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

Feed-a-Gene News - October 2017

Book of abstracts 2017 EAAP / EC-PLF

This booklet contains 22 abstracts of oral communications and posters presented at the Feed-a-Gene session of the 68th annual meeting of the EAAP in Tallinn, Estonia (30 August 2017) and at the 8th EC-PLF European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming, Nantes, France (12-14 September 2017). These abstracts are enriched with additional tables and figures. 

Book of abstracts 2017 EAAP / EC-PLF

Feed-a-Gene Season 1: the series

During the Feed-a-Gene session held during the EAAP meeting in Tallinn, we filmed a series of 10 interviews of researchers associated with the project. In Episode 1, coordinator Jaap van Milgen discusses the rationale, goals and expected impacts of the project.

Feed-a-Gene Season 1 Episode 2: What is Feed-a-Gene?

In episodes 2-9 (to be released in the following weeks), work package leaders and researchers will present ongoing scientific activities and the results obtained so far. In the season finale, Jaap van Milgen will talk about the importance of stakeholders and about their feedback and input on the project.

Two new Feed-a-Gene peer-reviewed articles

Feed-a-Gene researchers have published 2 peer-reviewed articles in the Journal of Animal Science that deal with genetic parameter estimations and contribute to the progress of WP5 Use of traits in animal selection. These articles are in Open Access and can be downloaded by clicking on their title below:

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