Livestock Research

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The Livestock Research Branch is a dedicated group of researchers and extension specialists in the Livestock Research and Extension Division.

Your partner for success: We partner with allied-industry and primary producers to advance agriculture in Alberta. Our expert scientists, technicians and extension specialists are committed to advancing knowledge and implementing changes on Alberta farms through applied research, commercial field studies and extension activities.

Our Vision:
Livestock Research Branch: World-class partner in delivering applied and innovative solutions for a sustainable and vibrant Alberta.

Mission Statement:
Enable the Alberta livestock industry to use research-based knowledge and technology to enhance competitiveness.

The Livestock Research Branch consists of several research groups; Poultry, Beef, Dairy, Animal Welfare, Feed Quality, Monogastric Feed, and Aquaculture. For more information about who we are, what we do, presentations, factsheets, publications and other information, click on any of the research group links in the navigation bar on the left.

For an organizational overview of the Livestock Research Branch within Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, click here.

For more information about the content of this document, contact Miranda Smit.
This information published to the web on November 17, 2014.
Last Reviewed/Revised on March 14, 2016.