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Animal science

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. 

Det finns 463 sidor som är taggade med Animal and dairy science:
Amélie Laval

Amélie Laval

Intern in the Animal Husbandry unit Agronomy student in the engineering school Agrosup Dijon, France. I am currently doing a 5 months internship to help with the grazing experiments of summer 2021

Oats for more sustainable milk production and a better environment

Variation in enteric methane (CH4) emissions in lactating dairy cows has been attributed to both animal and dietary factors. Several strategies for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) including

Milk tasting of blueberry

The taste and smell of milk can sometimes be disrupted. One of the problems is when the milk has the scent and taste of blueberries. This can affect the quality of an entire milk silo at the dairy

Abdulai Guinguina

Abdulai Guinguina

My research aims at understanding the variation between cows in the components that have an impact on feed efficiency, and to evaluate and develop methods in applied agriculture to rank the cows

Companion papers on Swedish farm milk quality as affected by (I) dairy farming system and (II) sampling month at the Journal of Dairy Science

In two companion scientific publications in the Journal of Dairy Science, researchers at SLU report on how Swedish farm milk quality is affected by the dairy farming system (I) and the sampling month

Anne-Maj Gustavsson

Anne-Maj Gustavsson

Associate professor in Crop Science The information is only available in Swedish

Dairy Research Barn

At Röbäcksdalen about 2 km from Umea city center there is a national center for ruminant research. The research barn offers an excellent environment for evaluation and feeding of forages for

SITES Röbäcksdalen

SITES Röbäcksdalen

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

Fältforskning Röbäcksdalen

Röbäcksdalen Field Research Station (63.8 ° N, 20.2 ° E) is located 2 km south of Umeå city center, 3 km from Umeå airport and train stations, and 5 km from Umeå campus. The research station is part


The overall aim is to create knowledge that promotes sustainable and competitive agricultural systems that are based on forages, and ensures the supply of environmentally sustainable food items from

About NJV

The department is organised jointly between the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science (VH) and the Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ). Research and education are

Preparing for life

Farm animals are often reared in one type of environment but housed as adults in another. When moved, a lack of skill needed to adapt rapidly to the new environment can compromise welfare. “Adaptive