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03 February 2015
View news from Denmark Milk Proteins to Become Source of Vitamin D
DENMARK - Vitamin D deficiency is a massive problem in the winter at our latitude. Even with a balanced diet it is difficult to fully cover your vitamin D requirement. With a backing of 13 million Danish kroner from Innovation Fund Denmark, a new project...
13 October 2014
View news from Denmark Denmark Antimicrobial Use in Animals Continues to Increase
DENMARK - Antimicrobial usage in animals in Denmark continued to increase in 2013 – mainly due to an increased use in pigs. However, antimicrobial use in pigs is still 12 per cent lower than in 2009. In general, livestock received very little of the...
03 October 2014
View news from Denmark European Livestock Sector Collaborates on Sustainable Development
DENMARK - Research in technology and biology provides new development opportunities for European livestock farming, delegates to the recent European Association of Animal Production (EAAP) conference heard in Copenhagen....
03 September 2014
View news from Denmark Arla Factory to Treble Output of Whey Protein
DENMARK – A new Arla dairy plant is to start manufacturing a whey protein used in sports drinks and allergy friendly products by the end of 2016....
05 June 2014
View news from Denmark Further Investigation Needed on the Effect of Glyphosate on Livestock Health
DENMARK - There is a need for further investigations to clarify if glyphosate (the active compound in Roundup and similar pesticides) residues in feed may affect the health of livestock; particularly in animals in sensitive physiological and productive...
21 February 2014
View news from Denmark End to Slaughter Without Stunning in Denmark
DENMARK - Slaughter without prior stunning - for example, for kosher and halal meats - is no longer permitted in Denmark....
04 February 2014
View news from Denmark Major Investment to Boost Arla’s Profitability
DENMARK - Arla dairy is looking to expand its production globally and make it more eco-friendly by investing 2.2 billion DKK in 10 of its dairy sites in 2014. ...
22 January 2014
View news from Denmark Effective Danish Effort to Reduce Use of Antibiotics
DENMARK - The use of antibiotics in Danish farming has fallen by 11 per cent since 2009. This is shown by data from October 2013. In this way, Danish farmers have reached the policy objective to reduce the use of antibiotics by ten per cent compared to...
10 January 2014
View news from Denmark Cow Fertility Could be Blamed on Breeding For Milk Yield
DENMARK – Breeding for higher milk yield could dramatically reduce fertility due to embryonic death, European researchers have discovered....
23 October 2013
View news from Denmark Monitoring Food Loss and Waste Essential to Hunger Fight
DENMARK - Keeping track of the enormity and nature of food loss and waste is essential to reducing the problem and to speeding efforts to eliminate hunger globally, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told participants at the Global Green Growth...
07 October 2013
View news from Denmark Aarhus University Appoints New Professor in Animal Science
DENMARK - With effect from 1 September Hanne Damgaard Poulsen from the Department of Animal Science at Aarhus University has been appointed professor with special responsibilities (mso) in environmental impacts of animal production....
15 July 2013
View news from Denmark Fullwood Welcomes New Dealer
DENMARK - Fullwood, milking equipment manufacturer announced the appointment of a new installation and service dealer on Friday....
12 July 2013
View news from Denmark More Grass Benefits Ecology As Well As Cow
DENMARK - Growing more grass benefits cows as well as biodiversity, Danish researchers have found....
28 May 2013
View news from Denmark Potential For Dairy Calves to Bolster Organic Beef
DENMARK – Aarhus University researchers are running organic bull calf pilots as a way of learning about the ‘untapped’ production potential of bull calves from the dairy sector....
23 May 2013
View news from Denmark Collaboration on Unique Monitoring System for Cows
DENMARK - Scientists at Aarhus University are collaborating with Lyngsoe Systems on the development of a new monitoring system for cows to improve animal health, welfare, farm economy, and to reduce environmental impact....
14 May 2013
View news from Denmark Seaweed Energy Solutions Makes Acquisition to Cultivate 100,000 Tons of Seaweed
DENMARK - Seaweed Energy Solutions is to acquire 100 per cent of Denmark's Seaweed Seed Supply, a move that sharply reinforces SES' position as Europe's leading player in large-scale seaweed cultivation for renewable energy and other uses....
13 May 2013
View news from Denmark Calving Cows Prefer Sand and Straw to Rubber Mats
DENMARK – Cows may prefer a bedding material of sand and straw to rubber matting, a Danish PhD student has found....
07 May 2013
View news from Denmark Research Could Lead to Nitrous Oxide Breakthrough
DENMARK – Researchers from the University of Denmark now know more about how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with cultivating grassland....
08 April 2013
View news from Denmark Food Waste has Environmental Downside
DENMARK - The production of the food we eat has an impact on the environment. But the food we do not eat also has significant adverse impacts. This is the conclusion of a report from DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture at Aarhus University....
18 March 2013
View news from Denmark Denmark Strengthens Relations with China in Animal Science
DENMARK - A grant from the Villum Foundation strengthens the scientific collaboration with China – and will benefit scientists and PhD students alike....
13 February 2013
View news from Denmark Danish Farmers Under Pressure From Superlevy
DENMARK - With 2 years until quotas cease, some farmers in Denmark are coming under financial pressure on account of a combination of superlevy and changing banking conditions, write DairyCo. ...
31 January 2013
View news from Denmark Researcher Striving to Offer Hassle Free Supplementary Feed
DENMARK – Expected to result in huge savings for the industry, researchers at Aarhus University have been developing a supplementary feed for dairy cows that reduces feeding disorders and improves feed efficiency. ...
24 January 2013
View news from Denmark Arla to expand production in 2013
During 2013, Arla will invest in a number of dairy expansions and new facilities in order to increase global production of its most profitable products....
View news from Denmark New Report Explores Nation’s Breeds
DENMARK – The story of the development and importance of traditional livestock breeds is told in a new report from the National Centre for Food and Agriculture, University of Aarhus....
07 November 2012
View news from Denmark Ambitious Danish Plan for Animal Welfare, Reduction of Antimicrobials Use
DENMARK - On 2 November the Danish Parliament ratified an agreement on new strict rules for the use of antimicrobials in production of animals and on animal welfare – both in the barn and during transport. The new rules are supplemented by the allocation...
25 September 2012
View news from Denmark Seasonal Variations of Milk Affect Cheese
DENMARK - The composition of milk is seasonally variable and this variation is a challenge for the dairies in, for example, the cheese-making process. Scientists from Aarhus University have headed a research project that has traced the importance of this...
24 September 2012
View news from Denmark Milk Quality to be Improved
DENMARK - Dairies in Denmark and in other countries in Northern Europe have for the last four to six years recorded a growing number of cases of dairy farms delivering poor-quality milk....
03 September 2012
View news from Denmark Arla Remains Strong Despite Downward Pressure on Prices
DENMARK - Growth and efficiencies characterised the first half of 2012 for Arla. Major agreements have paved the way for significant opportunities for Arla in Germany, the UK and China, and previous mergers and acquisitions have delivered efficiencies...
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