Yggdrasil, VHC, Ultuna

Tail biting and straw in Pigs

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Seminar Tail biting and straw in pigs 19 sept 14-16.30 and dissertation 20 sept. ( Torun Wallgren)

Tid: 2019-09-19 14:00 - 16:30
Ort: Ultuna
Lokal: Yggdrasil, VHC
Mer information:

Register for coffee to stefan.gunnarsson@slu.se (mobile phone; 070-6514197) at the latest 16th of September 2019, stating your name, affiliation and dietary preferences like vegetarian, vegan or allergies. If you don’t expect coffee, please join in.


Chairpersons: Associate Professor Stefan Gunnarsson

14.00-14.10     Welcome address

                        Stefan Gunnarsson

14.10-14.40     Prevention of tail biting in Germany

                        Professor Nicole Kemper, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover

14.40-15.10    Cooling of fattening pigs during warm thermal conditions

                        Agr. Dr. Anne-Charlotte Olsson, Dept of Biosystem och Technology, SLU

15.10-15.40    Coffee break

15.40-16.10    Pig genetics and tail biting

                        Professor Lotta Rydhmer, Dept of Animal genetics, SLU

16.10-16.30    Discussion and Closing remarks

                        Stefan Gunnarsson


Dissertation: Friday 20 September 2019, 09.15 in Audhumbla, VHC, SLU Ultuna

Torun Wallgren defends her thesis "A tale of tails - prevention of tail biting in pigs by early detection and straw management". View the live stream / recording

External reviewer: Professor Nicole Kemper, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover

Sidansvarig: andrus.kangro@slu.se