Metabolism of cattle expert
Focus on energy balance and lipid metabolism

Katri Ling is engaged in research and education in animal science. Principle interests include the metabolism of cattle, in particular energy balance, lipid mobilisation  and their relation to fertility; selenium status  of dairy cows and its implications to human selenium status, also  possibilities to improve them. Particularly in relation to the COST action she is involved in the project on creating strategies to produce compositionally designed (especially healthy) milk and dairy products. She has refereed papers for the Journal of Dairy Research and Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica.


  • Samarütel, J.; Waldmann, A.; Ling, K.; Jaakson, H.; Kaart, T.; Leesmäe, A.; Kärt, O. Relationships between luteal activity, fertility, blood metabolites and body condition score in multiparous Estonian Holstein dairy cows under different management. Journal of Dairy Research , 2008, 75, 485 - 490.
  • Samarütel, J.; Ling, K.; Waldmann, A.; Jaakson, H.; Kaart, T.; Leesmäe, A. Field Trial on Progesterone Cycles, Metabolic Profiles, Body Condition Score and their Relation to Fertility in Estonian Holstein Dairy Cows. Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2008, 43(4), 457 - 463.
  • Ling, K.; Waldmann, A.; Samarütel, J.; Jaakson, H.; Kaart, T.; Leesmäe, A. Field trial on the relation of blood metabolites and body condition score to the recurrence of luteal activity in Estonian Holstein cows. Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series a-Physiology Pathology Clinical Medicine, 2007, 54(7), 337 - 341.
Where am I?
Luciano Pinotti, University of MilanAshild Krogdahl, NVHIan Givens, Reading UniversityChris Knight, University of CopenhagenVincent Baeten, CRA-WDolores Pérez Marín, University of CordobaStephen Woodgate, Beacon ResearchJoop Luten, NofimaHans Dieter Hess, AgroscopeBart Van Droogenbroeck, ILVOJerzy Juskiewicz, Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research Anna Haug, UMBMindaugas Malakauskas, LVAIonelia Taranu, INCDBNARodica Criste, INCDBNAAneliya Haritova, Trakia UniversityKris Sejrsen, Department of Animal Health, Welfare and NutritionRafael Codony, University of BarcelonaFrancesc Guardiola, University of BarcelonaKatri Ling, Institute of Animal Science and Veterinary MedicinePreben Bach Holm, University AarhusDavid Arney, Institute of Animal Science and Veterinary MedicineAna Garrido Varo, University of CordobaJaroslava Ovesna, Institute of Crop ResearchKevin Shingfield, MTT Agrifood ResearchNastasia Belc, Institute of Food BioresourcesRupert Bruckmaier, University of BernJohn Wallace, Rowett Research InstituteCornelia Metges and Harald Hammon, FBNJaap Keijer, WURAila Vanhatalo, University of HelsinkiJovanka Levic, Institute of Food TechnologyDavid Kenny, Institute for Food and HealthIsabelle Oswald, INRAMilan Marounek, Institute of Animal ScienceVeerle Fievez, Ghent UniversityMarcela Speranda, Faculty of Agriculture CroatiaKostas Mountzouris, Agricultural University of AthensIoannis Politis, Agricultural University of AthensMargrit Velik, Institute of Live Stock ResearchBegona de la Roza-Delgado, SERIDAJohn O`Doherty, Institute for Food and Health
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