Feed and gas Working Group

The page shows introductory information about the Feed and gas Working Group

Introduction

In June 2015, at the ICAR Technical Meeting held in Krakow, the Board endorsed the Feed and gasWorking Group whose Terms of Reference are available here

The Chairperson of the WG is Roel Veerkamp while the Vice Chair/Secretary is Yvette de Haas

 

Members of the Working Group

  • Rouillé Benoit
  • Raffaella Finocchiaro
  • Phil Garnsworthy
  • Birgit Gredler
  • Nina Krattenmacher
  • Jan Lassen
  • Filippo Miglior
  • Jennie Pryce

 

Industry liaison group

  • Daniel Abernethy
  • Andrew Cromie
  • Juan Pena
  • Sijne Van Beek
  • Marco Winters

 

Research liaison group

  • Daniel Lefebvre
  • Eileen Wall
  • Georg Thaller
  • Maguy Eugene
  • Martino Casandro
  • Meil Hostens
  • Nico Peiren
  • Nicolas Gengler
  • Noureddine Charfeddine
  • Peter Lovendahl
  • Romain Saintilan
  • Stephanie Minery
  • Yuri Montanholi

 

Objectives of the Feed and Gas WG

The objectives of the Feed and Gas WG are to:

  1.  Provide a forum for members of ICAR and associated researchers to  collaborate, exchange information and learn from each other on all aspects of: recording and using dry matter intake data, and recording and using methane outputs data.
  2. Maintain, update, promote and extend universal guidelines for recording dry matter intake and methane output in cattle, sheep and goats Worldwide
  3. Conduct and report the results of periodic international surveys on recording dry matter intake and methane output in cattle, sheep and goats worldwide.
  4. Develop, provide and promote a system and standards for data storage and genetic evaluation services which will form the basis of services that ICAR will provide to members of ICAR and their research associates on a user pays basis.
  5. Facilitate and cooordinate international collaboration in research and development on recording and using dry matter intake data, and recording and using methane outputs data.

 

 

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