Danish Cattle Research Centre


2018.08.17 | Anis

SmartCow – call for proposals

SmartCow is an EU project under the Horizon 2020 programme. The purpose of the project is to provide free access to leading cattle research facilities in France, Spain, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland and Denmark.

2018.08.13 | PhD Course

PhD course at AU Foulum: Animal health economics in livestock herds 3 - 7 December 2018

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

2018.08.02 | Anis

"GplusE Training schools" in October and November 2018

Are you working with dairy cows as for instance a scientist, teacher or veterinarian? Then check out the GplusE Training Schools: "New genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows" held 16-18 October in Romania and 27-29 November in Spain. Registration is free - max. 20 trainees - early registration is recommended.

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2018.07.09 | PhD Course

Department of Animal Science offers a PhD course on Interpretation of animal stress responses

The PhD provides a solid background of the theory and research in stress biology via lecture by leading researchers within the field.

Foto: Janne Hansen

2018.07.04 | Cattle

We have a PhD position available for you - if you would like to do something about the carbon footprint of dairy production!

If you are enthusiastic about science and would like to work with feeding strategies to reduce enteric methane from dairy cows, you are invited to apply for a PhD position at Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University. Application deadline is 1 August 2018.

Calves are debudded to avoid harming each other or humans. Photo: Jesper Rais
In Denmark calves are debudded with the aid of a hot iron before the calves are three months old. Photo: Bodil Højlund Nielsen

2018.06.15 | DCA

Pain relief after disbudding increases animal welfare

There are welfare benefits for calves in connection with disbudding if the animals are given local anesthetic as well as pain relief in the form of NSAID instead of anesthetic on its own.

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