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EuroTier: The world's leading trade fair for animal production

11-14 November 2014, Hanover, Germany. Read more


 Animal variation in methane emissions and harmonisation of protoco

METHAGENE will organise on 5-7 November a workshop to gather scientists and discuss the different factors that contribute to among-animal variation in methane production in ruminants. During this discussion, also the challenge of combining measurements using different techniques and protocols for potentional breeding programmes can be addressed. 

The workshop will take place in Granada, Spain. 


Training course AnimalChange

EU FP7 project AnimalChange organises a training course on the impact of livestock on climate change and on mitigation and adaption options. AnimalChange is a project which will provide a vision of the livestock sector's future under climate change.

AnimalChange also organises, jointly with the Global Research Alliance, a workshop which aims to disseminate the results from the project and to derive strategies for future implementation. 

The training course will be held in Gödöllö, 27-29 October. The workshop will be held in Budapest, 30-31 October. 

Sustainable Poultry Production in Europe - Poultry Science Symposium

From 8-10 September the Poultry Science Symposium will take place in Chester, UK. The 31st Poultry Science Symposium aims to explore and ultimately define sustainability in the context of poultry production in Europe and to answer the questions around how we achieve a resilient and successful poultry industry. With UK and international invited speakers, representing industry and academia, the programme will explore the three pillars of sustainability: Environment; Economic and Social. Full details of the speakers and programme can be found here 

Training school: rabbit reproduction and molecular technologies in embryo development

The RGB-organises a training school in Halle, Germany, on rabbit reproduction and molecular technologies in embryo development on 1-4 September 2014. Deadline for the application is the 1st of June. 

Click here for more information on the programme or application

RuminOmics Workshop

RuminOmics is organising a satelite workshop. The workshop will run from 10:00-16:00, on Monday 16 June. 

For more information on the workshop and registration, go here.

 RuminOmics Summer School

 RuminOmics, an EU FP7 project, has announced that applications are now being accepted for its Summer School at Piacenza, Italy. The summer school will be from 8th-10th June 2014. The Summer School will focus on the relationship between the animal genome and the intestinal microbiome and their impact on livestock production and the environment. 

For more information on the event, application and financial support forms, go

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