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Dissertation Lena Skånberg: Preparing for life - effects of the early environment on adaptability in laying hens

Preparing for life - effects of the early environment on adaptability in laying hens sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Lena Skånberg defends her thesis: Preparing for life - effects of the early

Conture project

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

Behaviour of dogs in an office environment

Deciding what to do with the dog during working hours is a problem that many dog owners are faced with. One possible solution is to bring the dog to work, for example the office. The effect of the

Department of Animal Environment and Health

Department of Animal Environment and Health The aim of the department... Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, Department of Animal Environment and Health, Skara ...is to increase

Kick-off for the new Interdisciplinary Adacemy

In November, SLU's new Interdisciplinary Academy (IDA) makes its official start. Two projects and eleven researchers are admitted to the academy. Together, they represent nine departments, all four

Economic effects of improved animal welfare in livestock and pigs at slaughter

Animal welfare at slaughter has recently caught increased public attention and slaughterhouse businesses face the challenge of potentially high costs for animal welfare improvements. However,

Dissertation: Good enough? Animal welfare in organic poultry production

Good enough? Animal welfare in organic poultry production sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Lina Göransson defends her thesis: Good enough? Animal welfare in organic poultry production Smedjan Skara

Beef loss in Sweden

The food system is not sustainable and research shows that there are three powerful tools to reverse the trend by 2050: global dietary change, reduced food waste and losses by 75% and improved

New insights into rein tension and driveability associated with racetrack training of Standardbred trotters

How much power or tension is there in the reins when a trotting horse runs at full speed on the track, and should drivers trust their gut feeling? Elke Hartmann from SLU has investigated this in

HATS

Handling of animals at transport and slaughter (HATS) has international recognition as one of the most forefront research centres in the area of animal welfare in connection with handling at

Who asks the farmed fish?

Today, more than half of the fish we eat globally are raised in fish farms and the proportion originating from farming continue to increase. Unfortunately, there are some problems associated with

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

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