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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.

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.

2021.05.28 | Anis

Gavin Leslie Simpson is employed as assistant professor at Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University

From May 15th 2021 Gavin L. Simpson has been employed as assistant professor in applied biometrics at the Department of Animal Science, section of Health, Aarhus University in a four year position.

2021.06.02 | Anis

A new triple-action feed additive is to reduce cows’ climate impact by half

Aarhus University leads a new project which is to reduce dairy cows’ emission of methane by 50%. The actors behind the project are going to develop a triple-action feed additive for cattle, which will limit the enteric formation of methane. Innovation Fund Denmark has recently granted the project 16.1 million kroner.

2021.05.07 | Anis

SmartCow Newsletter - Issue 6

The latest SmartCow Newsletter is now available. The SmartCow project integrates key European cattle research infrastructures to promote their coordinated use and development and thereby help the European cattle sector face the challenge of sustainable production.

2021.04.21 | Anis

Can we produce nutritional and sustainable milk in the laboratory?

Aarhus University in Foulum leads a new and exciting project which is to form the basis for producing sustainable milk in the laboratory as an alternative to cow’s milk. The project is funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

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