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Department of Animal Nutrition and Management

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Pre-testing of household survey in Uganda

Earlier this year, four members of Drylands Transform were together in the field sites in Uganda conducting a pre-test of the household survey that is planned for June. The team was broad in their

KV- Performance index - a method for calculation of present value for each cow

Why does a dairy cow stay in her herd for such a short time? There is evidence that we place too much value on heifers. This project will develop an objective method for comparing cows and heifers.

Open call for co-funding of two collaborative PhD projects in Aquaculture

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science hereby opens a call for two PhD projects within aquaculture. The call is open to researchers within all subjects and disciplines involving

Reindeer husbandry and forestry

Reindeer husbandry and forestry: Challenges and opportunities for shared land use teresia.borgman@slu.se STUDENT SEMINAR. There is an alarming reduction in winter pastures and in the amount of

Carbon, co- and cow-benefits and/or trade-offs from livestock grazing in the Miombo

How do livestock farming and grazing in the Miombo forests affect the soil's carbon storage, species composition and production? Miombo is a dry forest ecosystem found in several countries in Africa.

Department of Animal Nutrition and Management

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

Margeret Nyaga – a rangeland scientist

Margeret Nyaga was one of the first PhD students to be engaged in the project and she is already in the middle of her data collection in the field. Margeret holds a Master of Science degree in Range

Celebrating with tree planting

Ingrid Öborn, Gert Nyberg and Ewa Wredle were lucky to visit University of Nairobi on the International Day of Forests, which meant that they were invited to plant 10 trees in the campus of the

Prophylaxis of infectious diseases in fish, shrimp and pigs

Seminar: Prophylaxis of infectious diseases in fish, shrimp and pigs aquaculture@slu.se Welcome to this seminar with invited guests from Ghent University! The program covers both aquatic and


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

International collaboration

The Department of Animal Nutrition and Management has extensive collaboration with other universities, research institutes and researchers worldwide. Here you can learn more about this work and read

Wind power in operation and impacts on reindeer and reindeer herding

The project was financed by Swedish Energy Agency (Vindval research programme) and primarily investigated how wind power development affects reindeer in the winter grazing area in Sweden. The project