Session 65. Practices and prospects for adapting to a challenging Mediterranean environment

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Date: Thursday 30 August 2018; 14.00 – 18.00
Chair: G. Hadjipavlou

Theatre Session 65

New breeding goals and role of genomics on adaptation and resilience traits in French dairy sheep
J.M. Astruc, D. Buisson, H. Larroque and G. Lagriffoul

Perspectives of small ruminants in the Mediterranean part of Croatia
Z. Barać and M. Špehar

Spanish dairy sheep breeds face new challenges on Mediterranean area
E. Ugarte, R.J. Ruiz, F. Arrese, R. Gallego and F. Freire

French conservation programs of sheep and goats in a Mediterranean context: a SWOT analysis
C. Danchin-Burge

Sources of flexibility in replacement and culling practices in dairy-sheep farms of Corsica
L. Perucho, C.H. Moulin, J.C. Paoli, C. Ligda and A. Lauvie

Genotype by environment interaction for length of 1st inter lambing interval in sheep
A. Kasap, V. Držaić and B. Mioč

Adaptation to Mediterranean climate challenge in ruminants: thermal tolerance phenotypes and genetics
M.J. Carabaño, M. Ramón, M. Usala, M. Serrano, J.M. Serradilla, C. Meneses, M.A. Jiménez, M.D. Pérez-Guzmán, A. Molina, R. Gallego, F. Freire and C. Díaz

Prospects of local sheep and goat breeds for sustainable farming in a changing mediterranean region
P.Y. Aad and M. Kharrat-Sarkis

Dynamics and prospects for crop-livestock systems in South and North of Mediterranean
V. Alary, J. Lasseur, A. Aboulnaga, T. Srairi and C.H. Moulin

Poster Session 65

Characterization of dairy sheep and goats production systems in France: first step for a G×E study
H. Larroque, G. Lagriffoul, A. Combasteix, J.M. Astruc, D. Hazard, A. Rolland and I. Palhière

Betaine mitigates hyperthermia in heat-stressed, hypohydrated fattening Awassi lambs
H.J. Al-Tamimi, B.S. Obeidat, K.Z. Mahmoud and M. Daradka