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About the Danish Cattle Research Centre

The Danish Cattle Research Centre (DKC) belongs under the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University and functions as both a farm and a place of research.  

A number of research projects are carried out here in close cooperation with the scientists at the Department of Animal Science as well as scientists from other departments and knowledge institutions. 

DKC-Burrehøjvej

DKC-Burrehøjvej is a high tech cattle farm with 240 Holstein dairy cows plus calves. There are loose housing barns with cubicles and protective barn facilities, milking barn (2x12 "side by side" with mechanical room in the basement), computerized feeding trough, flex barn and an intensive barn with four climate chambers. Read more about DKC's research facilities... 

Organization

The Danish Cattle Research Centre (DKC) is an organizational merger of the former Danish Cattle Research Center (KFC) and the cattle research facilities at AU-Foulum. The centre belongs to Aarhus University, that is responsible for the management and development of the centre.

Contact

If you want further information about the facilities and possibilities of research and development cooperation please contact chief consultant Jens Bech Andersen.

Jens Bech Andersen

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