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Animal science

Animal science includes the anatomy, fysiology, behavoiur, breeding, feeding and management of animals that are under the control of humankind. The animals studied are livestock species and also companion animals like dogs and cats, and many exotic species. 


Det finns 26 sidor som är taggade med Animal and dairy science:
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See interviews and keynote videos from Agri4D 2017

Participants in lively discussions during on of the coffee breaks. Photo: Emelie Zonabend König On 20-21 September 2017, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and the Swedish International Agriculture Network Initiative (SIANI) hosted ...

Katja Nilsson

Katja Nilsson

I work with research and education in the area of applied animal breeding and genetics. Presentation - My research is focused on the genetic background to behaviour and health traits in several species, for example dogs and pigs. Teaching - I am course ...

Sandrine Duchemin

Sandrine Isolde Duchemin

As a post-doctor at SLU, I work in two projects. The first regarding non-coagulating milk in Swedish Red cows, and the second regarding automatic milking systems. Presentation - My name is Sandrine Isolde Duchemin. In 2009, I graduated and became a ...

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PhD hat trick in Umeå

From the left: Edward Hernadez Cabezas Garcia, Helena Gidlund, Pekka Huhtanen and Merko Vaga. Photo: Degong Pang Spring 2017 was busy days for Professor Pekka Huhtanen at Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden, as three of ...

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What's SLU Global? And what's Restoration of degraded rural landscapes?

A presentation of SLU Global and one of its themes: Restoration of degraded rural landscapes. Followed by a presentation by Lars Laestadius: Restoration of Landscapes and Livelihoods - The New REDD? Programme - What´s SLU Global? - A presentation of ...

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Julie Brastrup Clasen

PhD student at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics Presentation - The topic of my PhD project is crossbreeding in dairy cattle. For me, the main task is to create useful tools for farmers and breeding advisors/companies that can be used to ...

Young reseachers from Europe met for breeding course in Umeå

Young reseachers from Europe met for breeding course in Umeå

The department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden arranged a training course for young researcher in Umeå during June 19-2. The course was an arrangement within the European Cost Action project Methagene. The training course had the theme ...

New buildings approved

New buildings approved

During their latest meeting, the SLU Board approved the construction of two new buildings. One is a greenhouse in Umeå that will be used by the Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC). The centre needs to build an automatic phenotyping platform for large-scale ...

Sofia Nyman

Sofia Nyman

I am person with a great interest for animal. I was born in Kristinehamn, Sweden and I am now doing my PhD at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, SLU, Uppsala, Sweden. Presentation - I have since childhood had a genuine interest in animals ...

Suvi Mäkeläinen

Suvi Mäkeläinen

PhD student in Animal Genetics Research - The objective of my PhD project is to identify genetic variants associated with retinal- and dermatological diseases in dogs using NGS technologies for whole genome sequencing. The aim is to develop a high throughput ...

Automatic welfare assessment in broilers - with focus on human-animal relationship and lameness

Automatic welfare assessment in broilers - with focus on human-animal relationship and lameness

At the 5th of May Anna Silvera at the Department of Animal Environment and Health is defending her PhD thesis "Automatic welfare assessment in broilers - with focus on human-animal relationship and lameness" (link to the thesis below). Welcome! Facts ...

Automatic welfare assessment in broilers - with focus on human-animal relationship and lameness

Automatic welfare assessment in broilers - with focus on human-animal relationship and lameness

At the 5th of May Anna Silvera at the Department of Animal Environment and Health is defending her PhD thesis "Automatic welfare assessment in broilers - with focus on human-animal relationship and lameness" (link to the thesis below). Welcome! Facts ...

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