• Summary of ASGGN & LRG Satellite meetings GGAA2016Mar 10

    On the 14th and 16th of February the annual meeting of ASGGN and the Joint Network, respectively held meetings in conjunction with the GGAA conference in Melbourne, Australia   ASGGN annual meeting On February 14th, we...

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  • ASGGN & LRG satellite meetings GGAA 2016Dec 01

     Information about 2 network meetings at GGAA conference, Melbourne, Australia   Dear all, Early 2016 the GGAA conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia (http://www.ggaa2016.org/). The networks within the...

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  • ASGGN updateOct 14

    Dear all, I would like to share a few messages with you: Joint network meeting in Reading, UK (June 2015) GRA-LRG Newsletter Upcoming ASGGN meeting during GGAA-conference on Sunday February 14, 2016  Joint network...

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  • Steps to Sustainable LivestockAug 19

    First Announcement - International Conference Steps to Sustainable Livestock 12th ‑ 15th January 2016 Bristol, UK      ...

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  • RuminOmics Regional workshopJul 10

    RuminOmics Regional workshop Improving efficiency of production and reducing environmental impact Westin Hotel Warsaw, Poland 14.00h 1st September to 16.00h 2nd September, 2015 The aim of the workshop...

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  • ASGGN satellite meeting to GGAA 2016Apr 29

    Satellite – Genetics of enteric methane and feed efficiency   Sunday February 14, 8:30 AM – 4 PM - Pullman Melbourne Albert Park Registration Fee: $100.00     This 1-day...

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  • Call for abstracts GGAA2016Apr 21

    GGAA 2016 - Melbourne 14-18 February 2016   Call for Abstracts Now Open Submissions are warmly invited for presentations at GGAA 2016. Submissions are sought for oral and poster presentations which address one or more of...

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  • 2015 GRA Livestock Research Group Network MeetingApr 09

    Early February I announced a joint network meeting, to be held in Reading, UK. Attached is the agenda we have set up for the meeting; from ‘genetics’ there is currently no network meeting planned on the Thursday morning....

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  • ASGGN 2014 Meeting VancouverApr 09

    Annual meeting of ASGGN in Vancouver, Canada In August 2014, 80 people connected to the Animal Selection, Genetics and Genomics Network met for a satellite meeting attached to the World Conference of Genetics Applied to Livestock...

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  • ASGGN AgendaJul 18

    Agenda for the annual ASGGN meeting to be held Sunday August 17th 2014 in the Cypress Room at the Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver, Canada, can be downloaded below.

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  • RuminOmics Summer School and WorkshopApr 17

    Announcment of the Joint RuminOmics/Rumen Microbial Genomics Network / ECO-FCE Workshop (16th June 2014) and RuminOmics Summer School (July 8th-10th 2014)   Joint RuminOmics/Rumen Microbial Genomics Network / ECO-FCE Workshop...

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  • Methagene COST action FA1302Apr 07

    Call for Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSM)   1st Call for Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSM) COST Action FA1302 - “Methagene – Large-scale methane measurements on individual ruminants...

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  • ASGGN Next MeetingMar 24

    ASSGN Workshop Westin Bayshore, 17th August 2014, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM   The Animal Selection, Genetics and Genomics Network (ASGGN) is focused on bringing together scientists working in the area of reducing greenhouse gas...

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  • Livestock, Climate Change & Food SecurityDec 20

     Livestock, Climate Change & Food Security, open science conference 19-20 May 2014, Hotel Miguel Angel, Madrid I would like to bring to your attention the recently announced AnimalChange science conference which will be held...

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  • MPWG White paperDec 18

    Consensus methods for breeding low methane emitting animals Authors: N. K. Pickering, Y. de Haas, J. Basarab, K. Cammack, B. Hayes, R. S. Hegarty, J. Lassen, J. C. McEwan, S. Miller, C. S. Pinares-Patiño, G. Shackell, P. Vercoe and V....

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  • DMI and FCE WorkshopNov 14

    Ruminant Feed Conversion Efficiency and Dry Matter Intake Workshop October 28th and 29th 2013, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia. The meeting aimed to facilitate exchange of information, discussion and collaboration between researchers...

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  • DMI and FCE WorkshopOct 03

    Ruminant Feed Conversion Efficiency and Dry Matter Intake Workshop October 28th and 29th 2013, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia. The meeting aims to facilitate exchange of information, discussion and collaboration between researchers...

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  • GPLER3 Funding RoundSep 26

    Dear Colleagues,  A third and final funding round of the New Zealand Fund for Global Partnerships in Livestock Emissions Research (GPLER Fund) opened on Monday 5 August 2013. The GPLER Fund is a contestable international research...

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  • ICAR Working GroupSep 02

    First meeting of the ICAR Working Group to be held in September 2013 The first meeting of the ICAR Working Group, which will investigate finalising data specifications, traitnames, recording guidelines etc. is to be held shortly. A...

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  • First Draft of MPWG White PaperJun 18

    The first draft of the MPWG White paper is now available for comment. This will be discussed at the ASGGN meeting in Dublin on Thursday 27th June. Your inputs are welcomed.  If you are unable to attend the Dublin Meeting, please...

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  • New European science network on methane challenges and genetics in ruminantsJun 07

    A new EU-supported network that aims, among other things, to improve measurements of methane emissions from ruminants is co-chaired by scientists from Aarhus University and Wageningen. More than 50 scientists from more than 20 countries in...

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  • Rumen Microbial Genomics Network MAy NewsletterMay 27

    The May 2013 RMG Network Newsletter can be read by clicking on the  DOWNLOAD link to the left.   Adrian Cookson, the Network coordinator, would very much appreciate you alerting any colleagues that might be interested...

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  • Next meetingApr 05

    ASGGN Meeting.  Dublin, Ireland 27th June 2013  The next international meeting of the ASGGN will be as a satellite immediately following the Greenhouse Gases in Animal Agriculture Conference in Dublin. The meeting...

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  • EAAP Abstracts now being acceptedJan 10

    Abstracts are now being accepted for the 64th meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. The Conference will be held in Nantes, France 26th-30th August 2013.  The deadline for submission of abstracts is March 1st...

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  • December NewsletterJan 07

    The December 2012 ASGGN Newsletter is now posted on the website and be accessed under the Publications Tab or by clicking here.

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  • Rumen Microbial Genomics Network December NewsletterJan 07

    The first RMG Network Newsletter can be read by clicking on the image or the DOWNLOAD link to the left.   Adrian Cookson, the Network coordinator, would very much appreciate you alerting any colleagues that might be...

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  • GGAA Update Registration and Call for Papers Dec 2012Dec 11

    The Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference 2013 will take place in Dublin, Ireland from Sunday 23rd to Wednesday 26th June 2013 GGAA 2013 will attract speakers and delegates from throughout the globe and will build on previous...

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  • WCAP 2013Dec 10

    WCAP Conference 2013, Beijing, China The 11th World Conference on Animal Production (11th WCAP) which will be held in Beijing during October 15-20, 2013. The 11th WCAP will be hosted by the Chinese Association of Animal Science &...

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  • Next ASGGN MeetingNov 23

    The next meeting of the ASGGN will be in Dublin on 27th June 2013.  A one day Workshop and Business meeting is planned as a satellite following the Greenhouse Gases in Animal Agriculture Conference to be held in Dublin,...

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  • PAG Asia announcedOct 15

    Plant & Animal Genome ASIA 2013 March 17-19, 2013, Singapore Online information: http://tinyurl.com/8p8rft5 In response to the expanding global population, worldwide climate changes, and dramatic plant and animal genome...

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  • AAABG Call for papersOct 05

    CALL FOR PAPERS - 20th AAABG 2013 Conference The Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics (AAABG) 20th conference will be held in Napier, New Zealand from 20th to 23rd October 2013.  We are calling for oral...

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  • GGAA AnouncementOct 03

    The next Greenhouse Gases in Animal Agriculture Conference will be held in Dublin, Ireland on 23-26 June 2013. Click on the logo to view the Conference Flyer You can access the site here http://www.ggaa2013.ie/

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  • ASGGN MPWGSep 11

    Methane Phenotyping Working Group formed at Cairns meeting. Methane emitted from grazing ruminant livestock is produced by gut microbes. Differences in emissions measured between individual host animals are heritable and therefore can be...

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