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

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Upcoming events

EAAP 2017 68th Annual meeting

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

8th EC-PLF European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming 2017

12 September 2017 to 14 September 2017, Nantes, France
EC-PLF

11th IVBM International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting 2017

14 September 2017 to 16 September 2017, Samorin, Slovakia
IVBM 2017 Slovakia