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NEWS

New English textbook on welfare of pigs: ”Animal welfare in practice: Pigs”.

2020.04.02 | Anis, Pigs

AU researchers provide input to a new international textbook on welfare in pigs

A new English textbook on welfare of pigs brings research-based knowledge to those working with the animals on a daily basis. The book is available in many countries, and acknowledged welfare researchers from around the world – including five researchers from Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University – have contributed to the book with their…

In collaboration with Danish Technological Institute, Aarhus University has conducted a questionnaire survey among drivers transporting cull sows to a large Danish slaughterhouse. Photo: Mette S. Herskin.

2020.04.01 | Anis, Pigs, DCA

What do livestock drivers transporting sows think about fitness for transport and animal welfare during transport?

New knowledge about a professional group – the drivers – who are key to securing animals’ welfare during transport but rarely included in research projects.

2020.03.26 | Cattle, Anis

Professorship in the area of production and lactation physiology in ruminants

Department of Animal Science invites invites highly qualified applicants to apply for a professorship in the area of production and lactation physiology in ruminants. Deadline for application is 10 May 2020.

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EVENTS

Thu 24 Sep
08:49-08:49 | Copenhagen
SEGES summit 2020: THINK Piglet Health & Nutrition
Experts from all over the world will attend the summit to discuss, share and learn more about how health, nutrition and management can improve the viability of piglets from hyperprolific sows. Deadline for abstract submission is 1st May 2020.