About Wageningen Livestock Research

About Wageningen Livestock Research

Eggs, meat (including fish) and dairy products must, in the first place, be healthy and tasty, but they must also be produced in a responsible fashion, with proper attention for animal welfare and health. That is precisely what Wageningen Livestock Research stands for: developing the knowledge needed for sustainable and profitable livestock farming.

How will we feed the world in 2050?

We believe that animals play a crucial role in circular economy. This requires research into more sustainable and climate-smart livestock farming.

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We offer practical solutions

Together with our clients, we translate our scientific knowledge into practical solutions in the area of livestock farming systems, nutrition, genetics, animal welfare, and the impact of domestic animals on the environment. This allows us to work concretely on developing livestock farming concepts for future generations.

The three research centres in which we collaborate:

Furthermore, we have expertise in the field of:


Wageningen Livestock Research is part of the Animal Sciences Group of Wageningen University & Research. Our managers are: