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2020.09.11 | Anis

Ph.D.-defence: Are recommendations for indoor sows appropriate for organic sows?

Maria Eskildsen has investigated the energy- and protein intake from grazing and quantified the energy needed for maintenance, maternal retention, mobilization, milk production, thermoregulation and locomotive activity in organic sows. The PhD defense will be available online. To receive a link, please send an e-mail to…

With her research, Professor Mette Olaf Nielsen will contribute to finding the sustainable solutions for how to reduce the greenhouse gas emission from ruminants. Private photo.

2020.09.08 | Anis

The new professor at Aarhus University wants to decriminalise cows

As of 1 September 2020, Mette Olaf Nielsen has been appointed professor in “Production and Lactation Physiology in Ruminants” at Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University. Mette will contribute to solving the agriculture’s climate challenge concerning the methane emission from ruminants.

Photo: Anders Trærup, AU Foto

2020.09.09 | DCA

Aarhus University concludes collaboration agreement with Viborg Municipality

The collaboration agreement between Aarhus University and Viborg Municipality will focus on benefiting from and developing Aarhus University's activities in Foulum, in addition to strengthening collaboration between prominent law firms in Viborg and the law degree programme in Aarhus.

2020.09.03 | Pigs

PhD defence: Sustainable animal production - Exploring the mechanisms of action of carbohydrases in order to improve feed digestibility

Cecilie Toft Vangsøe will have her PhD defence on 9 September 2020. It is also possible to follow the defence online. To receive a link to the event, please send an email to: charlotte.steffensen@anis.au.dk.

2020.09.02 | Anis

Webinar: “Using ontologies to improve animal science research”

An interesting webinar in the SmartCow project: “Using ontologies to improve animal science research”, 8-9 October 2020. 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 2nd October.

Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, is part of a new project working on the development of a vaccine, which is expected to reduce the diarrhoea-related piglet mortality by 90%. The new vaccine is expected to be launched in 2026. Photo: Anders Trærup, AU.

2020.09.11 | Anis

A new vaccine against piglet diarrhoea is on its way

Aarhus University takes part in a new and ground-breaking project in the development of an effective vaccine against weaning diarrhoea in piglets. If the development work of the vaccine goes like the researchers are hoping for, 90% of the mortality seen today due to weaning diarrhoea will be prevented, and the use of antibiotics will be lowered…

[Translate to English:] Foto: Lars Kruse, AU Foto.

2020.07.10 | DCA

Seminar in Brussels on green biorefining which supports the common agricultural policy

Biorefining of grass and clover grass allows for sustainable production of plant protein and bio-based products that support the objectives of European agricultural policy. A European Parliament seminar in Brussels focuses on the possibilities.

2020.07.09 | Research

Vacant positions at Department of Animal Science

Professorship in Nutrtion and lactation physiology and a professorship in Behavioural needs and stress biology. Application deadline is 27 September.

Several CBIO researchers presented their projects at the webinar on 1 Juli. Photo: Cecilie Ditte Christensen

2020.07.06 | DCA

CBIO researchers present solutions for the green transition

The circular bioeconomy can provide green solutions to everything from animal feed to textiles. At a webinar on 1 July, several researchers from CBIO - Centre for Circular Bioeconomy at Aarhus University - presented their many research projects, which have the potential to solve some of the key challenges in the green transition.

2020.09.11 | Anis

Mixing cull sows in pick-up pens may affect their welfare

Being mixed with unfamiliar sows is a common practice for cull sows in the days before transport to slaughter. A new study from Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, suggest that this practice may have welfare consequences for the sows.

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