ABSTRACTS OF THE “GIORNATE DI CONIGLICOLTURA ASIC 2011”
The fourth edition of the Italian Rabbit Days was held in Forlì (Italy) on April 8-9, 2011, organized by ASIC (Italian Rabbit Scientific Association) in collaboration with Dipartimento di Scienze degli Alimenti (Università di Bologna), Dipartimento di Scienze Animali (Università di Padova), Fondazione Iniziative Zooprofilattiche e Zootecniche (Brescia), ASPA (Animal Production Scientific Association) and the Forli Fair.
The first day included three invited lectures: “Feed restriction strategies, implications on physiology, growth and health of the growing rabbit”, presented by T. Gidenne, L. Fortun-Lamothe, S. Combes; “Ovulation induction in rabbit does: a review”, presented by A. Dal Bosco; “Factors affecting efficacy of intravaginal administration of GnRH analogues for ovulation induction in rabbit does” presented by P.G. Rebollar. In addition, three sessions of oral communications on Reproduction and Genetics, Nutrition and Physiology, Welfare, Management, and Pathology were held.
During the second day it was presented a round table focused on “Management and use of drugs and vaccines in rabbit production”. Finally a Poster Session was through the two days.
The meeting was attended by more than 100 participants, including researchers and technicians from France, Spain, Hungary, Belgium and Switzerland. A total of 3 invited papers, 14 oral communications and 16 posters were presented during the congress. Following the abstracts of all contributions are reported.
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