IGN Inside

We are pleased to welcome you to the homepage of the International Society of Livestock Husbandry (IGN).

The IGN promotes animal-friendly husbandry, breeding, feeding and handling of farm animals on a scientific basis. By a wide-ranging expertise long-lasting and sustainable solutions that enable animal-friendly husbandry shall be developed . Species-specific needs of farm animals in practical livestock husbandry and regulations regarding animal welfare shall be enhanced. The IGN strongly supports that aim.

The IGN also promotes scientists who accomodate economics and ethics in the field of animal husbandry. Health, provision of husbandry concerning species-specific behaviour, welfare and dignity of animal and human being are fundamental principles of the IGN.