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PhD Sustainability impact of shortening the dry period in dairy cows

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a A PhD student to analyse the impact of different drying-off strategies for dairy cows on the environment, the health of the animal and farm profitability. In the Netherlands dairy cows generally have a dry period of six to eight weeks. Research, however, shows that shortening or omitting the dry period reduces the negative energy balance after calving. This implies that consequences of a negative energy balance, such as metabolic and health disorders and diminished fertility, may be avoided. S...

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Agricultural sciences

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Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsNetherlands
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Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
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Wageningen UR