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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.

 

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

 

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2017.04.19 | Anis

A Danish perspective of being a PhD student in Foulum

Uffe Krogh is a living proof that the course of life may be a result of coincidences. He thought that he was going to be a farmer, but now he is on the threshold of a scientist career at Aarhus University, De-partment of Animal Science. After his PhD defence on 1 March 2017, he got employed as a scientific as-sistant in the department until May…

Yuan Yues Chinese supervisor knew AU Foulum from a visit as a guest scientist and recommended her to apply for a position here and she is very happy to be in Denmark.

2017.02.28 | Anis, Cattle, People

A Chinese perspective of being a PhD student in Foulum

Yuan Yue from China tells about her experiences as an international student at the Department of Ani-mal Science, Aarhus University. According to Yuan Yue, there are big differences between Denmark and China when it comes to being a PhD student. She likes the Danish work environment, there are good research facilities and a good cooperation across…

Soy beans often contain glyphosate residues. A new project will examine potential effects when farm animals are exposed to glyphosate residues via the feed. Photo: Colourbox.  
In the project, the effect of glyphosate on the microorganisms of the gastrointestinal tract and on mineral status will be examined in pigs and poultry as well as potential secondary effects on animal health and productivity. Photo: Colourbox.

2017.02.03 | Anis, Poultry, Cattle, Pigs, DCA

Can glyphosate residues in the feed affect the health of farm animals?

Scientists at the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University have received a 10-mio DDK grant from the VELUX FOUNDATIONS for a project examining whether residues of glyphosate in the feed will affect the health of farm animals.

2017.01.13 | Anis, Cattle

AU Summer course: Feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds

Registration is now open for the AU Summer course "Feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds", which takes place from the 7th to the 17th August 2017 at Asmildkloster Landbrugsskole in Viborg, Denmark. Here you will learn how and why to plan feeding of dairy cows with a group of international students. Registration deadline is the 15th March…

2017.02.01 | Anis, Mink, DCA

The WelFur protocol is now available for all European fur breeders

From January 2017, fur animal welfare assessment according to the WelFur protocol will be available for all European fur breeders. The WelFur protocols were developed by scientists from Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University together with five other countries.

EVENTS

Thu 27 Apr
00:00-00:00 | Leuven, Belgium
International Conference for Youth in Agriculture
A 4-day International Conference aims to bring 100 young, internationally students together to create new ideas in order to solve major social problems through their agricultural expertise and passion.
Mon 26 Jun
00:00-00:00 |
PhD course: Carbohydrates with emphasis on nutrition and intestinal health on non-ruminant animals
Registration deadline: June 1st 2017
Mon 07 Aug
00:00-00:00 |
AU Summer course: Feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds. Registration is now open.
Registration deadline: 15th of March 2017.
Mon 07 Aug
00:00-00:00 | Musikhuset Aarhus, Thomas Jensens Allé, 8000 Aarhus C
Conference: ISAE 2017
International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) conference takes place 7.-10. august 2017 in Aarhus, Denmark. Theme: Understanding animal behaviour". Registration open from December 1, 2016.

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