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Theme: Strategic research into on farm poultry welfare

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AW1101: `Assessment of cognition, motivation and welfare in poultry`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £345,295
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW1102: Assessment and recognition of chronic arthritic pain and the underlying neurobiological mechanisms [also AW0608]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £510,240
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW1103: `Early experience, enviromental modification and fear- reduction in poultry [also AW0609]`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £278,085
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW1104: Causation and welfare implications of abnormal environmentally induced behaviours in poultry [also AW0610]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £297,390
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW1105: Improving welfare in poultry housing systems [also AW0611]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £443,030
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW1106: To identify factors causing abnormal skeletal development in meat poultry [also AW0708]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £321,830
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW1107: To identify nutritional and genetic means of minimising osteoporosis in laying hens [also AW0709]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £318,775
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW1108: To alleviate pain from musculosceletal disorders in breeding birds [also AW0710]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £170,799
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW1109: To identify the role of hypoxia and other metabolic factors in cardiopulmonary disease in poultry [also AW0711]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £218,960
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW1111: To study the physiological effects of food restriction in relation to welfare [also AW0713]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £212,850
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
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