The role of genetics in breeder selection

Geneticists making selection decisions actively pursue those birds that are genetically superior for key traits that influence their welfare.

Selection for persistency and profitability in layers

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Preisinger, Chief Technical Officer at the EW Group, held a presentation on the selection of Lohmann’s layer lines for the traits...

Genetic approaches to reducing heat susceptibility in meat broilers

With the limited availability and rising cost of energy, and the increasing tendency to minimize the total amount of resources used for human food production, artificial cooling of broiler houses is also becoming an economical and political burden in developed countries. Breeding heat-tolerant broilers may offer a sustainable approach to mitigate the negative effects of heat on broiler production.

Animal Genetics and Diseases

A conference showcased the exciting potential of genetics as a tool for disease control has recently taken place in Cambridge - the first event...

Practical applications of nutrigenomics in poultry nutrition

Novel molecular techniques such as microarray technologies have spurred the development of the field of nutrigenomics. Using microarrays to evaluate gene responses allows us...

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