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WelFur has been promoted as a so-called “Self-Regulation and Co-Regulation Initiative” by the European Commission, which is a great stamp of approval.  Photo: Mette Graves Madsen.

2019.03.07 | Anis

Distinguished acknowledgement of the animal welfare programme WelFur

The animal welfare programme WelFur has been promoted as a so-called “Self-Regulation and Co-Regulation Initiative” by the European Commission. It is the first animal welfare-focussing programme ever to achieve the stamp of approval by the Commission.

2018.11.13 | Anis

Handling challenges of implementing the animal welfare assessment protocol WelFur-Mink on a large scale

PhD defence by Anna Feldberg Marsbøl 20 November 2018 at AU Foulum. Meeting room 2 at 12h. All are welcome.

2018.11.08 | Mink

Nest building in farm mink - an investigation of female mink’s motivation for nest building and its effect on offspring survival

Toke Munk Schou will defend his PhD thesis 13 November 2018 at AU Foulum in the auditorium.. Everybody is welcome.

Photo from Colorbox

2018.07.09 | PhD Course

Department of Animal Science offers a PhD course on 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.

2018.06.12 | Anis

Scientific career positions in physiology, nutrition and disease prevention of monogastric animals

The Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, invites highly qualified applicants for three positions in sustainable feeding and nutritional physiology and disease prevention of monogastric production animals available from 1 November 2018 or soon thereafter.

[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.

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.

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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Mink coordinator

Senior researcher Steen Henrik Møller

Department of Animal Science, Epidemiology og management

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Events

Mon 17 Jun
00:00-00:00 | AU Foulum, Blichers allé 20, DK-8830 Tjele
PhD course: Carbohydrates with emphasis on nutrition and intestinal health of non-ruminant animals