11 Apr

Tanngrisner 1 and 2, 5th floor, VHC building, Uppsala

CRU research symposia: Fertility in Dairy Cows – Bridging the gaps 2.0

Welcome to a CRU research symposia (arranged by the Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala, and SLU).

The seminar is also possible to follow via zoom. Please contact Britt Berglund (britt.berglund@slu.se) if you have any questions or would like the Zoom link.

You are also most welcome the following day, April 12 when Patricia Ask-Gullstrand from the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, SLU, will defend her doctoral thesis Genetics of new phenotypes of pregnancy loss in dairy cattle, at 9.15 in room “Audhumbla”, entrance floor, VHC building, SLU, Uppsala.


Time: 2024-04-11 14:00 - 16:00
City: Uppsala
Location: Tanngrisner 1 and 2, 5th floor, VHC building
Additional info:

Address for the VHC building: Ulls väg 26, SLU, Uppsala


14.00 Welcome, short introduction

14.05 Increased focus on animal welfare, does this influence fertility of the NRF cow?

Irma Oskam, PhD, Professor, Norwegian University of Life Science, Norway

14.35-15.00 Coffee break

15.00 Fertility traits based on physical activity

Peter Løvendahl, PhD, Senior researcher, Aarhus University, Dept. of Genetics and Genomics, Foulum, Denmark

15.30 Selection for reduced environmental impact that includes fertility

Mike Coffey, PhD, Professor, Scotland’s Rural College, UK

16.00 Final words