Monday, 16 September 2013

Friday, 6 September 2013

Animal Welfare Event, Edinburgh - 4 October 2013

SRUC’s Animal Behaviour and Welfare Team are hosting a one day conference which will showcase some of their exciting and innovative research.
Event: New developments in animal welfare research

Location: Roslin Institute Building, Easter Bush Estate

Date: Friday 4 October 2013

Time: 9.30am – 3pm

The event will include presentations on topics including:

Pig aggression: Can we, and should we breed against this intractable problem?

A novel method of measuring hunger motivation in feed restricted broiler breeders: implications and future directions.

Mothers matter: how management of farm animals during pregnancy affects the next generation

The Great Crate Debate: Developments in free farrowing research and commercialisation

Promoting a duty of care towards animals in children and young people

Genetics and animal welfare

Animal welfare and education

Also participating is the Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education and the Roslin Institute.
To book your place please contact Sheila Davidson at Please RSVP by Friday 27th September 2013.