Adapting the feed, the animal and the feeding techniques to improve the efficiency and sustainability of monogastric livestock production systems
Adapting the feed, the animal and the feeding techniques to improve the efficiency and sustainability of monogastric livestock production systems

8th European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming (EC-PLF)

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 09:00 to Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 17:00
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The first Feed-a-Gene Book of Abstracts is available


The Feed-a-Gene Book of Abstracts 2016-2017 is available! It contains 11 abstracts of communications, scientific papers and book chapters written between March 2015 and April 2017 by researchers affiliated with the Feed-a-Gene project.

Feed-a-Gene's post-doctoral position at INRA Rennes

Part of the Feed-a-Gene H2020 project, this one-year research position will focus on statistical analysis of omics data for predictive models of feed efficiency. Applications should be send by 20 march 2017.

Precision feeding and feed efficiency : Open competitions for Junior Research Scientists at INRA (France)

INRA recruits tenured researchers and engineers and welcomes several hundred foreign researchers and students. Permanent researchers of all nationalities are recruited through a competitive process to select highly-qualified candidates. They are tenured from the start, and they can express their creativity and reach a level of excellence for the pleasure of discovering and developing effective applications useful to society today. Permanent engineers of all nationalities are selected using the same competitive procedure. They have major technical and managerial responsibilities.

Happy New Year 2017

Happy new year 2017

Feed-a-Gene wishes all its stakeholders a happy new year! We hope 2017 will be heatlhy, peaceful and exciting for you and your loved ones. The Feed-a-Gene project has started producing results, and they will be published in the next months. You will be informed of all news related to the project.

Precision Livestock Farming: a workshop by AFZ

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On 12 of October, the AFZ (WP7 Communication and Dissemination) organizes a one-day workshop dedicated to Precision Livestock Farming (PLF), in Paris. This workshop addresses all livestock species and will provide examples of already existing PLF systems. There will be a special focus on data management (collection, treatment and related costs).

Feed-a-Gene at H2020 Science Communication Event

H2020 Science Communication Event

Valérie Heuzé (AFZ, WP7 Communication and dissemination) attended on behalf of Feed-a-Gene the H2020 Science Communication Event held in Manchester on 24 July 2016. This event organised by the EU was aimed at Horizon 2020 coordinators. It focused on effective science communication techniques necessary to produce a "win-win" situation for researchers and media as well as other science communicators.

The first Feed-a-Gene Newsletter is available

First Feed-a-Gene newsletter

The first Feed-a-Gene newsletter is available! It presents the current state of the project and provides progress reports for all the work packages.

1st Feed-a-Gene Annual meeting Foulum, Denmark

The first annual meeting of the Feed-a-Gene project took place on 26-28 April 2016 in Foulum, Denmark. It was hosted by Aarhus University, one of the project partners. The meeting was attended by 74 people, including 14 representatives of stakeholder organisations. The meeting was organised in two parts: the Stakeholder Day (26 April), for the stakeholders, and the main sessions (27-28 April), for the consortium partners.

1st Feed-a-Gene annual meeting, Foulum 2016

Progress reports for the Feed-a-Gene project 2015-2016

Please read the progress reports for the first year of the Feed-a-Gene-Project. These reports were established by Ludovic Brossard (INRA), Guy Garrod (Newcastle University), Hélène Gilbert (INRA), Veronika Halas (Kaposvár University), Alfons Jansman (WUR), Knud Erik Bach Knudsen (AU-Foulum), Jesús Pomar (Universitat de Lleida).

Green protein extraction at Aarhus University


Upcoming events

2nd Annual Feed-a-Gene meeting

The 2007 Annual Feed-a-Gene meeting is open to Feed-a-Gene Consortium partners.

25 April 2017 to 27 April 2017
University of Lleida, Lleida, Spain

Livestock Forum Networking Day 2017

27 April 2017Recinto Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain
Fira Barcelona

1st Advancia Academy

7 May 2017 to 8 May 2017
Barcelona, Spain
Advancia academy

XVII Jornadas sobre producción animal

30 May 2017 to 31 May 2017
Zaragoza, Spain

68th EAAP Annual meeting

28 August 2017 to 1 September 2017
Tallinn, Estonia
68th EAAP Annual meeting

8th European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming (EC-PLF)

12 September 2017 to 14 September 2017
Nantes, France

11th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting

14 September 2017 to 16 September 2017
Samorin, Slovakia