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Cows in the study during transport. Photo: Kirstin Dahl-Pedersen.

2019.01.31 | Anis

New knowledge about transport of cull cows to slaughter

Transport of dairy cows to slaughter may result in deterioration of their clinical condition. New research from the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, may play a part in improving animal welfare during transport and contribute to the debate about the concept of fitness for transport.

WelFur has been promoted as a so-called “Self-Regulation and Co-Regulation Initiative” by the European Commission, which is a great stamp of approval.  Photo: Mette Graves Madsen.

2019.03.07 | Anis

Distinguished acknowledgement of the animal welfare programme WelFur

The animal welfare programme WelFur has been promoted as a so-called “Self-Regulation and Co-Regulation Initiative” by the European Commission. It is the first animal welfare-focussing programme ever to achieve the stamp of approval by the Commission.

2019.01.28 | PhD defense

Fibrous pulp from green protein extraction is a valuable forage for dairy cows

PhD student Vinni Kragbæk Damborg, Department of Animal Science will defend her thesis on Friday 1 February 2019 in the auditorium at AU Foulum, 9.30h. All are welcome.

Portrait of professor Peter Lund

2019.01.08 | Reception

On Friday 25 January 2019, Department of Animal Science will host the inauguration of Peter Lund.

The department has a new professorship in Sustainable Dairy Production. Please sign up for the inauguration and reception at AU Foulum.