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Theme: Metabolic and development disorders in poultry

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AW0701: To study the cause and prevention of skeletal disease: meat poultry
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £289,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0702: To study skeletal integrity in laying hens
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £289,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0703: To decrease the incidence of locomoter disorders in breeding birds
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £149,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0704: To decrease the incidence of cardiopulmonary disease of metabolic origin in poultry
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £200,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0705: To understand the physiological stress in poultry during transport and handling
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £322,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0706: To study the physiological effects of food restriction in relation to stress and welfare in breeding birds (turkeys)
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £194,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0707: Prevention of tibial dyschondroplasia in broilers
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1996, Cost £129,520
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
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