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Margit Bak Jensen

Senior scientist

Department of Animal Health, Welfare and Nutrition
Research Centre Foulum
Blichers Allé
Postbox 50
DK-8830 Tjele

Tel: 89991325

[email protected]


Research in basal and applied ethology. The research in basal ethology includes development and validation of methods of measurement of reactivity and behavioural needs of farm animals. Applied aspects in cattle include behaviour in cattle in relation to housing (group size, space allowance and flooring) and feeding with focus on behaviour in calves housed in groups in relation to milk feeding method. Applied aspects in pigs include identification of alternative rooting materials to growing pigs.

Current projects (main activities):

  • Behaviour and welfare of cattle housed in large groups (2003 – 2006). Project manager
  • Rooting materials to growing pigs, welfare and practical solutions (2003-2006). Project manager


Last updated: Tuesday 01 April 2008 - [email protected]