News and events - cattle

NEWS

2017.10.13 | Anis

Forage seminar at AU-Foulum

Invitation: Interested in cattle research? A forage seminar about utilization of protein in red clover silage and grassland production in Norway is being held October 26 at AU-Foulum.

2017.10.11 | People

PhD defense: The Feeding Value of Green Forages to Dairy Cows

Marianne Johansen will defend her thesis on Friday 27 October 2017, 10 a.m. in the auditorium at AU Foulum.

Currently the number of livestock transports is increasing and animals are transported longer distances. Photo: Kirstin Dahl-Pedersen, Aarhus University

2017.10.02 | Anis

Study focuses on the role of livestock drivers

Aarhus University has carried out the most extensive study so far of the role of livestock drivers in relation to assessing dairy cow fitness for transport.

[Translate to English:] Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen offer a residential PhD course on Animal Pain in March 2018. Photo by Pierpaolo Di Giminiani, University of Newcastle

2017.09.13 | Anis

Ph.d. course: Animal Pain

Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen offer a residential PhD course on Animal Pain aiming to give PhD students an overview of the concept of animal pain from a biological perspective. Deadline for registration is 1 December 2017.

In the grass-clover ley at the farmer Henning Madsen.

2017.09.08 | Anis

Many attended the AU summer course in feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds

Scientists from the Department of Animal Science, AU-Foulum, recently concluded the international AU Summer University course: “Feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds”. Students and teachers from many different countries including the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany, New Zealand, Uruguay, USA and Pakistan participated.

2017.09.13 | Anis

Experience animal science and farm animals at eye level at AU-Foulum

A world full of exciting experiences is waiting for you at Aarhus University Foulum when we open our doors, welcoming you to Open Farm Sunday on 17 September from 10.00 to 16.00. Do not hesitate to bring your children and parents and get unique insights into the world of farm animals and researchers.

The main theme of this year’s ISAE conference was “Understanding animal behaviour”. In total, three hundred researchers and other interested parties participated from 41 countries. Photo: Linda S. Sørensen.

2017.09.20 | Anis

Animal behaviour and welfare scrutinised in Aarhus

From 7-10 August, Aarhus University hosted the yearly conference in International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE). Therefore, researchers from all over the world gathered in Aarhus to share and discuss new knowledge of animal behaviour.

So far, it can be concluded that correct summer feeding of dry cows is very essential in relation to prevention of milk fever. Photo: Linda S. Sørensen.

2017.07.28 | Anis

Organic farmers think of milk fever in cows in different ways

How can we prevent milk fever in organic dairy cattle in the best way? A research project at Aarhus University is trying to find a solution by involving the farmers.

2017.06.08 | Anis

Animal Welfare Conference in Copenhagen, October 2017

Come and join the two day conference on Animal Welfare in Copenhagen on October 3 and 4 2017. Themes are consumer-driven animal welfare and animal based welfare indicators. Two scientists from Department of Animal Science will give a talk on "farmers perceptions of animal welfare" and "Investing in cow-welfare".

2017.06.07 | Anis

Conference on animal behaviour in Aarhus, Denmark

Everybody working professionally with animal husbandry within the fields of housing and management has the chance of acquiring interesting and useful knowledge in August when Aarhus University is hosting an international scientific conference with the theme "Understanding animal behaviour".

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Cattle coordinator

Head of Department Klaus Lønne Ingvartsen

Department of Animal Science

Contact info

EVENTS

Thu 26 Oct
13:30-15:30 |
Invitation: Forage seminar, AU Foulum
"What limits utilization of the protein in red clover silage?" by Glen A. Broderick; and "Grassland production in Norway", by Håvard Steinshamn.
Fri 27 Oct
10:00-14:00 |
Ph.d defence: Green forages for dairy cows, AU-Foulum
Mon 05 Mar
00:00-00:00 | Hotel Frederiksdal, Lyngby, Denmark
Ph.d-course: Animal Pain
Registration deadline: December 1st 2017