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Photo: Ida Marie Jensen, AU Foto

2020.11.09 | Anis, DCA, Mink

Culling of mink at AU Foulum

Due to COVID-19, all mink at AU Foulum’s experimental farm will be destroyed. The department is currently trying to establish an overview of the consequences for research as well as the employees.

Day-old chicks. File photo: Janne Hansen, AU.

2020.11.09 | Anis, Poultry, DCA

Hatching broilers in stables rather than in hatcheries increases animal welfare

A new study at Department of Animal Science shows that hatching broilers on-farm rather than in hatcheries results in a number of benefits: The chicks rest more, take up more feed, weigh more and have a lower mortality.

A new textbook focuses on a wide range of challenges related to management of suckling and weaned piglets.

2020.11.02 | Anis, Pigs, DCA

AU researchers have contributed to a new international textbook focusing on two big challenges in pig production: the suckling piglet and the weaned piglet

Two researchers from Aarhus University have contributed with chapters in the new textbook The suckling and weaned piglet. Leading, international researchers within the area have written the book, which gathers the most recent research-based biological knowledge on possibilities and challenges related to management of the suckling and weaned piglet.

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Tue 15 Dec
00:00-00:00 |
Webinar: “Using ontologies to improve animal science research”
The webinar is coordinated by scientists from INRAE, France. It targets scientists, RI technicians, Bachelor, Master or PhD students. This webinar is free of charge. Deadline for registration 9th December.
Mon 28 Jun
09:00-20:00 | Hotel Park, Viaduktvej 28, 5500 Middelfart, 200 m from the railway station.
Technologies for a Danish Zero Greenhouse Gas Emission Agriculture
Aarhus University iCLIMATE centre is organising a one-day national workshop on technologies to reduce green-house gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture.
Thu 23 Sep
08:49-08:49 | Copenhagen
Postponed to 2021: 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.