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AU researchers participate in a new project which is to develop a practically useful method for collecting feed data from each individual cow in the herds. File photo: Danish Cattle Research Centre.

2020.07.21 | Anis

A new method for pointing out resource-efficient and climate-friendly cows in practice is on its way

AU researchers participate in a new groundbreaking project, managed by VikingGenetics, which is to give the dairy farmer access to data about each cow’s feed intake by means of 3D cameras. The project will create unique opportunities to act with efficient and targeted management initiatives in practice for the benefit of the farmer’s economy and…

Grass is washed free from soil before separating it in a liquid and solid fraction in the biorefinery. Photo: Nikolaj Peder Hansen.

2020.07.22 | Anis

AU researchers study the feeding value of pulp for cattle

Pulp is a fibre-rich by-product, emerging from the protein refining of grass-clover. As the pulp forms a considerable part of this process, the utilisation of this, by for instance dairy farmers, is extremely important. Therefore, researchers from AU are currently studying the feeding value of the pulp for cattle, and the preliminary results look…

Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Foto

2020.06.09 | DCA

Participate in an open webinar about circular bioeconomy

On 1 July 2020, Aarhus University Centre for Circular Bioeconomy (CBIO) will be hosting a webinar with presentations of the newest research. The webinar is open to anyone interested.

A feeding experiment with piglets at AU Foulum is testing the digestibility of the Unibio protein. Photo: Jesper Rais, AU.

2020.07.21 | Anis

A new environmentally friendly source of protein for pigs is being tested at AU Foulum

At present, researchers at Aarhus University are testing a new environmentally friendly source of protein, Uniprotein, in a feeding experiment with pigs. Uniprotein is a source of protein made of bacteria able to grow on methane as substrate. A future use of this type of protein will, among others, be able to reduce the carbon footprint for the…

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.