News and events - cattle

NEWS

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.

2018.06.12 | Anis

Professorships in the areas of Herd Management and Animal Health Economics

The Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, invites highly qualified applicants to apply for professorships in the areas of Herd Management and Animal Health Economics. The positions are available from 1 January 2019.

2018.06.12 | Anis

Researcher/assistant professor in interactions between disease management, herd health and production

The Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, invites highly qualified applicants for a position in interactions between disease management, herd health and production available from 1 November 2018.

2018.06.12 | Anis

Scientific career position in Applied Biometrics

Are you our new candidate in Applied Biometrics? The Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, invites highly qualified applicants for a position in applied biometrics available from 1 November 2018 or soon thereafter. Aarhus University offers talented scientists attractive career perspectives.

2018.04.11 | Cattle

Can Digital Dermatitis Be Controlled Through Biosecurity Practices in Dairy Herds? Victor H. S. Oliveira will defend his PhD thesis at AU Foulum 13 June 2018

In his PhD project, Victor investigated adoption of biosecurity practices in more than 50 commercial dairy herds and Victor examined 10,000 cows for digital dermatitis.

A new feedstuff table makes it possible to choose feedstuffs for cattle according to sustainability. Photo: Jesper Rais

2018.04.13 | Agro

Feeding cattle sustainably – here is some help

A new report lists sustainability values for a wide range of feedstuffs for cattle.

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Cattle coordinator

Head of Department Klaus Lønne Ingvartsen

Department of Animal Science

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EVENTS

Tue 16 Oct
00:00-00:00 | IBNA Balotesti, Romania
GplusE Training schools
Learn about "New genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows". Target audience: e.g. scientists, teachers, veterinarians. Registration is free. Deadline: 25 September 2018.
Mon 26 Nov
00:00-00:00 | Vingsted Hotel and Conference Centre, Denmark
Ph.D. course: Interpretation of animal stress responses
The PhD course provides a solid background of the theory and research in stress biology via lecture by leading researchers within the field. Deadline for registration: 15 September 2018
Tue 27 Nov
00:00-00:00 | INIA Madrid, Spain
GplusE Training schools
Learn about "New genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows". Target audience: e.g. scientists, teachers, veterinarians. Registration is free. Deadline: 5 November 2018.
Mon 03 Dec
00:00-00:00 | AU Foulum
PhD course: Animal health economics in livestock herds
3 - 7 December 2018