News and events - cattle

NEWS

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".

2017.05.16 | Anis

Five scientific positions announced at The Department of Animal Science

Five scientific positions are announced within the areas of animal welfare and precision livestock farming, animal physiology, animal nutrition and feeding, and environmental impact of animal production.

At the present there is no scientific evidence that one milk protein variant is superior to the other. Photo: Colourbox

2017.04.07 | Food

Further knowledge required about the differences between milk proteins

Recent years have witnessed significant debates on proteins in milk, in particular the differences between A1 and A2 proteins. However, there is still no scientific evidence to determine whether milk with one protein type is healthier than the other.

Yuan Yues Chinese supervisor knew AU Foulum from a visit as a guest scientist and recommended her to apply for a position here and she is very happy to be in Denmark.

2017.02.28 | Anis

A Chinese perspective of being a PhD student in Foulum

Yuan Yue from China tells about her experiences as an international student at the Department of Ani-mal Science, Aarhus University. According to Yuan Yue, there are big differences between Denmark and China when it comes to being a PhD student. She likes the Danish work environment, there are good research facilities and a good cooperation across…

Soy beans often contain glyphosate residues. A new project will examine potential effects when farm animals are exposed to glyphosate residues via the feed. Photo: Colourbox.  
In the project, the effect of glyphosate on the microorganisms of the gastrointestinal tract and on mineral status will be examined in pigs and poultry as well as potential secondary effects on animal health and productivity. Photo: Colourbox.

2017.02.03 | Anis

Can glyphosate residues in the feed affect the health of farm animals?

Scientists at the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University have received a 10-mio DDK grant from the VELUX FOUNDATIONS for a project examining whether residues of glyphosate in the feed will affect the health of farm animals.

2017.01.13 | Anis

AU Summer course: Feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds

Registration is now open for the AU Summer course "Feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds", which takes place from the 7th to the 17th August 2017 at Asmildkloster Landbrugsskole in Viborg, Denmark. Here you will learn how and why to plan feeding of dairy cows with a group of international students. Registration deadline is the 15th March…

2016.12.19 | Anis

Registration for ISAE 2017 is open

The international conference ISAE 2017 is being held in Aarhus, Denmark 7-10 August 2017. The conference is organized by the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University. The theme is "Understanding animal behaviour" and registration is open until July 20, 2017. Deadline for abstract submission is February 5th, 2017.

2016.11.04 | Anis

PhD defence: The dynamics of rumen bacterial and archaeal communities in dairy cows

Zhigang Zhu studied how the rumen bacterial and archaeal communities shift over the transition and lactation period of dairy cows. The new research findings contribute to the understanding of dynamics of rumen microbial community and its role in animal health and production. The PhD defence takes place Thursday 1 December 2016.

Experiments carried out by the Department of Food Science at Aarhus University demonstrate that whey protein has extraordinary properties.

2017.01.11 | Food

Whey protein as a weapon in the battle against overweight

A new research method ensures increased and extensive knowledge about the beneficial effects related to intake of milk-derived foods. In the future, this may enable dairies to developnew and innovative milk products designed to enhance slimming effects.

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Cattle coordinator

Head of Department Klaus Lønne Ingvartsen

Department of Animal Science

Contact info

EVENTS

Mon 07 Aug
00:00-00:00 |
AU Summer course: Feed ration planning in dairy cattle herds.
Registration deadline: 15th of March 2017.
Mon 07 Aug
00:00-00:00 | Musikhuset Aarhus, Thomas Jensens Allé, 8000 Aarhus C
Conference: ISAE 2017
International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) conference takes place 7.-10. august 2017 in Aarhus, Denmark. Theme: Understanding animal behaviour". Registration open from December 1, 2016.
Tue 03 Oct
00:00-00:00 |
Animal Welfare Conference in Copenhagen
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.