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Accelerating forage breeding to boost livestock productivity

The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), with partners in the UK, Colombia and Kenya bring together their leading expertise in forage breeding for animal nutrition, cutting-edge genomics and phenomics technologies to accelerate the improvement of  Brachiaria , a vital livestock feed crop in central Africa and Latin America. More than 80 per cent of the world’s agricultural land is...
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Feed-a-Gene: New EU research programme on monogastric livestock production

Feed-a-Gene ( http://www.feed-a-gene.eu ) is a EU-funded H2020 research programme on monogastric livestock production launched in March 2015, for a duration of 5 years, with 23 partners and a budget of  € 9.9 million. Feed-a-Gene aims to better adapt monogastric livestock production systems (pigs, poultry and rabbits) to improve their efficiency and...
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Review finds no sign of health or nutrition problems from GMO livestock feed

A newly published review of the prevalence and impacts of genetically engineered (GE) feedstuffs on livestock populations has concluded that there are no signs of health or nutrition problems as a result of these feeds. The scientists collated information from the scientific literature on the performance and health of animals fed with feedstuffs containing GE ingredients, and on the...
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