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Legumes such as lupines, broad beans and peas have a high protein content and can be grown for feed in Denmark. However, the methionine content is low and thus not an ideal protein source for poultry. Photo: Klaus Horsted

2018.07.18 | Anis

Danish green protein and mussel meal for organic poultry and pigs is a possibility

Researchers from Aarhus University have investigated the possibilities for growing Danish protein feed for organic pigs and poultry. The alternatives include legumes, protein from green biomass and mussel meal.

Piglets. Photo: DCA

2018.06.21 | Research

Antimicrobial resistance – Aarhus University leads the way in Europe

The antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenge is a fact. At an exhibition in the European Parliament in Brussels in November 2017, researchers from Aarhus University gave a status of the research within the field and presented their suggestions for possible future solutions to the problem.

Professor Martin Riis Weisbjerg

2018.03.15 | Cattle

Invitation for seminar and inauguration of professorship of Martin Riis Weisbjerg on May 9

Martin Riis Weisbjerg will give an inaugural lecture entitled 'Future challenges in dairy nutrition and feed evaluation'. The inaugural lecture is part of a half-day seminar and will be concluded by a reception.

2018.03.09 | PhD defense

Steroid Hormones, Fearfulness and Performance in Sport Horses- Rikke Munk will have her PhD defence on March 16 at AU Folum

Rikke Munk researched how being in a stressful competition environment influences the salivary cortisol concentration in young competition horses. The new research findings contribute to the understanding of the influence of a competition environment on salivary cortisol concentration in young sport horses.

Aarhus University possesses significant experience with research-based policy support to the authorities on animal welfare. Photo: Colourbox

2018.03.27 | DCA

Aarhus University becomes an international reference centre for animal welfare

Together with two research institutions in Germany and the Netherlands, researchers from the Department of Animal Science at Aarhus University will run the first EU Reference Centre for Animal Welfare. Among a strong competition field of European consortia, the department landed the assignment.

2018.03.06 | Research

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