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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Babraham Institute, Cambridge (BBSRC)

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

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AW0117: The effect of environmental stressors on farrowing sows and their piglets [was AW0504]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1996, Cost £845,135
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
 
 
AW0118: Stress, nest building and maternal behaviour in sows
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2001, Cost £397,233
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Animal Welfare, Pigs
 
 
AW0119: Stress physiology and welfare of pigs
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2001, Cost £590,550
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
 
 
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
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Stress Physiology and farm 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
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Stress Physiology and farm 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
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Stress Physiology and farm animal welfare
 
 
AW0911: Coping with environmental change: new strategies for stress in pigs and sheep [was AW0505]
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £602,290
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Biological solutions to improve welfare during handling and transport of farm livestock
 
 
LK0982: Sustainable long term management of wireworms on potato
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2010, Cost £287,333
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
OC9102: Determine the physiological and behavioural mechanisms regulating food and fluid intake in pigs and sheep
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1994, Cost £53,132
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm ruminants welfare
 
 
OC9320: `Influence Of Embryo Manipulation, Culture And Transfer On Foetal Growth And Size At Birth`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £66,867
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   Gene identification and gene transfer in farm animals
 
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