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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 314 sidor som är taggade med Animal and dairy science:

Act with good conscience - good food for health and animals

On October 24, 2019 , the Swedsh Center for Animal Welfare, SCAW, is organizing a seminar on procurement focusing on public health and animal welfare. Both in procurement and in other purchases there

Slow muscles give Korean native pigs their tasty pork

In South Korea, the unique Korean Native Black Pig is known for its red, marbled and good tasting meat. Now, an international research team has shown that this pig breed has a gene variant that is

Slow muscles give Korean native pigs their tasty pork

In South Korea, the unique Korean Native Black Pig is known for its red, marbled and good tasting meat. Now, an international research team has shown that this pig breed has a gene variant that is

Act with good conscience - good food for health and animals

Act with good conscience - good food for health and animals

Act with good conscience - good food for health and animals josefina.zidar@slu.se   On October 24, 2019, the Swedsh Center for Animal Welfare, SCAW, is organizing a seminar on procurement focusing

Animal Science

Our domestic animals are of great importance to our society. Farm animals primarily supply us with food and clothing, while our sporting and companion animals bring us other benefits. CTA Animal

Juverhälsan kan förbättras hos mjölkkor i Rwanda

Dairy cows have cultural and economic importance in Rwanda, and are needed for enhanced human nutrition and food security. The Rwandan Ministry of Agriculture has prioritized research aiming at

Ask a researcher

SLU has many experts in different subjects. Some of them are listed at the Swedish web page. Contact them if you have something to discuss. SLU has many researchers with a special mission to

Stefan Gunnarsson, sustainable animal production

Stefan Gunnarsson is an expert on sustainable animal production in large herds. By improving animal health and welfare, we can decrease environmental impact from increasing farm sizes. I will

Anders Herlin, buildings, livestock

Anders Herlin is an expert on building function with specialisation in livestock housing and ambient environment. My aim is to design animal housing and management where the animals are allowed to

Prion diseases in animal and man

Prion diseases in animal and man

Prion diseases in animal and man

Three themes

Three themes

The research environment has six goals , and consists of three interconnected research themes (click to enlarge the picture), which develop three separate but linked lines of original research:

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