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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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2018.04.11 | Cattle, Anis

Maternal Behaviour and Use of Maternity Pens in Parturient Dairy Cows - Maria Vilain Rørvang will have her PhD defence at AU Foulum 19 April 2018

In her PhD project, Maria studied the maternal behaviour of parturient dairy cows and their use of maternity pens.

2018.04.09 | Research, Cattle, Pigs, Anis

Department of Animal Science has three vacant PhD positions.

Two of the positions focus on dairy cows and the last on pigs. Application deadline is 1 May 2018

2018.04.05 | PhD defense, Pigs, Anis

Production of slaughter pigs without tail biting and tail docking - Mona L.V. Larsen will have her PhD defence on April 9 at AU Foulum

Mona researched ways to prevent tail biting when raising pigs for slaughter without using tail docking. The results showed that in this study tail docking could be replaced if the pigs were both provided with straw and offered more space per pig. This result may make the farmer more confident to raise pigs without tail docking

2018.03.21 | PhD Course, Pigs, Cattle, Anis

PhD course at AU Foulum: Animal health economics in livestock herds 28 May - 1 June 2018

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

Professor Martin Riis Weisbjerg

2018.03.15 | Cattle, Appointment, Social Media, Anis

Invitation for seminar and inauguration of professorship of Martin Riis Weisbjerg on May 9

Martin Riis Weisbjerg will give an inaugural lecture entitled 'Future challenges in dairy nutrition and feed evaluation'. The inaugural lecture is part of a half-day seminar and will be concluded by a reception.

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