Animal and Aquacultural Sciences

IHA contributes to the food production of the future through both basic and applied research. Our field of expertise covers the traditional farm animals on land as well as those that live in water, i.e. our domesticated animals and farmed fish.


The Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences is responsible for these study programmes:


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Our Department represents the traditional animal husbandry fields of breeding, nutrition and ethology. Within these fields, our expertise encompasses areas such as feed technology and metabolism, quantitative and molecular genetics, and the quality of products made from eggs, milk, and meat.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

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Fax +47 64 96 50 01


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