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Workshop on animal variation in methane emissions and harmonization of protocols, 5-7 Nov, Spain

The METHAGENE COST Action are hosting a workshop is to gather scientists from different disciplines to have stimulating discussions on the different factors that contribute to among-animal...

Identifying livestock gut microbes contributing to greenhouse gas emissions

“Increased to levels unprecedented” is how the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) described the rise of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide emissions in their report on the...

Dairy Summer School at Liverpool University UK

The University of Liverpool, School of Veterinary Science is pleased to announce an International  Dairy Summer School  for professionals, leaders and farmers in the...

Summer grazing enables high milk yield of dairy cows

Cows eating fresh grass at pasture have to collect their forage from a large area.  In spite of this, the milk yield of grazing cows is of about the same level or higher than that of cows...

Nottingham Feed Conference, 24 – 25 June 2014

Online registration for the Nottingham Feed Conference is now available here:  www.nottingham.ac.uk/feedconf   Details are as follows: 46th University of Nottingham Feed...

Camels emit less methane than cows or sheep

When digesting ruminants exhale methane and their contribution to this global greenhouse gas is considerable. So far the assumption had been that camels with similar digestion produce the same...

Call for short-term scientific missions (STSM) on the theme of methane measurements in ruminants for genetic evaluations

The COST Action FA1302 - “ Methagene – Large-scale methane measurements on individual ruminants for genetic evaluations” is seeking applications for short term scientific missions (STSM) to...

Genetic comparison of Herdwicks, Rough Fells and Dalesbred sheep

A new study highlights surprising differences between Herdwick sheep and their closest neighbouring UK upland breeds. The research, led by The Sheep Trust, a national charity based at the...

Ruminant Gut Microbiology Training Course

The Advanced Training Partnership for Sustainable and Efficient Food Production is offering several training courses in March 2014, including in Ruminant Gut Microbiology : ...

Nottingham University Vacancy in Ruminant Nutrition

Please see the following link for details of a vacancy for a Lecturer/Associate Professor in Ruminant Nutrition at the University of Nottingham:   ...

The case for low methane-emitting cattle

A new research project is looking into the possibilities of adapting every aspect of cattle husbandry and selection processes to lower their greenhouse gas emissions You may think that...

“Fenceless” fencing solutions – SBRI funding competition

SBRI funding is available for innovative measures to control livestock access around watercourses and riparian zones to reduce the impact of agriculture. The small business research initiative...

Cows fed fresh grass and red clover silage produce omega milk

Milk products are a significant source of saturated fatty acids in the Western diet. Fat is an important ingredient that has a material impact on the nutritional value, texture, taste,...

£4m Funding Competition "Advancing the development and application of non-animal technologies"

The Technology Strategy Board, the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs), the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council...

Who gets rid of cow dung?

With more than a billion cows around the world, an immense amount of dung is produced each day. Most of these droppings will evidently disappear, as the world is still green rather than brown....

Nuffield scholarship report on sheep genomics

The report "Sheep genomics: the future of profitable performance prediction", written by Nuffield Scholar Robert Hodgkins can now be accessed here: ...

Precision Livestock Workshops

As part of their "Precision Livestock Initiative", the RASE are organising a series of events showcasing the latest technologies and innovations in livestock farming. Please see the following...

AHDB Tender - Grassland Soil Assessment Tool, and Soil Biology Guide

Please see below details of two tenders - the information below was taken from the following website:  http://www.eblex.org.uk/research/funding-opportunities/   ...

£5.5m Funding Competition for Animal Health Research Projects

In 2012 BBSRC established the Animal Health Research Club (ARC) to bring together industry and the research community to support research that improves our understanding of resistance to pests...

Register now for the "Improved Feed and Forage Workshop" at Aberystwyth on 26-27th September

Do you want to gain an understanding of the value of new genetics and how modern plant breeding can deliver improved feed efficiency whilst reducing the environmental impact of livestock...
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Funding pre-announcement: ERA-Net CoBioTech call expected early Dec 2016

Aim and scope of the call The aim of the co-funded call is to contribute to ...

3Fbio & MetGen revealed as Bio-based Winners at #EFIB2016

3F Bio  (Scotland, UK) and MetGen  (Finland) were both acknowledged by their...