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Photo: Ida Marie Jensen, AU Foto

2020.11.09 | Anis

Culling of mink at AU Foulum

Due to COVID-19, all mink at AU Foulum’s experimental farm will be destroyed. The department is currently trying to establish an overview of the consequences for research as well as the employees.

Day-old chicks. File photo: Janne Hansen, AU.

2020.11.09 | Anis

Hatching broilers in stables rather than in hatcheries increases animal welfare

A new study at Department of Animal Science shows that hatching broilers on-farm rather than in hatcheries results in a number of benefits: The chicks rest more, take up more feed, weigh more and have a lower mortality.