• Assessing the genetic diversity conserved in the Norwegian live poultry genebank 

      Brekke, Cathrine; Groeneveld, Linn Fenne; Meuwissen, Theodorus; Sæther, Nina Alvilde Hovden; Weigend, Steffen; Berg, Peer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The aim of this study was to evaluate genetic diversity within and between lines at the Norwegian live poultry gene bank as well as assessing the conservation value in an international context. Eight lines including the ...
    • Genetic characterization of a small closed island population of Norwegian coastal goat 

      Berg, Peer; Groeneveld, Linn Fenne; Brekke, Cathrine; Våge, Dag Inge; Sørheim, Kristin; Grøva, Lise (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The Norwegian coastal goat is a national and endangered breed. Coastal goat populations are mainly divided with a large mainland and two small island populations. The objective of this study is to describe genetic diversity ...
    • Genetic diversity in five chicken lines from the Norwegian live poultry gene bank 

      Brekke, Cathrine (Master thesis, 2017)
      Since 1995, there has been no active breeding of commercial egg layers in Norway. The last active breeding lines, as well as other breeds of conservation value are conserved in the Norwegian live poultry gene bank. The aim ...
    • Strategiplan for Genbanken for verpehøns 2018-2027 

      Sæther, Nina Alvilde Hovden; Kathle, Jessica; Brekke, Cathrine; Groeneveld, Linn F; Berg, Peer; Cathle, Jessica (NIBIO Rapport, Research report, 2018)
      Strategiplanen oppsummerer Genbanken for verpehøns sitt samfunnsoppdrag de neste ti årene som vurderes å ha tre hovedkomponenter; 1) Sikre genetikken i den eneste norske hønserasen jærhøna og de fire verpehønslinjene som ...