Research and teaching in Animal Nutrition

At the ETH Zurich as well as at the University of Zurich research and teaching in Animal Nutrition are ongoing subjects.

Research focal points at AgroVet-Strickhof

  • Investigations on various animal species in the respiration chambers in order to gain knowledge to optimise the processes in metabolism and to mitigate greenhouse gases
  • Dietary measures to improve the quality of meat, milk and eggs and to enhance animal health
  • Physiology of digestion in livestock and wildlife
  • Optimisation of cat nutrition

Prof. Michael Kreuzer

Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Animal Nutrition, ETH Zürich

The professorship at the ETH Zurich (since 1994) concentrates on the following focal points:

Prof. Annette Liesegang

Institute of Animal Nutrition, Vetsuisse-Faculty, University of Zurich

The professorship at the University of Zurich (since July 2012) concentrates on the following focal points:

  • Bone and Mineral Metabolism
  • Energy and Protein Metabolism

Suisse Tier - National Trade Fair for Farm Animal Husbandry

At Suisse Tier from 22 to 24 November 2019 you will meet leading suppliers and experts from the entire Swiss livestock industry. AgroVet-Strickhof will be there, visit us at our stand. Link to the Suisse Tier Homepage

AgroVet-Strickhof Conference

The first AgroVet-Strickhof conference will take place on 1 July 2019. Secure a seat and register today.

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AgriTech Day

Agriculture of the Future – digital and sustainable?

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More environmentally friendly cows

Bovines eat a lot of soya and are the big emitters of greenhouse gases and the air pollutant ammonia. New feed additives for ruminants and an innovative cow toilet will help. Link to the article