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Contractor / Funded Organisation: University of Bristol

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

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AW0237: Construction of nest areas in enriched colony cages
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2013 To 2016, Cost £237,869
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Applied research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0515: COORDINATED EUROPEAN ANIMAL WELFARE NETWORK
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2013 To 2013, Cost £186,602
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Stress Physiology and farm animal welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0941: Develop a method to assess fitness to travel & mitigation strategies for slightly sick or injured end-of-lay hens
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2012, Cost £423,394
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Biological solutions to improve welfare during handling and transport of farm livestock
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
AW0943: Study to identify risk factors associated with welfare outcomes for sheep during and after journeys of short duration
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2012, Cost £529,272
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Biological solutions to improve welfare during handling and transport of farm livestock
Keywords:  
Economics, Environmental Impact, Plants and Animals, Sheep
 
 
AW1142: The impact of keel bone fractures on the welfare of laying hens
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2012, Cost £431,317
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Strategic research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
AW1144: Evaluation of Meat Chicken Regulations
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2014, Cost £296,400
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Strategic research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
On-Farm, Poultry, Welfare
 
 
AW1145: A study to test the effectiveness of management strategies in reducing injurious pecking of laying hens with intact beaks in non cage systems.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2015, Cost £464,055
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Strategic research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Poultry, Welfare
 
 
AW1209: Study to identify ways of reducing farmed fish fin damage in hatcheries.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2016, Cost £515,919
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On farm fish welfare
Keywords:  
Fish, Animal Welfare, On-Farm
 
 
FT1574: Ice pigging: Culture change, integration in food manufacturing processes, enhanced value with studies on product & sanitising pigs. (AFM 279)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2012, Cost £206,000
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Advanced Food Manufacturing Programme
 
 
LK0689: Low protein diets for pig production
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2012, Cost £185,381
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
 
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