April 15 and 16, 2014: 4th LowInputBreeds Symposium

Symposium annoucement

April 15 and 16, 2014: 4th LowInputBreeds Symposium in Newcastle, UK

LowInputBreeds: Key facts & figures

Development of integrated livestock breeding and management strategies to improve animal health, product quality and performance in European organic and ‘low input’ milk, meat and egg production - LowInputBreeds

  • 5-year EU Collaborative Project, funded under the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration Activities
  • Contract No. 222623
  • 94 person-years of research
  • Over 60 scientists
  • 21 leading research and industrial organisations
  • 15 countries
  • 4 livestock species: cattle (dairy and beef), sheep (dairy and meat), pigs, poultry
  • Running from 2009-2014
  • Project coordination: Newcastle University and Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL
  • www.lowinputbreeds.org

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LowInputBreeds -  Development of integrated livestock breeding and management strategies to improve animal health, product quality and performance in European organic and ‘low input’ milk, meat and egg production  is a 5-year EU Collaborative Project, funded under the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration Activities.

News

Proceedings of the 14th International Seminar of the FAO-CIHEAM Network on Sheep and Goats Sub-Network on Nutrition now available

(15.04.2014) 

The second LowInputBreeds Symposium took place in the framework of the 14th International Seminar of the FAO-CIHEAM Network on Sheep and Goats Sub-Network on Nutrition.... read more



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LowInputBreeds Technical Notes online

(15.04.2014) 

The European LowInputBreeds project is producing a number of Technical Notes. The Technical Notes cover key themes and results from the LowInputBreeds project. read more



Fourth LowInputBreeds Symposium: Programme

(08.04.2014) 

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New LowInputBreeds Newsletter

(13.01.2014) 

The ninth newsletter of the LowInputBreeds project is now online.  read more



Impact of grazing management on lamb meat quality

(13.01.2014) 

New LowInputBreeds Technical Note  read more



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New LowInputBreeds Technical Note: Raising cockerels from free range egg production

(07.12.2013) 

Worldwide most males from layer type poultry are currently killed at hatch.  Yet farmers with laying hens, consulted in the LowInputBreeds project, revealed they... read more



Cover book of abstracts

64th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science: Book of Abstacts

(15.10.2013) 

The book of abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP), to which the LowInputBreeds project contributed the session... read more



Organic Eprints: Latest entries from the LowInputBreeds project