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KTIA_AIK_12-1-2013-0002: “Elaboration of alternative biotechnological methods for development of the Hungarian in vitro poultry and rabbit gene bank.”

During the past hundred years of its history the Centre for Farm Animal Gene Conservation has always played a significant role in the gene conservation, research, breeding, education, consultation and extension activities connected to Hungarian small animal breeding.

Development of ecological small animal breeding based on indigenous Hungarian breeds and species

Barn for turkey breeding stock kept in ecological farming
The aim of our project was to develop new, semi-intensive – free range – genotypes and keeping and breeding technologies, those are suitable for production of special quality products even in certified ecological farming systems. Chicken, turkey and rabbit species and fish production are also involved to the project.