Leroy Award 2023 offered to Johann Sölkner

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April 4, 2023

Professor Johann Sölkner has been recognized by the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) for his remarkable contributions to animal science over several decades. The EAAP Council members and Scientific Committee offered to Prof. Sölkner the 2023 Leroy Award for his exceptional work in the field of animal genetics and breeding. Prof. Sölkner has been actively involved in animal science research since the 1980s, and his work has focused primarily on the genetic improvement of livestock. He has contributed significantly to the development of animal breeding programs that have had a profound impact on the productivity and profitability of the livestock industry. His research has
not only been recognized at the national level, but also at the internationally. He has published numerous scientific articles and is a highly sought-after keynote speaker at international conferences. The award given to Prof. Johann Sölkner by the EAAP Council members and Scientific Committee recognises his exceptional contributions to animal science.