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Theme: Design of buildings and facilities to improve the health & welfare of livestock

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AW0401: To develop less injurious alternatives to fully slatted floors for beef cattle
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £195,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0402: To determine the optimum slip-resistant concrete floor surface for cattle & cost effective method of producing it
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1992, Cost £30,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0404: Improve design of buildings & equipment to reduce incidence of fire [became AW0408]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £288,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0405: To develop improved designs of cattle handling systems that do not cause lameness [became AW0409]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1995, Cost £55,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0406: To develop skid resistant floors for pig handling facilities [became AW0410]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1995, Cost £50,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0407: To develop flooring systems for cubicle beds for dairy cows
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1995, Cost £38,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0408: Improve design of buildings & equipment to reduce incidence of fire [was AW0404 ]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £50,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0409: To develop improved designs of cattle handling systems that do not cause lameness [was AW0405]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £24,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0410: To develop skid resistant floors for pig handling facilities [was AW0406]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £24,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
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