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Book of Abstracts of the 60th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production

  • Book of Abstracts of the 60th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production

Book of Abstracts of the 60th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production


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Barcelona, Spain, 24-27 August 2009

About The Book

This Book of Abstracts is the main publication of the 60th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production (EAAP) held in Barcelona, Spain, on August 24-27 2009. It contains abstracts of the invited papers and contributed presentations. The meeting addressed subjects relating to science and innovation.

Important problems were discussed during the sessions of EAAP's nine Commissions: Animal Genetics, Animal Nutrition, Animal Management and Health, Animal Physiology, Cattle Production, Sheep and Goat Production, Pig Production, Horse Production and Livestock Farming Systems. In addition joint sessions on topics interesting several disciplines and species were included in the programme.

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Author Various
Availability In Print
Dimensions Unknown
Extent 776 pages
ISBN 9789086861217
Publication date 2009
Book Type Softcover


  • Session 01. Local breeds: what future? 1. Selection
  • Session 02. Symposium on protein metabolism and N excretion in dairy cattle
  • Session 03. The impact of competition between food, feed and fuel on livestock industry
  • Session 04. Impact of global market on cattle breeding programs and practices
  • Session 05. Nutrition and product quality
  • Session 07. Dog breeding and behaviour
  • Session 09. Local breeds: what future? 2. Farming systems and products
  • Session 10. EAAP-ASAS-ADSA Growth and Development Symposium
  • Session 11. Future of non-production traits for breeding and management of beef and dairy husbandry
  • Session 12. Indicators and analysis of risk factors in livestock welfare
  • Session 13. Practical strategies and tools for the genetic management of farm animal populations
  • Session 14. Genetics of meat animals free communications
  • Session 15. Dairy genetics free communications
  • Session 18. Practical implementation of marker-assisted selection in pig and poultry breeding
  • Session 19. Horse genetics with special emphasis on defects and longevity
  • Session 20. Are organic farming systems sustainable?
  • Session 21. What contributes to low still birth and succesfull herd replacement in cattle?
  • Session 22. Promising applications of Nutrigenomics in animal science
  • Session 23. Animal transportation (welfare, handling, risk assessment, economics)
  • Session 24. Selection in harsh environments: methods and results and sheep and goat genetics free communications
  • Session 25. Sheep and Goat reproduction
  • Session 26. Physiology and genetics of stress and behaviour
  • Session 27. Methods to assess livestock farming systems dynamics: adaptive strategies to changing socio-economic environment
  • Session 28. Genomic selection
  • Session 29. Reproduction technologies in horses
  • Session 30. Management and processing for high quality forages
  • Session 32. Animal fibre science
  • Session 33. Animal genetics (methodology) free communications
  • Session 34. Livestock farming systems free communications
  • Session 35. Animal Management and Health Free Communications
  • Session 36. Animal Nutrition Free Communications
  • Session 37. Animal Physiology Free Communications
  • Session 38. Cattle Production Free Communications
  • Session 39. Horse Production (management and nutrition)
  • Session 40. Pig Production Free Communications
  • Session 41. Sheep and Goat Production Free Communications
  • Session 42. Health issues and immunocompetence in pig production
  • Session 43. Symposium on ?Advances and use of electronic identification?
  • Session 44. The role of livestock farming in rural development
  • Session 45. Molecular tools for disease resistance
  • Session 46. Performance Horses. Open questions and challenges for future research and practice
  • Session 47. Feed additives to improve diet utilisation
  • Session 48. Cattle Network: Sustainable production in Mediterranean countries
  • Session 49a. Sheep and goat organic farming and product marketing
  • Session 49b. Free communications on sheep and goat feeding and breeding
  • Session 50a. Biosecurity and free range systems
  • Session 50b. Emerging zoonotic diseases
  • Session 51. Management of pig feeding: health, environment and social implications
  • Session 52. Animal Nutrition Free Communications
  • Session 53. Animal genetics (methodology) free communications
  • Session 54. Cattle Production Free Communications
  • Session 55. Incorporation of ethical considerations in professions in livestock industry

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