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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 103 pages tagged with Animal and dairy science:

NordCAW seminar on horse welfare

NordCAW seminar on horse welfare elin.spangenberg@slu.se Welcome to the NordCAW seminar on Horse Welfare in relation to the use of horses in equestrian sport. Equestrian sports engage many

Feed Additive to Reduce Methane Emissions from Cows Tested in Sweden

Does a methane-inhibiting feed additive work better when cows are fed with high-fat Swedish oats? That's what Mohammad Ramin's research team at SLU in Umeå aims to find out. The additive Bovaer (DSM,

Gun Bernes

gun.bernes@slu.se I am a researcher and work with small ruminants and dairy cows. The projects mainly deal with feeding, animal husbandry, animal products and buildings. In addition to research, I

Anders Karlsson

anders.h.karlsson@slu.se I am an animal scientist and professor of meat science. My main interest is questions related to how production factors affect the eating quality of meat. In addition, I am

Visit by EU ministers

Under a clear blue sky, SLU received 150 guests at Lövsta agricultural research consisting of the EU's agriculture and fisheries ministers and the Special Agricultural Committee (SJK). SLU's

Lina Göransson

lina.goransson@slu.se I am a researcher at the Department of Animal Environment and Health, at the Section of Environment, Care and Herd Health, in Skara. My main interest is farm animal welfare,

Lotta Rydhmer

lotta.rydhmer@slu.se I am a professor in animal genetics and I work with research and education on animal breeding and genetics, mainly breeding for a more sustainable production. I have performed

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, and drives approaches for

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