Session 14. Feed use efficiency in pigs and chickens

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Date: 29 August 2016; 14:00 – 18:00 hours
Chairperson: P. Lawdor / P. Varley


Theatre Session 14

ECO-FCE: Growth and intestinal microbiota differ in pigs ranked on RFI on three European sites
U.M. McCormack, T. Curiao, S. Buzoianu, E. Magowan, B. Metzler-Zebeli, D. Berry, F. Crispie, O. O’Sullivan, P. Cotter, H. Reyer, G.E. Gardiner and P.G. Lawlor

ECO-FCE: Assessing differences in intestinal function in pigs of low and high residual feed intake
B.U. Metzler-Zebeli, P.G. Lawlor, E. Magowan, M. Hollmann and Q. Zebeli

ECO FCE: Holistic transcriptome-profiling of feed conversion efficiency (FCE)-divergent pigs
H. Reyer, M. Oster, E. Magowan, R. Quintanilla Aguado, J. Horodyska, R.M. Hamill, P. Lawlor, B. Metzler-Zebeli, E. Murani, S. Ponsuksili and K. Wimmers

ECO-FCE: Feed efficiency related gut microbiota profiles vary in chickens raised at two locations
S.-C. Siegerstetter, R.M. Petri, E. Magowan, Q. Zebeli, P.G. Lawlor and B.U. Metzler-Zebeli

ECO-FCE: Improved feed efficiency in chickens is associated with intestinal size and function
B.U. Metzler-Zebeli, M. Hollmann, E. Magowan, P.G. Lawlor and Q. Zebeli

ECO FCE: Molecular alterations of broilers differing in feed conversion efficiency (FCE)
H. Reyer, N. Trakooljul, E. Magowan, R. Quintanilla Aguado, B. Metzler-Zebeli, E. Murani, S. Ponsuksili and K. Wimmers

Panel discussion

ECO FCE: Residual feed intake and feeding behaviour in group housed pigs
M. Palmer, E. Magowan, B. Metzler-Zebeli, P. Lawlor and N.E. O’Connell

ECO FCE: An industry view on the future focus of feed use efficiency
R.C. Borg

ECO FCE: Understanding the genetic architecture of feed efficiency traits in monogastrics
H. Reyer, M. Graczyk, A. Borowska, T. Szwaczkowski, P.F. Varley, E. Murani, S. Ponsuksili, R. Hawken and K. Wimmers

ECO FCE: Value of RFI vs FCR in genetic selection programs
M. Shirali, P.F. Varley and J. Jensen

ECO-FCE: Integrative genomic models for FCE in monogastrics
P. Sarup, J. Jensen, M. Shirali, T. Ostersen, H. Reyer, P. Varley and P. Sørensen

ECO FCE: Improving protein efficiency of livestock
E.D. Ellen, T. Veldkamp and Y. De Haas

ECO FCE: Key advances from ECO FCE and how they will shape the future
E. Magowan and N.E. O’Connell