The Institute for Farm Animal Conservation carries out gene conservation activities in connection with native Hungarian farm animal breeds. Performs national and international animal breeding-gene preservation and organization tasks in order to protect native Hungarian farm animal breeds (especially small animal breeds and Pannonic bee) and to provide professional support to the breeding organizations concerned. Within this framework it develops and coordinates a national gene preservation and gene bank network, establishes and operates a related national and regional database and IT background. The Centre maintains and develops a Hungarian poultry gene bank and carries out gene bank, gene protection, gene conservation and gene rescue activities related to other particularly endangered Hungarian farm animal breeds.

Nemzeti Biodiverzitás- és Génmegőrzési Központ