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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 195 sidor som är taggade med Animal and dairy science:

New method for diagnosis of digital dermatitis

Digital dermatitis in dairy cows is a widespread disease linked to infection with Treponema. The traditional diagnostic method is clinical inspection, which is subjective and laborious. We explored

Economic model describes the value of dogs and cats

Although various benefits of cats and dogs have been extensively studied, their fundamental economic value is poorly understood. Economic values are, in contrast to monetary values, determined

Visual vs objective lameness assessment

Regular monitoring of movement asymmetry with inertial measurement units (IMUs) to aid in the diagnosis of the underlying cause of a lameness is feasible. Normal ranges for specific groups of horses

Parasitic infections in cattle affected by cattle breed

Body weight gain (BWG) and gastrointestinal nematode challenge (GIN) were investigated in two genetically diverse groups of cattle. Thirty-two dairy calves (D = Swedish Red/Holstein) and 31 dairy ×

Vilket temperament premieras hos islandshästar?

This study investigated different aspects of the trait spirit that is routinely recorded in breeding field tests (BFTs) for Icelandic horses. Genetic parameters were estimated for spirit and six

New circovirus detected in Swedish pigs

Porcine circovirus 3 (PCV3) is a newly detected circovirus belonging to the family Circoviridae with a circular ssDNA genome of 2000 bp that encodes two proteins—the replicase protein and the capsid

High antibiotic resistance in Cambodia's pig production

Administration of antimicrobials to food-producing animals is regarded as a major contributor to the overall emergence of resistance in bacteria worldwide. However, few data are available on global

Enriched environments keep chickens optimistic

Chickens living in enriched environments remain happy despite exposure to stress, according to a study from SLU, Linköping University, Uppsala University and Neiker-Tecnalia, Spain. In the study, one

Swedish Centre for Animal Welfare (SCAW)

Swedish Centre for Animal Welfare (SCAW)

SCAW has three primary functions within the area of animal welfare; to give expert advice to support research, and to arrange education. SCAWs vision is that welfare will improve for all animals, and


The research at the Beijer Laboratory for Animal Science (BLAS) aims to make better use of data automatically collected at high-tech farms so that management and breeding of future generations of

Petra Fant

Petra Fant

pafa0001 PhD student in Animal Science