Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences


News from 2019



Cover Geflügelernährung
New publication of the textbook...



Heinz Jeroch, Annette Simon, Jürgen Zentek

Geflügelernährung. Ernährungsphysiologische Grundlagen, Futtermittel und Futterzusatzstoffe Fütterung des Lege-, Reproduktions- und Mastgeflügels.

2. aktualisierte Auflage 2019.
530 S., 335 Tabellen, 60 Abbildungen, geb.
ISBN 978-3-8186-0555-1.

Link to publisher →




Foto Aijan
Our PhD student
Aijan Tolobekova
defended her dissertation
on the topic
„Analyse der Tier-Umwelt-Interaktionen bei Yaks (Bos grunniens) im kirgisischen Hochgebirge”
Congratulations, Aijan!



„Long Night of the Sciences” - subsequent reporting



The Bauernzeitung (Hilmar Baumgarten) reported...




Flyer Thünen-Institut
Workshop at the Thünen-Institut

Prof. Edna Hillmann participated in a workshop with scientists from 8 countries to advance research into keeping of cow and calf together....


(→ Thünen on Twitter...)

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Camille mit Betreuern
Defense of the PHD thesis

Camille Raoult has successfully defended her PhD thesis at the University of Berne (with the highest possible mark).

We congratulate her for this success


From left to right: Prof. H. Würbel (university supervisor), Prof. B. Wechsler (head of research group), Camille Raoult, behind her: Prof. H. Bollwein (mentor) und PD Dr Lorenz Gygax (supervisor)..

(Text and Photo: Lorenz Gygax)




„Easter lambs in Dahlem”

Our goats have given birth to 14 healthy lambs.

Together they live on our experimental station on the Campus Dahlem.

Text and Photo: Edna Hillmann



März 2019

„Animal affair in Dahlem”
Aufbau des Stalls

After again great support from the student council the pigsty was launched on the Dahlem campus ...



... at the beginning of March, eight pigs moved into their quarters.


(PD Dr. Lorenz Gygax)

Scheine im Stroh



Doktorandin und Betreuer
Bildquelle: Edna Hillmann
Successful project completion with defense of the doctorate

On March 4, 2019, the defense of the promotion of Joanna Stachowicz took place.
The work was supervised by Prof. Dr. Edna Hillmann and Dr. Nina Keil (Center for Animal Welfare).

Reviewers were Prof. Dr. med. Hanno Würbel (University of Bern) and Prof. Dr. med. Susanne Ulbrich (ETH Zurich). Thus, the project "Laufhof use with dairy goats" at ETH Zurich was successfully completed.