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Ensuring a more constant energy supply across the day for sows prior to farrowing, there is a great potential for reducing the number of stillborn piglets and thus increasing piglet survival markedly. Photo: Colourbox

2017.11.09 | Anis

More frequent daily sow feedings reduces the number of stillborn piglets

If sows are fed at least three times daily, they will repay with shorter farrowings and considerably fewer stillborn piglets. This is the clear result of a new study carried out by scientists at the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University.

Some organic farmers use only a low level of antimicrobial medicine, but on most organic farms a major effort would be needed to reduce this level to something approaching zero. Photo: AU Foulum

2017.11.01 | Anis

Antimicrobial-free organic production seems within reach

Production without the use of antimicrobials can be within reach for many organic farms with a targeted health-promoting effort. A recent report from Aarhus University examines the possibilities of establishing organic production concepts for dairy and pig farming without using antimicrobials. The report also mentions the importance of rethinking…

2017.10.13 | Anis

Forage seminar at AU-Foulum

Invitation: Interested in cattle research? A forage seminar about utilization of protein in red clover silage and grassland production in Norway is being held October 26 at AU-Foulum.

2017.10.06 | Anis

PhD defence: Protein Kinase D1 and its potential in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases

Ditte Søvsø Gundelund Nielsen has conducted research on the effect of the enzyme protein kinase D1 (PKD1) in relation to inflammatory bowel diseases that are characterized by wounds and inflammation along the gastrointestinal tract.

2017.10.02 | PhD Course

PhD course: Hands-on targeted and untargeted LC-MS metabolomics with emphasis on measuring phytochemicals in plasma and urine

The aim of the course is to give an understanding of the differences between untargeted and targeted metabolomics and the possibilities of combining both techniques in the research. The course will take place from October 30 to November 3. Deadline for registration is October 15.