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2020.06.02 | Anis

Ph.D.-defence: Feeding the lactating sow optimally is the way to enhance the milk production

Camilla Kaae Højgaard will have her PhD defence on 10 June 2020. The PhD defence will be held online. To receive a link to the event, please send an e-mail to Charlotte.Steffensen@anis.au.dk.To receive a link to the event, please send an e-mail to Peter.Theil@anis.au.dk.

Søren Krogh Jensen has been appointed professor with Aarhus University. Photo: Aarhus University.

2020.06.03 | Anis

AU boosts its research in circular bio-economy with a new professorship

Søren Krogh Jensen has been appointed professor in “Animal food production in circular bio-economy” as of 1 June 2020. With this, the Department of Animal Science, AU, seriously positions itself as one of the leading research institutions in providing sustainable solutions for the future farm animal production – in Denmark as well as…

2020.05.19 | Anis

Ph.D.-defence: Controlling mastitis in dairy cows

Alice Puk Skarbye will have her PhD defence on 8 June 2020. The PhD defence will be held online. To receive a link to the event, please send an e-mail to Charlotte.Steffensen@anis.au.dk.

What happens to hydrogen and carbon when the production of methane from cattle is reduced? Researchers at AU Foulum are investigating this in a new feeding experiment. Photo: Linda S. Sørensen.

2020.05.14 | Anis

What happens to hydrogen and carbon when the production of methane from cattle is reduced?

Methane consists of carbon and hydrogen, and the production of methane in the rumen of cattle can be reduced significantly by for example adding fat or by adding a new feed additive, Bovaer®, to the ration. Researchers at AU Foulum are now investigating where that carbon and hydrogen end up, and whether the lower production of methane means that…

2020.04.29 | Anis

The 4th SmartCow newsletter is now available

The 4th SmartCow newsletter is now available! For receiving the future issues it is possible to sign up for the newsletter at smartcow.eu. SmartCow integrates key European cattle research infrastructures to promote their coordinated use and development and thereby help the European cattle sector face the challenge of sustainable production.

2020.04.24 | Anis

SEGES summit is postponed to 2021

The conference SEGES summit - THINK Piglet Health & Nutrition 2020, that was planned in September in Copenhagen, is postponed one year due to the Covid-19 situation.

Events

Mon 08 Jun
13:00-16:00 |
PhD defence: Controlling mastitis in dairy cows
Alice Puk Skarbye will have her PhD defence on 8 June 2020. The PhD defence will be held online. To receive a link to the event, please send an e-mail to Charlotte.Steffensen@anis.au.dk
Wed 10 Jun
14:00-17:00 |
Ph.D.-defence: Optimal protein and lysine in lactation diets for improved sow and piglet performance
Camilla Kaae Højgaard will have her Ph.D.-defence on 10 June. Camilla has investigated the optimal concentration of protein and lysine in diets for high-yielding lactating sows. The PhD defence will be held online. To receive a link to the event, please senda an e-mail to Peter Kappel Theil (peter.theil@anis.au.dk).
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.