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If organic pigs are not castrated, then many of them will be discarded at the slaughterhouse due to boar taint. This gives the pig production a poorer income. Stock photo

2015.05.06 | Anis

Not castrating organic pigs is not economically viable

No matter which scenario you follow, the production of organic non-castrated male pigs is less economically viable than a similar organic pig production where the males have been castrated according to calculations by scientists at Aarhus University.

2015.04.15 | Anis

Do your Master Thesis at Department of Animal Science

Read the new catalogue of master thesis projects available in 2015-2016 at the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University. The catalogue is considered to inspire and help you selecting a topic for your master thesis project.

The new HTL plant at AU Foulum

2015.05.05 | Technology

New plant converts biomass to bio-oil

On 22 May 2015, Aarhus University is inaugurating an HTL pilot plant at AU Foulum. The new plant converts organic materials such as grass or organic waste into bio-crude oil, which can replace fossil oil for producing fuels and chemicals. The plant is based on newly developed, ground-breaking technologies.