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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Royal Veterinary College

Detailed below are science projects undertaken for, or managed on behalf of, Defra by the Contractor/Funded Organisation selected.

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AC0104: Emissions and abatement of dust from poultry houses
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £461,188
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Emissions from Agriculture to Air
Keywords:  
Environment and Health, Environmental Impact, Farming, Livestock Farming, Poultry, Sustainable Production
 
 
AC0223: Extended lactations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from dairy cows
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2010, Cost £68,481
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Mitigating Nitrogen and Carbon Emissions to Air
Keywords:  
Dairy, Agriculture and Climate Change, Greenhouse Effect, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
AW0819: Welfare assessment of animals moving through markets
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2007, Cost £134,896
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Engineering solutions to improve welfare during handling and transport of farm livestock
Keywords:  
Livestock, Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Transport
 
 
AW1001: A study of ovine lameness
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £134,247
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm ruminants welfare
 
 
AW1403: Tail Injury in Dogs and its Association with Docking of Tails in the UK
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2009, Cost £39,999
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Companion Animal Research
Keywords:  
Companion Animals, Dog, Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals
 
 
LK0661: The development of modern long-life storage diluent for fresh ram spermatozoa
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £490,835
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
LK09121: Novel products for rats and squirrels
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2012, Cost £244,998
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
 
 
LS0701: Genotype with nutrition interaction for reproduction and behaviour of sows selected for efficient lean growth rate.
Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £109,136
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   Genetic relationships between food intake, growth, reproductive performance and carcase quality
 
 
LS3310: Reducing the wastage in the dairy herd
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2008, Cost £841,633
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   Improving sustainability of UK livestock production through enhanced reproductive performance
Keywords:  
Climate Change, Dairy, Environment, Farming, Livestock Farming, Quality, Reproduction, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LS3636: The relationship between size at birth and subsequent metabolic parameters in Holstein/Friesian dairy calves
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2003, Cost £62,494
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   Improving the sustainability of livestock production through optimal nutrition
Keywords:  
Dairy, Farming, Livestock Farming, Nutrition
 
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