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2021.07.07 | Anis

New professor of management of production diseases

As of 1 September 2021, Department of Animal Science at Aarhus University has appointed Peter T. Thomsen professor of management of welfare-related production diseases in livestock herds.

Biorefinery at AU Foulum. Photo: Lars Kruuse - AU Foto

2021.06.28 | Research

Validation of screening method for assessing plants' potential for protein extraction via biorefining

Is it better to extract protein from grass or other plants in the biorefinery and how much protein can be extracted? Now, a recognised method normally used to screen for feed value has been validated as a method to assess the potential for extracting protein from plant material in a biorefinery. This will make it possible to study many more plant…

Suckler-aunts and calves have recently been let out on pasture at AU-Foulum. The animals are included in the new GrOBEat project which deals with sustainable and welfare-friendly veal and beef production. Photo: Linda S. Sørensen.

2021.06.30 | Anis

Cow-calf contact in full bloom at the Danish Cattle Research Centre at AU-Foulum

A new project at Aarhus University will promote organic and welfare-friendly veal and beef production based on a production system where two calves go together with a “suckler-aunt” until they are about six months old.

2021.06.11 | Anis

Interview with Janne W. Christensen about horses and their behaviour

Are you passionate about horses and horse-related activities? Then don't miss this interesting interview with our researcher and expert on horse behaviour, Janne Winther Christensen done by Ampascachi Horse Riding Holidays.

Having managed the job since 2010, senior researcher Sanna Steenfeldt has decided to retire as poultry coordinator.
Senior researcher Anja Brinch Riber is the new poultry coordinator in Department of Animal Science.

2021.06.07 | Anis

New poultry coordinator in Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University

Anja Brinch Riber succeeds Sanna Steenfeldt in the role as poultry coordinator in Department of Animal Science.