Research and teaching in animal physiology

At the ETH Zurich as well as at the University of Zurich research and teaching in Animal Physiology is ongoing.

Research focal points at AgroVet-Strickhof

  • Basics of Reproduction in dairy cattle
  • Environmental impacts on reproduction (nutrition, environment, stress)
  • Comparative physiology of reproduction in cattle, horses, pigs and wildlife
  • Livestock Behavior
  • Animal Health

Prof. Susanne E. Ulbrich

Institute for Agricultural Sciences, Tierphysiologie, ETH Zürich

The professorship at the ETH Zurich (since September 2013) concentrates on the following focal points:

Prof. Heinrich Bollwein

Klinik für Reproduktionsmedizin, Vetsuisse Faculty, Universität Zürich

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

  • Andrology and assisted reproduction
  • Udders and teats
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynaecology
  • Reproduction of small animals
  • Neonatology

Research and teaching in animal welfare

Teaching and research in this area of expertise is covered by the professorship of Prof. Susanne E. Ulbrich.

For more information please visit: Website Ethology and Animal Welfare Unit

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