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Research projects - poultry

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. 

Read more about the PPILOW project.

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.

Read more about the OK-Net EcoFeed project.

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

Project period: 2018-2020   

FreeBirds (CORE organic Cofund)

The aim is to develop successful husbandry practices in organic poultry production in order to make the chickens spend more time outdoors, in accordance with the intentions of organic farming.

Read more about the FreeBirds project.

Project participant: Anja Brinch Riber
 
Institution (s): Department of Animal Science, 
Aarhus University

Project period: 2018-2021     

VetBioNet - Veterinary Biocontained research facility Network

The principal aim of the VetBioNet infrastructure project is to establish and maintain a comprehensive network of pre-eminent high-containment (BSL3) research facilities, academic institutes, international organisations and industry partners that is dedicated to advance research on epizootic and zoonotic diseases and to promote technological developments. Read more about the VetBioNet-project 

Project participant: Tina Sørensen Dalgaard 
 
Institution: Department of Animal Science,
Aarhus University

Project period: 2017-2021

Glyphosate treatment of crops: a sustainable strategy?

The aim of the project is to examine potential effects when farm animals are exposed to glyphosate residues via the feed. Read more about the glyphosate project

Project manager: Martin Tang Sørensen
 
Institution(er):  Department of Animal Science, 
Aarhus University  

Project period: 2017-2020

Greening of organic egg production ( Green-Eggs)

The aim of the project is to increase the ressource efficiancy in organic egg production. 

Project manager: Sanna Steenfeldt
 
Institution: Department of Animal Science,
Aarhus University

Project period: 2017-2020

SYN-CARB

Synthetic carbohydrate with broad targeting of avian C-type lectin receptors as a novem tool for sustainable control of pathogens with zoonotic potential. Read more abut SYN-CARB

Project manager: Tina Sørensen Dalgaard
 
Institution:  Department of Animal Science, 
Aarhus University  

Project period: 2017-2019

Environmental enrichment for broilers and broiler breeders

Project participant: Anja Brinch Riber
 
Institution: Department of Animal Science, 
Aarhus University  

Projektperiode: 2016-2020

Feed-a-Gene

 The EU project will be looking on ways to increase the efficiency and sustainability of pig and poultry production. Read more about Feed-a-Gene.  

Project participant: Knud Erik Bach Knudsen
 
Institution:  Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University  

Projektperiode: 2015-2020