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Via the links below you can find information about current research activities, -projects and -results on all of the research areas at the Department of Animal Science.


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The Department of Animal Science aims to be visible in society in general, e.g. by strong cooperative relations with knowledge institutions, trade and industry as well as companies in Denmark and abroad. The research activities are often accomplished in cooperation with other national or international research environments, industrial partners or industrial associations.

 

Department of Animal Science

Aarhus University
Blichers Alle 20
DK-8830 Tjele
Phone: +45 8715 6000
E-mail: anis@au.dk

 

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Photo: Lars Kruse

2018.09.24 | Anis, Events

The Agroecology, Food and Environment educations celebrate their 10 year anniversary

In 2008, Aarhus University opened the doors for the first students enrolled on the Agroecology, Food and Environment educations. Since then, the educations have gained popularity, and many Danish and international students have set out to use their knowledge in the agriculture and food sectors.

2018.09.20 | PhD Course, Pigs, Cattle, Anis

PhD course at AU Foulum: Animal health economics in livestock herds 3 - 7 December 2018

Target group is PhD students with a project within the area of livestock production or veterinary epidemiology.

A common cause for culling cows is lameness. Researchers have investigated if farmers, veterinarians and livestock drivers evaluate the transport fitness of cull cows uniformly. Photo: Jesper Rais

2018.08.17 | DCA, Anis, Cattle

Evaluation of fitness for transport of cull cows varies

In a test to see how farmers, livestock drivers and veterinarians assess the fitness for transport of cull cows based on lameness there were different opinions.

Knowledge on the clinical condition of culled sows prior to being transported to the abattoir is very limited. Photo: Carsten Kjærulf Christensen

2018.09.04 | DCA, Anis, Pigs

New knowledge on the condition of cull sows prior to transportation to the abattoir

Researchers from Aarhus University are among the first to study the condition of cull sows on the day of transportation to slaughter.

2018.08.17 | Anis, Cattle

SmartCow – call for proposals

SmartCow is an EU project under the Horizon 2020 programme. The purpose of the project is to provide free access to leading cattle research facilities in France, Spain, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland and Denmark.

EVENTS

Tue 16 Oct
00:00-00:00 | IBNA Balotesti, Romania
GplusE Training schools
Learn about "New genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows". Target audience: e.g. scientists, teachers, veterinarians. Registration is free. Deadline: 25 September 2018.
Wed 17 Oct
10:00-13:00 | AU Foulum, meeting room 2
PhD defence: How can calf morbidity and mortality be decreased in organic dairy herds?
PhD student Mari Reiten, Department of Animal Science
Mon 26 Nov
00:00-00:00 | Vingsted Hotel and Conference Centre, Denmark
PhD course: Interpretation of animal stress responses
The PhD course provides a solid background of the theory and research in stress biology via lecture by leading researchers within the field. Deadline for registration: 15 September 2018

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