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Theme: Improving sustainability of UK livestock production through enhanced reproductive performance

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LS3301: Molecular genetics of sex determination and gonadal development in birds
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £432,950
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Poultry, Reproduction, Biotechnology
 
 
LS3302: Enhancement of sperm survival by oviduct epithelial cells
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2002, Cost £157,680
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Zoology
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Pigs, Reproduction, Biotechnology
 
 
LS3304: Automatic fertility monitoring for pigs
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2004, Cost £313,333
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Pigs, Reproduction
 
 
LS3305: Identification of factors & mechanisms in embryo culture associated with large offspring syndrome
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2004, Cost £619,382
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Animal Production, Reproduction, Sustainable Production, Biotechnology
 
 
LS3306: Nutritional influences on dairy cow fertility
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2006, Cost £1,933,386
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Nottingham
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Climate Change, Dairy, Farming, Livestock Farming, Peer Review, Reproduction, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LS3307: Seasonal Infertility in the domestic pig; database analyses to evaluate factors responsible
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2005, Cost £140,802
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Nottingham
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Pigs, Reproduction
 
 
LS3309: Enhancement of sperm survival for improved efficiency of artificial insemination in pigs
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2003, Cost £27,309
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Zoology
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Pigs, Reproduction, Biotechnology
 
 
LS3310: Reducing the wastage in the dairy herd
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2008, Cost £841,633
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Royal Veterinary College
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Climate Change, Dairy, Environment, Farming, Livestock Farming, Quality, Reproduction, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LS3311: The molecular biology of sex determination and sexual development in birds
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2006, Cost £592,213
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Genetics, Livestock Farming, Animal Production, Molecular Biology, Poultry, Reproduction, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Biotech-non GM
 
 
LS3312: Reducing the numbers of unproductive and poorly productive animals in suckler beef and sheep production systems: a review
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2005, Cost £27,795
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Environmental Impact, Farming, Genetics, Livestock Farming, Animal Production, Reproduction, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
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