Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)

The Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) researches the functional biodiversity of farm animals in the context of the specific environments in which they are kept and derives sustainable solutions for farm animal husbandry.

Novel cell culture model is aimed at avoiding animal experiments

The Reproductive Cell Biology Unit at the FBN has succeeded for the first time in establishing realistic 3D cell culture models of the animal Fallopian tubes.

Are clever goats happier? FBN and Agroscope cooperating on animal welfare

Dummerstorf and Swiss scientists investigate the effects of targeted thinking training on animal well-being

Identification of molecular markers for crowding stress in rainbow trout

The prestigious journal ‘Aquaculture’ has published results of the FBN about the well-being of rainbow trout.


Four programme areas - basis of our research conception