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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please RSVP by Friday 27th September 2013.