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Theme: Applied research into on farm poultry welfare

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AW0201: `The effects of handling methods, production systems and nutrition on bone strength and bird damage in laying hens`
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1996, Cost £877,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0202: `Effects of battery cage design on bird condition, feather loss and bone damage`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1995, Cost £543,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0203: Welfare aspects of current husbandry practices for layers
Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1994, Cost £241,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0204: Bird welfare in non-cage systems for layers
Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1995, Cost £750,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0205: `Effect of environment, nutrition and stocking density on welfare of broilers`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1994, Cost £297,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0206: The modification & environmental enrichment of layer cages
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1998, Cost £943,245
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0207: Effect of light on broiler welfare
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1997, Cost £713,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0208: Effect of nutrition & feeding methods on the leg health & mortality of broiler chickens
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £256,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0209: Effect of stocking density and husbandry on the incidence of damaging pecking in laying hens in alternative systems
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £352,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0210: Improving the welfare of turkeys by determining preferences for lighting, stocking density and pecking substrates.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1998, Cost £227,901
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
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