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Study to assess the best spacing strategy for the welfare of sheep during transport - AW0935

Objective
01. To study the effects of five space allowances (tight to generous) on the incidence of fall, slip, loss of balance and hit, of four categories of sheep in transit

02. To study the effects of five space allowances (tight to generous) on the ratio of dependent to independent sheep, inter-animal spacing, and pen free space, of four categories of sheep in transit

03. To recommend the best spacing strategy for sheep in transit
Project Documents
• Final Report : Spacing strategy for the welfare of sheep during transit   (478k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2005

To: 2007

Cost: £129,902
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Oxford
Keywords
Animal Welfare              
Plants and Animals              
Sheep              
Fields of Study
Animal Welfare