Research at the Swedish Livestock Research Centre, SLU Lövsta lantbruksforskning

Last changed: 25 August 2023
Sampling for diagnosis of RS virus in cattle at the Swedish Livestock Research Center, SLU. foto

The Swedish Livestock Research Centre is an important facility for research and teaching. The facility includes dairy cattle, pigs and poultry.


The research coordinator and staff at the research centre will reply with a recommendation for a research plan and a cost estimate for the research project.



Resource for research and education on farm animals

On an average 10 research projects are running daily at the facility. At the Swedish Livestock Reserach Center at Lövsta, seven km south-east of Uppsala, SLU:s researchers, international researchers and researchers from private enterprise will be offered a unique research environment, where new animal production technologies can be researched and tested. A facility where research of the highest quality within animal welfare and animal health, climate-smart animal management and sustainable food production will be conducted.

The students at the faculty of veterinary medicine and animal science, VH, will be taught here at some point of their education. The animals are central in the research and education, but are also part of the facility´s basic food production. The research process - schematic view (opens as a pdf).

Resources at the Swedish Livestock Research Centre

The facility has all the resources needed for different types of research into and education on farm animals. (Opens in pdf 3 MB).

Current research projects

Completed research projects

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Contact Research and Education Coordinators

Lotta Jönsson, Research and Education Coordinator the Swedish Livestock Research Centre, SLU, +4618673217

Johanna Grundin, Research and Education Coordinator the Swedish Livestock Research Centre, SLU, +4618671698