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

The first Feed-a-Gene Book of Abstracts is available

Booklet_2016-2017The 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.

List of abstracts:

  • Using collective feed intake data to select for feed efficiency on full or restricted feeding regimen
  • Alternative consideration of social genetic effects models in Duroc pigs
  • Unravelling the effects of restricted and ad libitum diets on intestinal microbiota in rabbits
  • Mejora de la eficiencia alimentaria de gazapos criados en grupos e interacción entre el genotipo y el régimen
  • The quantitative principles of animal growth
  • Conceptual model of digestion for pigs and poultry and its factors of variation
  • Application of models in precision livestock farming
  • Characterization of growing pigs’ adaptive response when faced with environmental perturbations
  • Modulating birth weight heritability in mice
  • Gompertz model improves breeding value prediction for feed conversion ratio for incomplete weights
  • How to improve breeding value prediction for feed conversion ratio in the case of incomplete longitudinal body weights

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
EC-PLF

11th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting

14 September 2017 to 16 September 2017
Samorin, Slovakia