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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....
25 August 2014
View news from Denmark HRH Prince Joachim Opens New Cattle Slaughterhouse
DENMARK - Danish Crown has celebrated the opening of the first cattle slaughterhouse in Denmark for several decades. Danish Crown in Holsted is the latest addition to the group, and even though the slaughterhouse has been up and running since spring,...
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...
15 May 2014
View news from Denmark Solid Half-year for Danish Crown in Difficult Market
DENMARK - Despite weaker demand in Europe and lack of access to the Russian market, Danish Crown is posting an operating profit before special items on a par with the prior-year period....
08 May 2014
View news from Denmark Danish Crown Beef Announces Change at the Top
DENMARK – The long standing Chief Executive Officer of European meat processor Danish Crown is handing over the reins to current Sales Director, Finn Klostermann....
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....
24 December 2013
View news from Denmark Hansen Appointed CEO for New Danish Crown Enterprise
DENMARK - On 1 January 2014, Jan Boeg Hansen starts as CEO of DC Ingredients, a new company in Danish Crown....
24 October 2013
View news from Denmark Monitoring Food Loss and Waste Essential to Global Fight Hunger
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...
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....
08 August 2013
View news from Denmark DC Supplies New Danish Beef Cattle Standard for EUROSPAR
DENMARK - Danish Crown’s DC Beef is to supply Euro Spar with beef under the brand Danish Beef Cattle from 1 September. ...
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....
29 May 2013
View news from Denmark Hard Winter Delays Holsted Slaughterhouse By Over One Month
DENMARK – Progress of Danish Crown’s 700 million Krone cattle slaughterhouse has been delayed because of the winter weather....
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....
17 May 2013
View news from Denmark Stable Half-year for Danish Crown
DENMARK - Better prices and intense focus on costs see Danish Crown posting an operating profit close to DKK 1 billion for the first half, representing a 4 per cent increase relative to the prior-year period....
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....
20 March 2013
View news from Denmark New CEO of Friland, DC Subsidiary
DENMARK - Danish Crown's subsidiary Friland will meet springtime with a new CEO as Henrik Biilmann signs on for the company....
18 March 2013
View news from Denmark New Domestic Market Manager for Danish Crown
DENMARK - On Monday, 18 March, Uffe Frovst will take up his appointment as new domestic market manager in Danish Crown. ...
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