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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. 

There are 97 pages tagged with Animal and dairy science:

Meat: the Four Futures

Are our choices in the grocery store based on facts, values, habits, or simply a gut feeling of what feels right? TABLE, a platform run by three European universities, is now launching a podcast that

Merko Vaga

vaga.merko@slu.se I am a Researcher at the Department of Animal Nutrition and Management. My work has mainly focused on improving feed and protein utilisation in ruminant production. My experimental

Sallam Mohammed

mohammed.abdallah.sallam@slu.se Sallam is a quantitative geneticist with a veterinarian background. Sallam aims to understand the genetics of animal health/performance, then drives approaches

Sofia Wilhelmsson

sofia.wilhelmsson@slu.se I defended my thesis called "There's no time to rush! - pigs’ and transport drivers’ welfare and interactions during slaughter transport" in June 2022. It was a

Sofia Lindkvist

sofia.lindkvist@slu.se PhD student at the Department of Animal Nutrition and Management. Working on the project "On the same wavelength - the effect of LED light on activity and production in dairy


SmartROOT - seminar gunilla.jacobsson@slu.se Welcome to the sminar "Transnational Workshop on Management and Education in Mixed Farming Systems" in the project "SmartROOT"! You can find the

Sara Lysholm

Sara Lysholm susanne.pettersson@slu.se Veterinarian and post-doctoral researcher at the Institution of Clinical Sciences at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and the

Hedvig Kjellström

hedvig.kjellstrom@slu.se I am a Guest Professor at the Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry (AFB), SLU. My main activity is conducted at the Division of Robotics, Perception and

Associate Professor Elke Hartmann

elke.hartmann@slu.se I am both professionally and personally committed to Equitation Science (ES) and have established my own unique niche as a scientist focusing on equine (social) behaviour,

Johanna Stenfelt

johanna.stenfelt@slu.se PhD Student at the Department of Biosystems and Technology My research interest is mainly in animal behaviour and cognition, with a special focus on ways to optimize current

Anders Herlin

andrus.kangro@slu.se Animals, technology, buildings, and sustainability are the combination of subjects that characterize my research and collaboration. A good building function creates the

Oleksiy Guzhva

andrus.kangro@slu.se My research area is within innovation and new technological solutions for agriculture (sensor technology, computer vision, IoT and digitalised agriculture, smart buildings). I