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Project: A research into the role of the feed composition in the invreased incidence of the illegal anabolic steroid boldenone in cattle in the European Union

01-OCT-05 – 30-SEP-08

Boldenone is a synthetic anabolic steroid that since a couple of years frequently is detected throughout the EU in urine samples of animals that are not suspected of illegal treatment. This projects aims at clarifying the controversy of the origin of boldenone in cattle and calves. This by, amongst others, the study of the phytosterol profile of different feed types.