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Towards preventive health management in native dual-purpose cattle via novel breeding strategies

König, Sven (2016) Towards preventive health management in native dual-purpose cattle via novel breeding strategies. Paper at: EAAP 2016 - 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Belfast, UK, 29 Aug – 2 Sept 2016. [Completed]

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This contribution reflects the major scientific objectives of the collaborative EU-project 2-ORG-COWS.
The objective of the project is to provide an in-depth evaluation of novel functional traits and associated
environmental descriptors as a prerequisite: (a) for the implementation of breeding strategies for local dual purpose cattle kept in grassland systems; and (b) for preventive livestock health management.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:EU-Project, 2-ORG-COWS, animal breeding, dual purpose cattle, grassland systems, animal health
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Beef cattle
Animal husbandry > Breeding and genetics
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic Plus > 2-OrG-COWS
Germany > University of Kassel > Department of Animal Breeding
Related Links:http://coreorganicplus.org/research-projects/2-org-cows/
Deposited By: König, Prof. Dr. Sven
ID Code:30851
Deposited On:07 Dec 2016 11:47
Last Modified:07 Dec 2016 11:57
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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