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05 May 2010
View news from Denmark Using Less Medicine For Organic Cows
DENMARK - It is possible to minimise the use of antibiotics on organic dairy farms by taking several different approaches. Scientists from Aarhus University have put together data, looking at the low use of antibiotics on organic farms. ...
View news from Denmark Eco-Friendly Dairy Cow Costs
DENMARK - Reducing nitrogen and phosphorus in cattle feed can benefit the environment, but what about cow health and milk production?...
04 May 2010
View news from Denmark New Chairman of Animal Welfare Council
DENMARK - Lene Munksgaard from Aarhus University is the new chairman of the Animal Welfare Council....
27 April 2010
View news from Denmark Prevention, Not Antibiotics, Is Best For Organic Cows
DENMARK - Researchers ar Aarhus University say it is possible to minimise the use of antibiotics on organic dairy farms by taking different approaches....
13 April 2010
View news from Denmark Discussing CAP Post 2013
DENMARK - Commissioner Dacian Cioloş will be one of the main speakers at the conference “Towards a new common agricultural policy”, hosted by the Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries in Copenhagen 26 April 2010...
07 April 2010
View news from Denmark Veterinary Scientist Receives Award
DENMARK - Senior scientist Peter Thomsen, Department of Animal Health and Bioscience, has been awarded the C.O. Jensen Memorial Fund prize for his study on downer cows....
19 March 2010
View news from Denmark Agromek Show Turns To Alternate-Year Cycle
DENMARK - In the future, Agromek will be held every other year. Agromek 2010 will be on 30 November to 3 December at ita usual venue, Herning....
12 February 2010
View news from Denmark New Funding For Research Into Antibiotic Resistance
DENMARK - The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries has started two new research projects aimed at contributing to the fight against resistance to antibiotics in animals and humans....
01 February 2010
View news from Denmark Tackling Pain In Cattle
DENMARK - Veterinarians apparently differ in whether they resort to prescribing pain relief or not. A survey among Scandinavian bovine practitioners undertaken by scientists from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at Aarhus University in collaboration...
08 January 2010
View news from Denmark New Head of Aarhus Research Unit
DENMARK - On 1 December, Grith Mortensen took over as leader of the research unit Milk and Egg Science at the Department of Food Science at Aarhus University. ...
06 November 2009
View news from Denmark Ensuring the Most Exposed Animals the Best Welfare
DENMARK - Scientists are working on developing practical and effective tools that focus on improving welfare for those animals whose risk of poor welfare is greatest. ...
23 September 2009
View news from Denmark Scientists Aim to Produce Nutritious Milk All Year Round
DENMARK - Scientists investigate how artificial sunlight could help cows produce vitamin D3 all year round....
04 September 2009
View news from Denmark Breeding Better Barley for Feed
DENMARK - Scientists from the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Aarhus are searching to improve the protein composition of barley. The scientists are working on finding barley with an optimal protein composition that not only satisfies animal...
24 August 2009
View news from Denmark Danish Test Can Save Millions of Cattle
DENMARK - A group of Danish researchers has found a new test for foot and mouth disease that can save millions of cattle by determining whether anti-bodies are from the disease or a vaccination, according to videnskab.dk....
17 July 2009
View news from Denmark New Organisation for Agriculture & Food in Denmark
DENMARK - The Danish Agriculture and Food Council (Landbrug og Fødevarer) will be the new body to represent the agricultural and food industry of Denmark, and a new structure will be put in place in the coming months. ...
14 July 2009
View news from Denmark DM Measurements in Maize Silage Now More Precise
DENMARK - A new cutter head for the long power-driven silage probe gives a more precise determination of the dry matter content of maize silage, according to a test at the Danish Cattle Research Centre....
08 July 2009
View news from Denmark Eating Time – a Future Management Tool
DENMARK - Analysis of recordings from the Danish Cattle Research Centre have shown that eating time in dairy cows can provide an estimate of feed intake. Recordings of duration of eating may thus be a possible tool for pointing out ”problem cows”. ...
07 July 2009
View news from Denmark Denmark Launch DKK 64 Million Breeding Project
DENMARK - A groundbreaking cattle research project to the tune of DKK 64 million has recently been launched at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at Aarhus University....
19 June 2009
View news from Denmark Danish Milk Projects Search Out for Answers
DENMARK - At the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at Aarhus University scientists will be killing four birds with one stone. Milk from one research project will be used in three other research projects....
17 June 2009
View news from Denmark Danish Project to Reduce Emissions from Cows
DENMARK - Are Danish burps just as bad as foreign ones? This is one of the questions facing the Danish cattle scientists who are trying to reduce the impact of cattle on the climate....
11 May 2009
View news from Denmark Danish Farms to Thrive on New Green Growth
DENMARK - The Danish government has just launched a DKr 13.5 billion Green Growth plan that will ensure better conditions for the country’s nature and environment while allowing agriculture to develop. The plan represents a 50 per cent increase in investments...
06 February 2009
View news from Denmark Nationwide Bluetongue Vaccination Campaign for Cattle, Sheep and Goats Starts Now in Denmark
DENMARK - More than 1.5 million animals must now be vaccinated against bluetongue. This is an extension of last year's comprehensive campaign. As in 2008, vaccination of cattle, sheep and goats is obligatory...
12 December 2008
View news from Denmark Animal Behaviour Gets Danish Attention
DENMARK - A PhD course on stress reactions in animals is attracting PhD students from many European countries. The organisers are very pleased about the interest in the course, although it means that not all applications can be met this time round. ...
26 November 2008
View news from Denmark 2nd Generation Cheese Culture Concept Comes to EU
DENMARK - The Easy-Set concept designed for major cheese manufacturers is a convenient and cost attractive starter culture system which eliminates the need for large cheese plants to produce bulk starter....
06 November 2008
View news from Denmark Birth of Technique Selects Newborn Breeding Value
DENMARK - A new selective breeding technique, which accelerates breeding and can save the cattle industry time and money, will soon be applied. The technique is based on detailed mapping of the genetic material of cattle....
31 October 2008
View news from Denmark New EAAP President: Danish Cattle Expert
DENMARK - A Danish expert in dairy cattle research has taken up the post as president of the European Association for Animal Production. ...
24 October 2008
View news from Denmark Acidified Slurry Burns Off Greenhouse Gases
DENMARK - A significant decrease in emissions from slurry of the powerful greenhouse gas methane is seen when the slurry is acidified. Odour problems, however, may be worse. ...
01 October 2008
View news from Denmark Chr. Hansen Open World’s Largest Dairy Culture Plant
DENMARK - The Danish Minister of Food officially declared Chr. Hansen’s new culture plant in Copenhagen, Denmark, open on September 18. Meeting a rising demand for dairy cultures globally, the new plant equals an investment of 50 million euro, the largest...
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