Animal science includes the anatomy, fysiology, behavoiur, breeding, feeding and management of animals that are under the control of humankind. The animals studied are livestock species and also companion animals like dogs and cats, and many exotic species.
The aim of the practical study is to evaluate pigs behavioural and physiological reaction to nitrogen high expansion foam as a stunning method as well as study the stunning process itself. The study
Reindeer husbandry and forestry
Reindeer husbandry and forestry: Challenges and opportunities for shared land use email@example.com STUDENT SEMINAR. There is an alarming reduction in winter pastures and in the amount of
Ask the pig
Improved welfare in Swedish pig production through benchmarking. Development of a tool for advisors, certification and improved competitiveness Wouldn’t it be great if we could ask pigs how they feel
OIE reference centre
The Swedish Centre for Animal Welfare (SCAW), together with the Italian counterpart, IZSAM, forms a joint OIE-reference Centre for Animal welfare.
Ecosystem science in an agricultural landscape SITES Röbäcksdalen SITES is a nationally co-ordinated infrastructure for terrestrial and limnological field research. The network extends throughout
Department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden
Research and education are carried out in an interdisciplinary environment in close collaboration between soil, plant, and animal disciplines. The department is organised jointly between the Faculty
Hang your hat on fish welfare!
All fish kept by humans must be stunned before slaughter. However, how to do this in an ethically defensible manner is unclear. The lack of knowledge when it comes to stunning methods for fish is
NordCAW (Nordic Network for Communicating Animal Welfare) is a Nordic co-operation to communicate within animal welfare. SCAW is one of the initiators of the project.
Impact of early gut microflora
In nature, pigs have a varied diet and are exposed to many different bacteria from early life. This results in a large variety in their gut microbiota. In a farm setting, pigs are fed standard diet
NJV's analytical laboratory is situated at SLU on campus and also include a gas in vitro laboratory. Analytical laboratory The analytical lab is found of floor five in the SLU building on campus. It
AI in veterinary clinical diagnostics
Great progress is being made today in human medical diagnostics with the help of artificial intelligence (AI). In human medicine AI is for example used to interpret ultrasound and X-rays. In