Interbull Centre provides genetic information services and applied research for improvement of livestock to a worldwide network and fulfills a mandate as a reference laboratory for the European Commission.
The Interbull Centre is a section of the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU, which has been contracted by ICAR to be the operational unit for the Interbull permanent subcommittee and for the Interbeef working group (http://www.icar.org/pages/working_groups/wg_interbeef.htm). As the European Union Reference Laboratory for Zootechnics, the Interbull centre interacts with the EU member states through the international genetic evaluation services and also provides assistance to the European Commission in issues related to bovine breeding and genetics.
The Interbull Centre is formed by seven full time staff, one full time consultant, a PhD student and it is supported by the Interbull Secretariat.
Our services are performed with
· Accurate predictions
· Timely delivery
· Documented methods and practices publicly available
· Unbiased statistics
· Comprehensive communication
Management and co-workers are committed to fulfill customer requirements and to achieve policy and goals through continual improvements.
For all general queries, please use the address below :
Dept. Animal Breeding and Genetics SLU
Gerda Nilssons väg 2, Ultuna Campus