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.
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.
2017.02.15 | Anis, Pigs
Uffe Krogh is defending his PhD about uptake of nutrients by the mammary glands of high-prolific sows. The results contribute to the understanding of the quantitative metabolism and utilization of nutrients in the mammary glands and provides insight into potential limiting factors for the production of colostrum and milk.
2017.02.10 | Anis, Pigs
The 20th of February Xiaoqiong Li will defend her PhD about skatole production in the pig gut. Skatole is responsible for boar taint, an off-odor and off-flavor taint released upon heating meat. Surgical castration is common practice to prevent boar taint. With an EU declaration aiming at ending surgical castration by January 2018, it becomes…
2017.02.03 | Anis, Poultry, Cattle, Pigs, DCA
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
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
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.