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Better hoof, better horse?

Racing unshod improves the speed, but not all horses have sufficient hoof quality to run barefoot repeatedly without risking health problems. If measures of the ability to race barefoot based on

Genomic Characterization as a Tool Towards Sustainable Breeding of Nordic Native Horse Breeds(2)

Of the older domestic horse breeds that remain in the Nordic countries, all but the Icelandic horse and the Finnish horse are assessed to be endangered to varying degrees. These include the Swedish

Calm as a cow – breeding for improved temperament in dairy cattle

Temperament and behavior is important both for the welfare of the cow and for the working environment of the stable staff. The goal of this study is to improve the breeding evaluation for temperament

Dissertation: Developing the basis of a breeding program for sustainable Rufiji tilapia aquaculture in Tanzania

Developing the basis of a breeding program for sustainable Rufiji tilapia aquaculture in Tanzania sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Christer Simon Nyinondi defends her thesis: Developing the basis of a

Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics

Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics natalie.von.der.lehr@slu.se department of animal genetics, swedish university of agricultural studies, swine, sheep, horse, dog, Department of Animal

“We increase the data quality by interpolating missing data in cow monitoring”

Researcher Keni Ren and her colleagues have identified an accurate method for interpolating missing data in systems for monitoring dairy cows in the barn. This knowledge can be used to improve the

Plant Breeding – The key to food security and improved foods

Plant Breeding – The key to food security and improved foods malin.planting@slu.se In honour of the 2022 Bertebos Prize Laureate, Professor Rodomiro Ortiz, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture

Dissertation - Towards sustainable livestock systems: Developing and applying tools for broad sustainability assessment of pig and cattle systems

Towards sustainable livestock systems: Developing and applying tools for broad sustainability assessment of pig and cattle systems patrik.claesson@slu.se Stanley Zira defends her thesis: Towards

Seminar for Leif Andersson: Genetics of phenotypic diversity

Seminar for Leif Andersson: Genetics of phenotypic diversity webbredaktionen@slu.se Our senior advisor, professor Leif Andersson will retire from SLU this summer and we want to celebrate Leif and

Open call of two co-funded collaborative post doc projects

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at SLU hereby opens a call for co-funding of two post doc projects. The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at SLU hereby opens a

New call from SLU Aquaculture

To stimulate cross-faculty collaborations and further strengthen aquaculture research at SLU we announce a new call! Applicants can receive up to SEK 200,000. The last day to apply is 13 October 2022

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

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