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2018.04.11 | Cattle

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

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

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

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

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.

2018.03.09 | PhD defense

Steroid Hormones, Fearfulness and Performance in Sport Horses- Rikke Munk will have her PhD defence on March 16 at AU Folum

Rikke Munk researched how being in a stressful competition environment influences the salivary cortisol concentration in young competition horses. The new research findings contribute to the understanding of the influence of a competition environment on salivary cortisol concentration in young sport horses.

Events

Wed 09 May
12:00-15:30 | AU Foulum, Auditorium
Seminar and inauguration of professorship of Martin Riis Weisbjerg 9 May 2018
Everybody is welcome - Please register before 2 May
Mon 28 May
00:00-00:00 | AU Foulum
PhD course: Animal health economics in livestock herds at AU Foulum
Registration before 1 May 2018