A joint event ATF – Fitter Livestock Farming PG will be held on 6th November afternoon in Brussels during the 2019 Animal Task Force annual meeting. The workshop “What R&I can deliver to support climate mitigation and adaptation in livestock farming” will bring together animal scientists with livestock professionals and advisors, as well as researchers, […]
Don’t miss the chance to participate in the 2nd TNA Call! Deadline 30 September 2019. For more info and application visit the TNA webpage.
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Smartcow participates with five other EU-funded projects (Feed-a-Gene, Image, Saphir, GplusE, GenTORE) in the CDB Fitter Livestock Farming, a joint tool created by the European Commission, with its financial support, and coordinated by Trust IT-Services. These six projects are closely related to each other, with similar objectives. The idea is to help them collaborating, developing synergies, […]
Fitter Livestock Farming Project Group organises two workshops, providing a discussion forum for their collaborative Policy Paper. Two workshops focused on sustainable and competitive livestock production in Europe should be brought to your attention. The first one, on 28th August 2019, is part of the programme of the European Federation for Animal Science (EAAP) Annual […]
Nowadays in cattle research infrastructures a large amount of data is recorded using new smart technologies on a routine basis or for experimental purposes. However, there is a lack of a common approach for validation of such devices. Thus, the SmartCow consortium propose guidelines for validation of sensor output that highlights a checklist to consider […]
SmartCow has set out among its first priorities and outcomes in cattle research to give a harmonized description of the European facilities. SmartCow wants to establish an inventory of all existing cattle research infrastructures across Europe, so it has set on its website an interactive map of these infrastructures, allowing web users to get all the […]
The Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, invites highly qualified applicants for three assistant professor positions in: 1) Epigenetics 2) High throughput sequencing and bioinformatics 3) Ruminant microbiome and its function The positions are available from 1 January 2020 or soon thereafter. Application deadline: May 19th, 2019. For more and detailed information please visit the […]
SmartCow Transnational Access: Second Call for proposals launched Free access to the leading European cattle research facilities We are pleased to announce the launch of the second call for proposals for Transnational Access (TNA) within the SmartCow project. The TNA call makes available cattle research facilities of SmartCow partners for research by academic or industry […]
Interested in feed efficiency of cattle and methane emissions? Join the SmartCow training program! Seven training courses are scheduled for September and October 2019, dealing with topics such as feed efficiency of beef and dairy cattle and methane emissions; gold standard methods to assess key phenotypes in ruminant nutrition; and measurement techniques and proxies for […]