), 3370–3380.

By: D. Lu, S. Jiao, F. Tiezzi, M. Knauer, Y. Huang, K. Gray, C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 | journal article

Benchmarking dairy herd health status using routinely recorded herd summary data

Journal of Dairy Science, 99(2), 1298–1314.

By: K. Gaddis, J. Cole, J. Clay & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 | journal article

Causal relationships between clinical mastitis events, milk yields and lactation persistency in US Holsteins

Livestock Science, 189, 8–16.

By: K. Dhakal, F. Tiezzi, J. Clay & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 | journal article

Characterization and management of long runs of homozygosity in parental nucleus lines and their associated crossbred progeny

Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 48.

By: J. Howard, F. Tiezzi, Y. Huang, K. Gray & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 | article

A Method for the identification of unfavorable haplotypes contained within runs of homozygosity that impact fitness traits and its application to different swine nucleus lines

Journal of Animal Science.

By: J. Howard, F. Tiezzi, Y. Huang, A. Gray & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Accounting for trait architecture in genomic predictions of US Holstein cattle using a weighted realized relationship matrix

Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 47.

By: F. Tiezzi & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Causal relationships between milk quality and coagulation properties in Italian Holstein-Friesian dairy cattle

Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 47.

By: F. Tiezzi, B. Valente, M. Cassandro & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Characterizing homozygosity across United States, New Zealand and Australian Jersey cow and bull populations

BMC Genomics, 16.

By: J. Howard, C. Maltecca, M. Haile-Mariam, B. Hayes & J. Pryce

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Comparison between different statistical models for the prediction of direct genetic component on embryo establishment and survival in Italian Brown Swiss dairy cattle

Livestock Science, 180, 6–13.

By: F. Tiezzi, C. Maltecca, A. Cecchinato & G. Bittante

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Differential gene expression across breed and sex in commercial pigs administered fenbendazole and flunixin meglumine

PLoS One, 10(9).

By: J. Howard, A. O'Nan, C. Maltecca, R. Baynes & M. Ashwell

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Genetic architecture of micro-environmental plasticity in Drosophila melanogaster

Scientific Reports, 5.

By: F. Morgante, P. Sorensen, D. Sorensen, C. Maltecca & T. Mackay

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Genome-wide association study on legendre random regression coefficients for the growth and feed intake trajectory on Duroc Boars

BMC Genetics, 16.

By: J. Howard, S. Jiao, F. Tiezzi, Y. Huang, K. Gray & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Genomic prediction of disease occurrence using producer-recorded health data: A comparison of methods

Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 47.

By: K. Gaddis, F. Tiezzi, J. Cole, J. Clay & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Identification and validation of copy number variants in Italian Brown Swiss dairy cattle using Illumina Bovine SNP50 Beadchip (R)

Italian Journal of Animal Science, 14(3), 552-.

By: A. Bagnato, M. Strillacci, L. Pellegrino, F. Schiavini, E. Frigo, A. Rossoni, L. Fontanesi, C. Maltecca, R. Prinsen, M. Dolezal

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Inferring causal relationships between reproductive and metabolic health disorders and production traits in first-lactation US Holsteins using recursive models

Journal of Dairy Science, 98(4), 2713–2726.

By: K. Dhakal, F. Tiezzi, J. Clay & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Investigation of regions impacting inbreeding depression and their association with the additive genetic effect for United States and Australia Jersey dairy cattle

BMC Genomics, 16.

By: J. Howard, M. Haile-Mariam, J. Pryce & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Short communication: Genomic selection for hoof lesions in first-parity US Holsteins

Journal of Dairy Science, 98(5), 3502–3507.

By: K. Dhakal, F. Tiezzi, J. Clay & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Variance component estimates for alternative litter size traits in swine

Journal of Animal Science, 93(11), 5153–5163.

By: A. Putz, F. Tiezzi, C. Maltecca, K. Gray & M. Knauer

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

A genome-wide association study for clinical mastitis in first parity US holstein cows using single-step approach and genomic matrix re-weighting procedure

PLoS One, 10(2).

By: F. Tiezzi, K. Parker-Gaddis, J. Cole, J. Clay & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 | journal article

Feed intake, average daily gain, feed efficiency, and real-time ultrasound traits in Duroc pigs: I. Genetic parameter estimation and accuracy of genomic prediction

Journal of Animal Science, 92(6), 2377–2386.

By: S. Jiao, C. Maltecca, K. Gray & J. Cassady

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 | journal article

Feed intake, average daily gain, feed efficiency, and real-time ultrasound traits in Duroc pigs: II. Genomewide association

Journal of Animal Science, 92(7), 2846–2860.

By: S. Jiao, C. Maltecca, K. Gray & J. Cassady

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 | journal article

Genetic analysis of diallel progeny test data using factor analytic linear mixed models

Forest Science, 60(1), 119–127.

By: F. Ogut, C. Maltecca, R. Whetten, S. McKeand & F. Isik

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 | journal article

Genetic parameters for milk yield and persistency in Carora dairy cattle breed using random regression model

Italian Journal of Animal Science, 13(4).

By: E. Tullo, S. Biffani, C. Maltecca & R. Rizzi

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 | journal article

Genomic selection for producer-recorded health event data in US dairy cattle

Journal of Dairy Science, 97(5), 3190–3199.

By: K. Gaddis, J. Cole, J. Clay & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 | journal article

The effect of breed and sex on sulfamethazine, enrofloxacin, fenbendazole and flunixin meglumine pharmacokinetic parameters in swine

Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 37(6), 531–541.

By: J. Howard, R. Baynes, J. Brooks, J. Yeatts, B. Bellis, M. Ashwell, P. Routh, A. O'Nan, C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 | journal article

Breeding and genetics symposium: Networks and pathways to guide genomic selection

Journal of Animal Science, 91(2), 537–552.

By: W. Snelling, R. Cushman, J. Keele, C. Maltecca, M. Thomas, M. Fortes, A. Reverter

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 | journal article

Breeding and genetics symposium: Systems biology in animal breeding: Identifying relationships among markers, genes, and phenotypes

Journal of Animal Science, 91(2), 521–522.

By: J. Cole, R. Lewis, C. Maltecca, S. Newman, K. Olson & R. Tait

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 | journal article

Calf birth weight, gestation length, calving ease, and neonatal calf mortality in Holstein, Jersey, and crossbred cows in a pasture system

Journal of Dairy Science, 96(1), 690–698.

By: K. Dhakal, C. Maltecca, J. Cassady, G. Baloche, C. Williams & S. Washburn

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 | journal article

Changes in chondrocyte gene expression following in vitro impaction of porcine articular cartilage in an impact injury model

Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 31(3), 385–391.

By: M. Ashwell, M. Gonda, K. Gray, C. Maltecca, A. O'Nan, J. Cassady, P. Mente

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 | journal article

Fitter happier: The never-ending quest for a better cow

Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 130(2), 87–88.

By: C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 | journal article

Short communication: Genetic analysis of dairy bull fertility from field data of Brown Swiss cattle

Journal of Dairy Science, 96(11), 7325–7328.

By: F. Tiezzi, C. Maltecca, M. Penasa, A. Cecchinato & G. Bittante

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 | journal article

Thin and fat cows, and the nonlinear genetic relationship between body condition score and fertility

Journal of Dairy Science, 96(10), 6730–6741.

By: F. Tiezzi, C. Maltecca, A. Cecchinato, M. Penasa & G. Bittante

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 | journal article

Application of multiple shrinkage methods to genomic predictions

Journal of Animal Science, 90(6), 1777–1787.

By: C. Maltecca, K. Parker & J. Cassady

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 | journal article

Assessment of alternative genotyping strategies to maximize imputation accuracy at minimal cost

Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 44.

By: Y. Huang, J. Hickey, M. Cleveland & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 | journal article

Effects of reduced panel, reference origin, and genetic relationship on imputation of genotypes in Hereford cattle

Journal of Animal Science, 90(12), 4203–4208.

By: Y. Huang, C. Maltecca, J. Cassady, L. Alexander, W. Snelling & M. MacNeil

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 | journal article

Estimates of marker effects for measures of milk flow in the Italian brown Swiss dairy cattle population

BMC Veterinary Research, 8.

By: K. Gray, C. Maltecca, A. Bagnato, M. Dolezal, A. Rossoni, A. Samore, J. Cassady

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 | journal article

Incidence validation and relationship analysis of producer-recorded health event data from on-farm computer systems in the United States

Journal of Dairy Science, 95(9), 5422–5435.

By: K. Gaddis, J. Cole, J. Clay & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 | journal article

Measuring bovine viral diarrhea virus vaccine response: Using a commercially available ELISA as a surrogate for serum neutralization assays

Vaccine, 30(46), 6559–6563.

By: M. Gonda, X. Fang, G. Perry & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 | journal article

SNP markers trace familial linkages in a cloned population of Pinus taeda - prospects for genomic selection

Tree Genetics & Genomes, 8(6), 1307–1318.

By: J. Zapata-Valenzuela, F. Isik, C. Maltecca, J. Wegrzyn, D. Neale, S. McKeand, W. R.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 | journal article

Bimodality and the genetics of milk flow traits in the Italian Holstein-Friesian breed

Journal of Dairy Science, 94(8), 4081–4089.

By: A. Samore, S. Roman-Ponce, F. Vacirca, E. Frigo, F. Canavesi, A. Bagnato, C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 | journal article

Breed differences in pig temperament scores during a performance test and their phenotypic relationship with performance

Livestock Science, 136(2-3), 93–101.

By: C. Yoder, C. Maltecca, J. Cassady, W. Flowers, S. Price & M. See

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 | journal article

Differences in hair coat shedding, and effects on calf weaning weight and BCS among Angus dams

Livestock Science, 140(1-3), 68–71.

By: K. Gray, T. Smith, C. Maltecca, P. Overton, J. Parish & J. Cassady

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 | journal article

Genetic analysis of fertility in the Italian Brown Swiss population using different models and trait definitions

Journal of Dairy Science, 94(12), 6162–6172.

By: F. Tiezzi, C. Maltecca, M. Penasa, A. Cecchinato, Y. Chang & G. Bittante

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 | journal article

Genetic evaluations for measures of the milk-flow curve in the Italian Brown Swiss population

Journal of Dairy Science, 94(2), 960–970.

By: K. Gray, F. Vacirca, A. Bagnato, A. Samore, A. Rossoni & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 | journal article

Investigation of breed and sex effects on cytochrome P450 gene expression in cattle liver

Research in Veterinary Science, 90(2), 235–237.

By: M. Ashwell, R. Fry, J. Spears, A. O'Nan & C. Maltecca

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 | journal article

A genome-wide association study of direct gestation length in US Holstein and Italian Brown populations

Animal Genetics, 42(6), 585–591.

By: C. Maltecca, K. Gray, K. Weigel, J. Cassady & M. Ashwell

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 | review

Accomplishments and new challenges in dairy genetic evaluations

Italian Journal of Animal Science.

By: C. Maltecca, K. Parker & M. Cassandro

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 | journal article

Genetic relationships among pig behavior, growth, backfat, and loin muscle area

Journal of Animal Science, 87(9), 2767–2773.

By: B. Velie, C. Maltecca & J. Cassady

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 | journal article

Monoallelic maternal expression of STAT5A affects embryonic survival in cattle

BMC Genetics, 10.

By: H. Khatib, C. Maltecca, R. Monson, V. Schutzkus & J. Rutledge

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 | journal article

Whole-genome scan for quantitative trait loci associated with birth weight, gestation length and passive immune transfer in a Holstein x Jersey crossbred population

Animal Genetics, 40(1), 27–34.

By: C. Maltecca, K. Weigel, H. Khatib, M. Cowan & A. Bagnato

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018