News: Honours in Animal Science subtheme - Production animal health
Honours project: Investigate the stocking rates, allocation of leaf and bulb and daily allocation of beets and the effect that changes in these parameters have on cattle performance.
Honours project: Increase our knowledge of the extent of rumen pH fluctuations in cattle grazing fodder beet long-term.
Honours project: Establish tissue culture and tissue explant systems for the bovine mammary gland.
Honours project: Compare the biological and molecular effects on a calf of receiving colostrum from its natural mother, from a different cow or not receiving colostrum at all.
Honours project: This project aims to assess lamb body temperature using thermography as an indirect selection criterion for genetically improving its survival.
Honours project: Identify volatile organic compounds from exhaled breath for early diagnosis of Huntington’s disease using a sheep model.
Honours project: This project aims to access activity of positive and negative signalling pathways that act on intestinal stem cells in pigs.
Honours project: Are lesions indicative of birth trauma present on still-born piglets? If so, are these lesions are also present on piglets dying from other causes.