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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. 


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Training and company is good for dog behavior

As companion animals, a dog's lifestyle is mainly determined by its owner. Discrepancies between the dog's preferences and the owner's lifestyle might lead to the occurrence of unwanted behaviours

Mixenable möte

Partners of the MixEnable project met for the first annual meeting in Darmstadt, Germany April 10-12. They discussed the progress made during the first year of the project, exchanging knowledge on

Mixenable möte

Partners of the MixEnable project met for the first annual meeting in Darmstadt, Germany April 10-12. They discussed the progress made during the first year of the project, exchanging knowledge on

Poor welfare predicts Campylobacter infection

Infection of Campylobacter in a broiler flock can be predicted from a welfare assessment, according to a study carried out in collaboration between Anses, EFSA, UNIPR and the Swedish University of

Metabolic inflexibility detected in overweight Labradors

Obesity in dogs is an increasing problem associated with morbidity, shortened life span and poor life quality. Overweight dogs exhibit postprandial hyperlipidaemia, highlighting the need to identify

New method for removal of bacteria from boar semen

Antibiotics are added to semen extenders when preparing commercial semen doses for artificial insemination according to national and international guidelines. However, this addition of antibiotics

Seminars

Seminars

Here you will find information about and registration to upcoming seminars

NordCAW 2019

NordCAW seminar about Animal welfare for wild animals Animal welfare can be defined as an animal's psychological and physical state, which may vary from good to bad. Special attention has been paid

Our mission

SCAW was established in 2008 with the aim to support research and education within animal welfare. The Government instructed SLU to form SCAW: "In order to gather the country's expertise and

Reports

Here you can read the Scientific Council for Animal Welfares' reports The reports are written in Swedish 2019 Yttrande om digitala hjälpmedel Yttrande om djurskydd inom grisuppfödning 2018 Yttrande

Tail position as an indicator of tail biting

Tail biting is a well-known issue within European pig production and its subsequent tail injuries of this abnormal behaviour is known to cause stress and reduce welfare in both the injured and biting

Welfare assessment in zoos and circuses

Good animal welfare is crucial for the success of circuses and zoos. Welfare measures can be taken either by looking at the animal directly (animal-based), or at external factors such as the