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Department of Animal Nutrition and Management

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Forage as a local produced protein and energy feed for horses

New knowledge about protein and energy value in grass and forage legumes in forage for horses. The amount and nutritive content of forages has major impact on equine behaviour, health, and disease.

DT film from IGAD

One of our collaborating partners in Drylands Transform is the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). Their work on dissemination of project activities is ongoing and has among other

Department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden

From January 1st 2023 NJV will no longer be an organisational unit at SLU. Our activities will continue as before, but within a new organisational structure. Read more on the about NJV page.

Predicting the growth and quality of silage maize using models and spectroscopy

The aim of this project is to use ecophysiological modelling based methods to predict agronomic and quality variables of silage maize in Sweden. Background Maize has become a major crop in many parts

Sustainable and locally produced protein and energy feeds for horses

Climate changes and an unstable security situation in the world challenges the market of inorganic fertilizers and animal feeds, and mobilisation of research and development is required to find more

About NJV

From January 1st 2023 NJV will no longer be a department. Our research and teaching activities will continue as before just within another organisational structure. You will still find us and our

Department of Animal Nutrition and Management

We conduct research and teaching about nutrition and management of several animal species such as cattle, pigs, poultry, reindeer, fish, horses and dogs.


At our Department, we educate at undergraduate level, advanced level and research level. Our teaching encompass a broad competence area from nutrient metabolism and feed science to management and

REINFORCE - Climate, habitat and animal production

Strategies for coping with challenges in a pastoral management system with increasing external pressures. Rapid and pronounced climate change in the Arctic and Subarctic regions causes distress,

Contested landscapes: navigating competing claims and cumulative impacts in Northern Sweden

The project explores approaches to manage the cumulative impacts specifically on the connectivity and quality of reindeer pastures. These pastures will serve as an “indicator” for the wider impacts

ReiGN reindeer husbandry in a globalizing North

Resilience, adaptations and pathways for actions ReiGN is a Nordic Centre of Excellence, funded by NordForsk, that covers a wide range of expertise, spanning from genomic, evolutionary theory, life

Feeding reindeer for future free-range functionality – REINFEED

Short- and long-term effects of winter-feeding on future ability to utilize natural pastures Extensive herding systems, like reindeer husbandry, make use of animals' natural adaptation to the