Animal Nutrition Research Group

RESEARCH GROUP LEADER: Márta Balláné Erdélyi PhD., associate professor


Professor: 1
Associate professor: 1
Research fellow: 2
Predoctoral student: 1
Assistant: 1
PhD student: 2

Agricultural products, Egg production, Foodstuffs, Feeding stuffs, Animal nutrition, Feed additives (in particular phytobiotics), Mycotoxin contamination of feeds, Analysis of nutrient content of feeds, Clinical biochemical tests to assess the metabolism profile in farm animals, Antioxidant and lipid peroxidation tests

Hungarian Animals Breeders Association
Hungarian Society for Free Radical Research
Society of Hungarian Toxicologists
Hungarian Society for Animal Reproduction

Research Institute of Animal Breeding and Nutrition, Hungary
University of Debrecen, Hungary
Kaposvár University, Hungary
Institute for Small Animal Research and Co-ordination Centre for Gene Conservation, Hungary
Semmelweis University, Hungary
Slovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Animal Physiology

test of animal feeding stuffs
product development
metabolic profile test (pig and cattle)
investigation of lipid peroxidation and antioxidant defence systems


OTKA Effect of some Fusarium mycotoxins on gene expression, lipid peroxidation and glutathione redox system in fishes and domestic fowl (2012)
NKTH TÉT Animal protein production (2008)
OTKA Studies on factors influencing the antioxidant system in mammalian animal species (2007)
NKTH GAK Technology research for producing high value-added meat products of domestic pig breeds, especially Mangalica (2005)
NKTH NKFP The animal health prevention opportunities for the early embryonic and fetal losses in bovine herds (2005)
VM/FVM Development of agricultural by- products and waste composting technology (2005)

Déli Farm Ltd. (2012-2013), Food Analytica Ltd. (since 2009), VITAFORT First Feed production and distribution Plc. (since 2001)