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PEGASE: Physiology, Environment, and Genetics for the Animal and Livestock Systems

Welcome to Pegase!


Pegase au cœur du Grand Ouest

Pegase is a joint research unit (UMR in French) created in 2012 by Inra and Agrocampus Ouest. Pegase is the acronym for "Physiologie, Environnement et Génétique pour l’Animal et les Systèmes d’Elevage" (Physiology, Environment and Genetics for the Animal and Livestock Systems).

Situated in Brittany, in western France, in the centre of one of the main agricultural regions in Europe, only 2 h from Paris, Pegase employs about 120 permanent staff and 30 temporary staff and students. Pegase has facilities in 3 locations in the vicinity of Rennes.

Pegase conducts research on animal biology and livestock systems with the ultimate goal to improve the sustainability and the competitiveness of animal production systems. More specifically, we aim to understand how the animal and livestock systems adapt to current and future conditions and challenges.

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2020.03.02 - European research program PPILOW

European research program PPILOW

Poultry and PIg Low-input and Organic production systems’ Welfare.
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2020.03.02 - 3D device to record cow morphometry

3D device to record cow morphometry

New equipment at the experimental dairy production facility.
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2019.10.11 - Information project Power

Do piglets in organic farms need iron supplementation?

This study within the CORE Organic Cofund project POWER, aimed at describing the practices in French organic pig farms regarding iron supplementation...
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2019.09.09 - Students and scientists of the university of Ghent in Pegase

Students and scientists of the university of Ghent in Pegase

Scientists, postdoc and PhD students of the university of Ghent (Belgium) during a study trip in Brittany.
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