Zoology is the branch of biology that relates to the animal kingdom, including zoophysiology, morphology, ornithology and entomology.
SLU Water Forum
Water is essential to life. At SLU more than 400 researchers and experts work with water-related issues, from source to sea. Our knowledge contributes to achieving the global sustainable development
SCAW:s 10 year anniversary
The Swedish Centre for Animal Welfare, SCAW, arranged a seminar the 8th of May 2019 to celebrate our 10 year anniversary. You can see the presentations by clicking on the links below. You will learn
Conservation and Management of Fish and Wildlife
Campus Umeå SLU’s campus in Umeå is an inspiring and picturesque learning environment. Surrounded by deep green forests, scenic parks and clear, blue lakes, it is easy to see why Umeå is the fastest
Here you will find information on previous courses.
EFSA reports and other material concerning fish slaugther
Here you find links to reports concerning fish slaughter Fish welfare in European Aquaculture Welfare of farmed fish Knowledge gaps and research needs for the welfare of farmed fish Statement of the
EFSAs' reports about animal welfare at the time of slauther and killing Here you will find links to EFSAs' reports related to animal welfare at slaughter and killing: Slaughter of animals: poultry
More material from courses and seminars
Nordic Workshop on on-farm killing of poultry, 3 May 2018 PowerPoint presentations: Killing poultry for disease control. Practical experience in The Netherlands. (Marien Gerritzen) On farm killing of
SCAW has previously participated in several projects and collaborations. You can find a short summary of them here.
SCAW is represented in several working and reference groups. SCAW has representatives in: The Ministry of Trade and Industry's national animal welfare network The Ministry of Trade and Industry's
In Sweden, just over 300,000 wild birds are ringed annually. When birds are ringed, the procedure include several steps that can involve both discomfort and stress for the birds. In addition, during
Perinatal dödlighet hos laboratoriemöss
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Indicators of positive emotional states in dogs
Within human psychology, detailed observations of body posture and movements are increasingly being used to assess emotional states in individuals where verbal information is unreliable (such as