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Fermentation and addition of enzymes are both on their own promising methods for improving the nutritional value of the fibre-rich liquid feed. Photo: Janne Hansen

2015.08.28 | Anis

Fermentation and enzyme addition increase the digestibility of fibre and phosphorus

A combination of fermentation and enzyme addition increases the nutritional value of alternative sources of feedstuffs for pigs. Particularly the digestibility of fibre and phosphorus is improved.

Research at Aarhus University has shown that it may be possible to simplify the welfare assessment at the individual farm by reducing the number of annual visits. Photo: Janne Hansen

2015.08.20 | Anis

Procedure for assessing mink welfare can be simplified

Assessment of mink welfare on individual mink farms can probably be simplified, by for example reducing the number of inspections from three to two. The mink farmer can use the results to optimise the conditions for the animals and to reveal whether the animals are thriving.

Janne Winther Christensen will hold the title of Vice President for two years, at which point she will automatically become President of the organization.

2015.08.26 | Anis

Scientist from Aarhus University elected president of international equine organization

Associate Professor Janne Winter Christensen from the Department of Animal Science has been elected Vice President of the International Society for Equitation Science (ISES). The organization is working to improve the welfare of horses by promoting research and knowledge about training methods and the horse-rider relationship