M B Jensen

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Affiliation: Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pair housing and enhanced milk allowance increase play behavior and improve performance in dairy calves
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Blichers alle 20, PO Box 50, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark Electronic address
    J Dairy Sci 98:2568-75. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Effects of level of social contact on dairy calf behavior and health
    Margit Bak Jensen
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Blichers alle 20, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark Electronic address
    J Dairy Sci 97:5035-44. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Computer-controlled milk feeding of dairy calves: the effects of number of calves per feeder and number of milk portions on use of feeder and social behavior
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Health and Welfare, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Centre Foulum, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 87:3428-38. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Computer-controlled milk feeding of group-housed calves: the effect of milk allowance and weaning type
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Health, Welfare and Nutrition, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Centre Foulum, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 89:201-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of milk feeding method and group size on feeding behavior and cross-sucking in group-housed dairy calves
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Health, Welfare and Nutrition, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Centre Foulum, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 89:4778-83. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Short communication: Milk meal pattern of dairy calves is affected by computer-controlled milk feeder set-up
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Health, Welfare and Nutrition, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Aarhus, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 92:2906-10. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A barrier can reduce competition over teats in pair-housed milk-fed calves
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Health, Welfare and Nutrition, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Aarhus, PO Box 50, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 91:1607-13. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Blood sampling and hemolysis affect concentration of plasma metabolites
    P K Theil
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Anim Sci 90:412-4. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The effects of social contact and milk allowance on responses to handling, play, and social behavior in young dairy calves
    L R Duve
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 95:6571-81. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Social behavior of young dairy calves housed with limited or full social contact with a peer
    L R Duve
    Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 95:5936-45. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Pair housing and enhanced milk allowance increase play behavior and improve performance in dairy calves
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Blichers alle 20, PO Box 50, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark Electronic address
    J Dairy Sci 98:2568-75. 2015
    ..Enhanced-fed calves consumed less concentrate, but pair housing stimulated concentrate intake in these calves, suggesting that pair housing and enhanced feeding should be used together...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of level of social contact on dairy calf behavior and health
    Margit Bak Jensen
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Blichers alle 20, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark Electronic address
    J Dairy Sci 97:5035-44. 2014
    ..Calves housed individually are more fearful of unfamiliar calves than are pair-housed calves. Contrary to common belief, the allowance of physical contact and pair housing had no effects on the health of the calves. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Computer-controlled milk feeding of dairy calves: the effects of number of calves per feeder and number of milk portions on use of feeder and social behavior
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Health and Welfare, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Centre Foulum, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 87:3428-38. 2004
    ..Thus, fewer and larger portions may lower competition for access during the activity periods if all other factors remain equal...
  4. ncbi request reprint Computer-controlled milk feeding of group-housed calves: the effect of milk allowance and weaning type
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Health, Welfare and Nutrition, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Centre Foulum, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 89:201-6. 2006
    ..The effect of milk allowance on milk feeder occupancy before weaning was not found when this allowance was halved during weaning...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of milk feeding method and group size on feeding behavior and cross-sucking in group-housed dairy calves
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Health, Welfare and Nutrition, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Centre Foulum, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 89:4778-83. 2006
    ..Thus, the use of teat feeding did not reduce the competition for milk as compared with bucket feeding and future studies should focus on improving teat-feeding methods so that they reduce competition for milk in group-housed calves...
  6. doi request reprint Short communication: Milk meal pattern of dairy calves is affected by computer-controlled milk feeder set-up
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Health, Welfare and Nutrition, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Aarhus, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 92:2906-10. 2009
    ..The results of the present study suggest that offering a high milk allowance and avoiding restriction on meal pattern may result in a feeder use that more closely resembles natural suckling...
  7. doi request reprint A barrier can reduce competition over teats in pair-housed milk-fed calves
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Health, Welfare and Nutrition, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Aarhus, PO Box 50, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 91:1607-13. 2008
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  8. doi request reprint Blood sampling and hemolysis affect concentration of plasma metabolites
    P K Theil
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Anim Sci 90:412-4. 2012
    ..In conclusion, blood sampling procedure and hemolysis affect the measured metabolite concentrations and should be considered or accounted for when comparing results within and between experiments...
  9. doi request reprint The effects of social contact and milk allowance on responses to handling, play, and social behavior in young dairy calves
    L R Duve
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 95:6571-81. 2012
    ..Lower responses to restraint indicated less responsiveness to stress. Play is considered an indicator of positive welfare, and competitive success helps calves succeed in a group environment...
  10. doi request reprint Social behavior of young dairy calves housed with limited or full social contact with a peer
    L R Duve
    Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 95:5936-45. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Effects of hunger level and tube diameter on the feeding behavior of teat-fed dairy calves
    M S Herskin
    University of Aarhus, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Dept Animal Health and Bioscience, Research Center Foulum, Blichers Alle, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 93:2053-9. 2010
    ..Consequently, reduction in nonnutritive sucking might be a new candidate in the search for behavioral indicators of disease in dairy calves...
  12. doi request reprint The effect of varying duration of water restriction on drinking behaviour, welfare and production of lactating sows
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Blichers alle 20, PO Box 50, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    Animal 10:961-9. 2016
    ..In conclusion, behavioural indicators of thirst increased with increasing duration of nightly water restriction in lactating sows. ..
  13. doi request reprint The effect of housing on calving behavior and calf vitality in Holstein and Jersey dairy cows
    M Campler
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, PO Box 50, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 98:1797-804. 2015
    ..These results suggest that a longer period of housing on deep-bedded straw compared with freestalls with mattresses before calving may facilitate the calving process, whereas the effect on calf vitality needs further investigation...
  14. doi request reprint Feeding motivation and plasma metabolites in pregnant sows fed diets rich in dietary fiber either once or twice daily
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Blichers alle 20, Tjele, Denmark
    J Anim Sci 90:1910-9. 2012
    ..001) was seen in sows on high-fiber diets. In spite of the found effects on plasma metabolites, the applied level of fiber in the diet of restrictedly fed sows did not reduce their feeding motivation irrespective of fiber source...
  15. doi request reprint Short communication: Flooring preferences of dairy cows at calving
    M Campler
    Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, 2357 Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4, Canada Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, PO Box 50, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 97:892-6. 2014
    ..Cows that calved on concrete did not show a flooring preference at calving. These results indicate that rubber mats are the least preferred by dairy cows in the maternity pens, even when covered with a deep layer of straw...
  16. doi request reprint Short communication: Calving site selection of multiparous, group-housed dairy cows is influenced by site of a previous calving
    M V Rørvang
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Blichers alle 20, 8830 Tjele, Denmark Electronic address
    J Dairy Sci . 2016
    ..These preliminary observations indicate that choice of calving site may be affected by the site of a previous calving, potentially explained by the presence of amniotic fluids...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of sand and rubber surface on the lying behavior of lame dairy cows in hospital pens
    A S Bak
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, AU Foulum, Blichers alle 20, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 99:2875-83. 2016
    ..Thus, deep bedding such as sand may provide better lying comfort for lame cows than an unbedded rubber surface. ..
  18. doi request reprint Preferences of lame cows for type of surface and level of social contact in hospital pens
    M B Jensen
    Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, AU Foulum, Blichers alle 20, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark Electronic address
    J Dairy Sci 98:4552-9. 2015
    ..We found no evidence of isolation-seeking behavior in animals with these diagnoses (and no systemic symptoms) while they were kept in individual hospital pens. ..
  19. doi request reprint The effects of teat bar design and weaning method on behavior, intake, and gain of dairy calves
    P P Nielsen
    Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 234, SE 532 23 Skara, Sweden
    J Dairy Sci 91:2423-32. 2008
    ..There was no effect of the teat bar design on feed intake or weight gain. However, weaning the calves by gradually diluting the milk with water reduced lying during weaning and reduced the concentrate intake during and after weaning...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reaction of foster cows to prevention of suckling from and separation from four calves simultaneously or in two steps
    J M Loberg
    Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Skara, Sweden
    J Anim Sci 85:1522-9. 2007
    ..002). No effect of treatment was found on cortisol concentration. Our conclusion is that separating the 2 events "prevention of suckling" and "separation" reduces the stress experienced by the foster cow at weaning...
  21. ncbi request reprint Short communication: Identification of diseased calves by use of data from automatic milk feeders
    C Svensson
    Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P O Box 234, SE 532 23 Skara, Sweden
    J Dairy Sci 90:994-7. 2007
    ..No effect of clinical status on milk consumption was detected. The number of unrewarded visits was the most sensitive of the 4 feeding behaviors monitored to indicate clinical disease in calves fed restricted milk volumes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Metabolic effects of caffeine ingestion and physical work in 75-year old citizens. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over study
    C B Norager
    Surgical Research Unit, Surgical Department, Herning Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:223-8. 2006
    ..Whereas caffeine has been demonstrated to impact substantially on the metabolic response to exercise in healthy young subjects, this issue remains to be addressed in healthy elderly subjects...
  23. ncbi request reprint Caffeine improves endurance in 75-yr-old citizens: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study
    C B Norager
    Surgical Research Unit, Dept of Surgery, Herning Hospital, University Hospital of Aarhus, Denmark
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:2302-6. 2005
    ..Further studies are required to investigate whether caffeine can be utilized to improve the physical performance of elderly citizens...
  24. ncbi request reprint Enforced mobilization, early oral feeding, and balanced analgesia improve convalescence after colorectal surgery
    M G Henriksen
    Department of Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Nutrition 18:147-52. 2002
    ..A postoperative regimen using a multimodal approach with enforced mobilization and early oral nutrition has been reported to improve convalescence but has not been compared with other postoperative regimens...