Heat stress impairs intestinal barrier in dairy cows

Previously uncharacterized immune cells infiltrate the intestinal wall.

The latest research results were published yesterday afternoon (May 7) in the renowned journal "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America".

Can Leibniz scientists at FBN help the Norwegian salmon breeders?

Dummerstorf genome biologists to find genetic solutions to strengthen the immune system in aquaculture farming.

Congratulations to Prof. Dr. habil. Ernst Ritter on his 90th birthday!

Prof. Dr. habil. Ernst Ritter, the nestor of hybrid pig breeding, celebrates his 90th birthday on April 14.


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.


Three programme areas - basis of our research conception