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Theme: Biological solutions to improve welfare during handling and transport of farm livestock

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AW0901: Preslaughter handling, transport and on-farm welfare in red meat species [became AW0906]
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1995, Cost £508,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0902: Preslaughter handling, transport and on-farm welfare in poultry
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1995, Cost £459,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0903: Fish slaughtering methods
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £80,127
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0904: To understand and alleviate the physiological stress in poultry & other farm animals during transport [was AW1110]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £355,435
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0905: Feeding & watering intervals in long distance transport of sheep
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £100,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0906: Welfare during handling and transport in red meat species [was AW0901]
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £96,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0907: A literature review of transport and stocking densities of slaughter sheep
Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1997, Cost £14,899
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0908: `Literature reviews of cattle, deer and ostrich transport`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1998, Cost £14,700
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0909: Literature review on pain measurement in sheep
Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2001, Cost £7,167
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Scottish Agricultural College
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0910: The timimg of feeding & watering of pigs prior to slaughter and subsequent effects on behaviour and stomach emptying
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1996, Cost £23,261
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Cambac JMA Research Limited
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
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