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Theme: Stress Physiology and farm animal welfare

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AW0501: `Study the behavioural, physiological & neurochemical changes occurring in farm animals exposed to defined stressors`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £504,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Babraham Institute, Cambridge (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0502: To determine the sensory factors involved in the maternal/young bond in sheep
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £217,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Babraham Institute, Cambridge (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0503: To determine the physiological & behavioural mechanisms regulating food & fluid intake in pigs & sheep
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1992, Cost £140,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Babraham Institute, Cambridge (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0504: Rapid diagnostic kit for cortisol in the pig as a measure of welfare.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2004, Cost £73,530
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Pigs, Plants and Animals, Biotechnology
 
 
AW0505: Further development of non-invasive sensor systems for pigs (became AW0911)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2005, Cost £168,037
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Keywords:  
Livestock, Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Transport, Welfare, Biotechnology
 
 
AW0506: The validation of two types of lateral flow device for measurement of salivary cortisol levels in the domestic pig
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2005, Cost £29,582
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Keywords:  
Livestock, Animal Welfare, On-Farm, Plants and Animals
 
 
AW0507: The potential use of idENTICHIP with bio-thermo for monitoring deep body temperature in livestock (pigs).
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2005, Cost £25,173
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Keywords:  
Livestock, Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Transport
 
 
AW0508: Long-term effects of elevated stress hormone levels in early development
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £37,254
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   BBSRC Central Office
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Keywords:  
Birds, Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Stress Hormone, Zebra Finch
 
 
AW0509: Early environment effects on animal welfare, health and productivity
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2013, Cost £456,005
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Stirling, SAC Commercial Ltd
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Keywords:  
Livestock, Animal Welfare, On-Farm, Plants and Animals
 
 
AW0510: Study to assess whether membership of a Farm Assurance Scheme affects compliance with animal welfare legislation and code
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2011, Cost £97,727
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Warwick
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Keywords:  
Livestock, Animal Welfare, On-Farm, Plants and Animals
 
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