On behalf of the Organizing Committee, I would like to welcome you to The 2nd International Conference on Tropical Animal Science and Production 2019 (TASP 2019) in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, from 9 to 12 July 2019. The theme of this conference is “Integrated Approach in Advanced Animal Technology Innovation in the Tropics” to appropriate in view of the orientation of technological and institutional changes in such a manner as to ensure the attainment and continued satisfaction of human needs for present and future generations. The purpose of the conference is to provide an opportunity for animal scientists, animal agriculture-crop scientists and those from related disciplines to discuss and debate research issues relating to aquaculture, animal behavior and welfare, animal genetics and breeding, animal physiology and reproduction, animal biotechnology, epigenetics, feed science and technology, livestock farming system, livestock management, meat science, non-ruminant nutrition, nutrigenomics, pasture, pet, ruminant nutrition, veterinary and others. The 1st TASP 2016 were organized by 4 institutes such as Suranaree University of Technology (SUT), Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University (NRRU), Rajamangala University of Technology Isan (RMUTI) and The Thailand Research (TRF).
The 2nd TASP 2019 are organized School of Animal Technology and Innovation, Institute of Agricultural Technology, Suranaree University of Technology (SUT) and many institutes sincerely hope that the papers presented in the 2nd TASP 2019 would cover all major areas animal science and production and yield meaningful information leading to further strengthening of animal science and production in the tropical areas.
I would like to thank all authors for submitting their works and all members of Local and International Organizing Committee, reviewers, all co-host institutions, sponsors without the support of whom a conference of this scale would not have possible, and all individuals who have contributed in so many make this conference a success. We hope that all of you will have a very productive meeting and that you will enjoy the social events and our warm and friendly atmosphere.