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Project list - pigs

Research projects - pigs

Feed the pigs and train the enzymes prior to weaning

The purpose of FORFRA is to develop a new feeding concept for piglets that ensures weaning with optimal growth without development of diarrhea and without use of zinc oxide at medical levels and antibiotics. 

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Project leader:  Mette Skou Hedemann
 
Institution(s): Department of Animal Science, 
Aarhus University

Project period: 2019-2022   

Producing robust organic replacement gilts

The purpose of PorganiX is to establish the first, Danish organic core livestock for breeding purposes and create knowledge, so the organic farmer kan select the best gilts for organic breeding goals. 

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Project partner:  Lene Juul Pedersen
 
Institution(s): Department of Animal Science, 
Aarhus University

Project period: 2018-2020   

Poultry and PIg Low-input and Organic production systems’ Welfare

The PPILOW project aims to co-construct through a multi-actor approach solutions to improve the welfare of poultry and pigs reared in organic and low-input outdoor farming systems. 

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Project partner:  Sanna Steenfeldt
 
Institution(s): Department of Animal Science, 
Aarhus University

Project period: 2019-2024   

OK-net EcoFeed

OK-Net EcoFeed aims at helping organic pig and poultry farmers in achieving the goal of 100% use of organic and regional feed.

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Project partner:  Sanna Steenfeldt
 
Institution(s): Department of Animal Science, 
Aarhus University

Project period: 2018-2020   

New amino acid profile for high performance lactating sows

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Projectleader: Peter Kappel Theil

Project period: 2017-2019



VetBioNet

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Project participant: Tina Sørensen Dalgaard 

Project period: 2017-2021



Glyphosate treatment of crops: a sustainable strategy?

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Project leader: Martin Tang Sørensen

 

Project period: 2017-2020  

 


Xylanases – Arabinofuranosidases research program

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Project participant: Knudsen, Knud Erik Bach 

Project period: 2016-2019


New feeding strategies in organic pig production

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Projectleader: Peter Kappel Theil

Project period: 2016-2020 


FEED-A-GENE: ways to increase the efficiency and sustainability of pig and poultry production

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Project participant: Knudsen, Knud Erik Bach 

Project period: 2015-2020