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Department of Animal Environment and Health

Photo: The research building, SLU, Skara and a photo of Götala research farm.

The aim of the department...

...is to increase knowledge about the relationship between housing, management, feeding, housing environment, animal health, behaviour, animal welfare and environmental hygiene. This will be achieved through research, education and research information.

In this way, the department will contribute:

* to prevent and reduce health and welfare problems in domestic animals and

* to promote the development of an animal and environmentally friendly animal housing, that contribute to a sustainable food production.


What is happening at the department

  • 9 dec - Dissertation Lena Skånberg - "Preparing for life: Effects of environmental choice and change during rearing on adaptability in laying hens".

New publications from the department!

Published: 15 November 2022 - Page editor: yezica.norling@slu.se