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FGE international gala evening at the Sommet de l’Elevage 2014

Sommet de l'Elevage 2014

The international gala evening « France, Livestock Country », organized by France Génétique Elevage (FGE) during the 2014 French Livestock Show (“Sommet de l’Elevage”), was attended by more than 250 international visitors

Each year, the “Sommet de l’Elevage” is the place to be for discovering French Livestock breeds. Once again, for this 2014 edition of the show, FGE hosted the international gala evening « France, Livestock Country”, to greet the international visitors. The event was organized in collaboration with INTERBEV and with the financial support of FranceAgriMer.

Through the successive interventions of several speakers from various French Livestock organizations, key messages, technical information and data could be exposed to the visitors and illustrated by a presentation of over 40 breeds (bovine, ovine, horses) :

  • The offer of a leading country
  • A wide range of breeds that meet the diversity of farming contexts and market demands
  • Highly performing breeding animals resulting from a rigorous selection process
  • Products at the cutting edge of progress and technological innovation.

In addition to the breed’s presentation by selection organizations, the French breeding companies could also present the progeny of several AI bulls: pollard heifers, offsprings from sexed semen, and yearlings from terminal cross breeding with hardy breeds.

Very representative of the quality of the French offer, they have also been very appreciated.

To know more about the event, check out the video (in French) here

To conclude the event, a cocktail – in the ring and on straw bales tables - was offered to all participants. An excellent opportunity for all international delegations to exchange with FGE members in a friendly atmosphere.

Considering the number of foreign delegations participating, the degree of satisfaction of all stakeholders and the impact of an event assembling all the actors of the production and dissemination of French genetics, the international gala is due to be an annual meeting.