Institute for Animal Husbandry, Belgrade-Zemun, is a scientific research institution specializing in the field of animal production, in many ways unique to our country in its field.
Institute for Animal Husbandry was founded in 1948. Mission of the Institute is research and development of animal husbandry and food production. We are open house of knowledge for all those in science, education and the economy in need of advice, training, or partner in the field of science in which we are engaged.
MISSION OF THE INSTITUTE FOR ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
Research and development of animal husbandry and food production, open house of knowledge for all the in science, education and the economy in need of advice, training, or partner in the field of science in which we are engaged.
VISION OF THE INSTITUTE FOR ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
Institute of Animal Husbandry – staffed and modern research and development institution focused on the future, which can meet any challenge with its multidisciplinary approach and demonstrates the innovation in practice at the Experimental centre.
To achieve these goals the team work is employed by scientific departments, accredited Laboratory of Chemistry and Microbiology, Laboratory of Meat and Egg Quality, Laboratory of Mycotoxicological Testing, the Experimental centre – unique in Serbia, “outdoor laboratory” that provides research and development in production of healthy, biologically high-value food from the farm/land (300 acres) through farming/rearing of farm animals (6 experimental farms for research in cattle, swine, sheep, poultry production), to the finished product on our tables (Experimental slaughterhouse – production of fresh meat and meat products). Two laboratories are currently in the development – Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, and, in collaboration with colleagues from Japan in the JICA project, research Laboratory of the Biogas Production Research from agricultural by-products and food industries. Investigations are in progress in the area of ecology and good agricultural practices, protection of indigenous breeds of livestock, production of functional foods, genomics and other current topics in the series of domestic and international projects and cooperation with partners.