Session 11. The role of imported genetics for sustainable breeding programmes

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Date: 26 August 2013; 14:00 – 18:00 hours
Chairperson: Baumung

Theatre Session 11

14.00 How sustainable animal breeding is helping to feed the world
Invited D.E. Howard

14.45 Global layer breeding with special focus on sustainability
Invited R. Preisinger

15.30 The decreasing role of native genetic resources in modern Ukrainian pig production
O. Kravchenko, A. Getya and O. Kodak

16.15 Crossbreeding dairy cattle: introduction and impact on tropical smallholder production systems
R. Roschinsky, J. Sölkner, R. Puskur and M. Wurzinger

16.45 Influence of Holstein Friesian and other varieties on Lithuanian native cattle
R. Sveistiene and E. Kauryniene

17.00 Imported genetics as a basis of a sustainable development of beef cattle sector in Poland
P. Dakowski, B. Konopka, E. Martyniuk, J. Denkiewicz and A. Strawa-Harasymowicz

17.30 Inbreeding and impact of foreign dairy cattle breeds in the German Angeln dairy cattle population
D. Hinrichs and G. Thaller

17.45 Recovery of native genomes of conserved breeds with optimum contribution selection
R. Wellmann and J. Bennewitz


Poster Session  11

Toll-like receptor gene polymorphism in the indigenous Czech cattle breeds
K. Novak