Animal nutrition

Fundamental and application-oriented research on animal nutrition as well as knowledge transfer; that is what the animal nutrition experts at Wageningen Livestock Research do. We offer industry, sector and governments development opportunities for applied innovations for all livestock farming sectors.

  • Diervoeding onderzoek

What we can do for you?

For our research, we have the Dairy Campus innovation centre at our disposal, and we collaborate a lot for applied research. Our experts are also available for more fundamental research on the individual animal. Our expertise includes:

  • Nutrigenomics, metabolomics and microbiome analysis
  • Animal nutrition in relation to environmental footprint (e.g. methane, nitrogen), biodiversity and resource efficiency
  • Animal nutrition to support animal health, welfare and behaviour
  • Feed value analysis and incorporation of by-products for a circular economy
  • Studies into the effectiveness and safety of animal feed additives and new feedstuffs

    Contact the head of our department, Roselinde Goselink, and formulate a suitable solution for your knowledge questions on animal nutrition and feeding systems together.