FORLÌ, ITALY, APRIL 2-3, 2009


The third edition of the Giornate di Coniglicoltura ASIC 2009 (Italian Rabbit Days), product of the collaboration between ASIC (Italian Rabbit Scientific Association), Avitalia (Italian Poultry and Rabbit Producers Association), ASPA (Animal Production Scientific Association) and Forlì Fair was held in Forlì at 2-3 April 2009. The first day of the congress was focused on a Round Table entitled Biosecurity and welfare in rabbit farming. During the second day it were presented three main lectures: Possibilities to reduce the feed conversion in rabbit production by L. Maertens, Role of type of fibre on intestinal microbiota and performance in rabbits by J. García, M. Gómez-Conde, A.Pérez de Rozas, I. Badiola, M.J. Villamide, C. de Blas, R. Carabaño, The relationship between housing systems and animal welfare by Zs. Szendrő. Moreover, sessions of oral communications on Reproduction and Genetics, Nutrition and Physiology, Management and Meat Quality, and Pathology were held. A Poster Session was through the two days. The congress was attended by about 80 participants, including researchers from Spain, Belgium, Greece and The Netherlands. A total of 3 main lectures, 11 oral communications and 9 posters were presented. Following are reported the abstracts of all contributions

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 Universitat Politècnica de València


Official journal of the World Rabbit Science Association (WRSA)


e-ISSN: 1989-8886     ISSN: 1257-5011   https://doi.org/10.4995/wrs