Institut de l'Élevage

Areas of research


The Institut de l'Élevage is at the crossroads of research and consultancy and is the technical reference institute for ruminant breeding.

The Institut de l'Elevage conducts studies on nearly 60 topics in line with social issues. These studies concern

  • genetics,
  • breeding techniques,
  • the environment,
  • health,
  • animal welfare,
  • product quality,
  • the economics of the sectors and exploitation,
  • breeding systems,the profession of breeder,
  • information systems,
  • international cooperation.