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Professor Jos Houdijk

Professor Jos Houdijk

Jos Houdijk


Animal & Veterinary Sciences,

SRUC, Roslin Institute Building,

Easter Bush,


EH25 9RG


Animal nutritionist with an interest in nutritional sensitivity of animal production, health, disease and environmental footprint. Research areas include:

  • plant based parasite control strategies
  • nutritional sensitivity of periparturient immunity to parasites
  • animal health and climate change
  • feedstuff evaluation for pigs and sheep
  • environmental change impacts on ovine parasitism
  • gut microbiota and enteric health in weaned pigs

Leading Ideas

  • Agricultural Systems and Land Management
  • Crop and grassland production and disease control
  • Novel Crops

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.1 - Crop and Grassland Production and Disease Control
  • 2.1.8 Novel crops
  • 2.3 - Productive and Sustainable Land Management
  • 2.3.11 Trade-offs between productivity and sustainability