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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)

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

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AW0120: Degenerative joint disease in pigs
Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2001, Cost £243,313
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
 
 
AW0226: Effects of stocking density, cage height on health, behaviour, physiology & production of laying hens in enriched cages
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2004, Cost £616,384
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Applied research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
AW0507: The potential use of idENTICHIP with bio-thermo for monitoring deep body temperature in livestock (pigs).
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2005, Cost £25,173
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Stress Physiology and farm animal welfare
Keywords:  
Livestock, Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Transport
 
 
AW0601: `To understand the principles underlying motivation, cognition and learning`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £154,000
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Poultry welfare aspects of behavioural neurobiology & stress
 
 
AW0602: `To apply motivational, cognitive and learning principles to behavioural and environmental questions`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £303,000
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Poultry welfare aspects of behavioural neurobiology & stress
 
 
AW0603: `To improve welfare in husbandry systems, housing & transport by understanding environmental & behavioural interactions`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £400,000
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Poultry welfare aspects of behavioural neurobiology & stress
 
 
AW0604: `Conduct electrophysiological,neuro-anatomical & behavioural studies & the perception of pain, injury & stress`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £482,000
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Poultry welfare aspects of behavioural neurobiology & stress
 
 
AW0605: `Investigate the physiological principles causing the elicitation, assessment & reduction of fear & distress`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £301,000
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Poultry welfare aspects of behavioural neurobiology & stress
 
 
AW0606: Causation and consequences of stress related behaviours in poultry
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £176,000
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Poultry welfare aspects of behavioural neurobiology & stress
 
 
AW0701: To study the cause and prevention of skeletal disease: meat poultry
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £289,000
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Metabolic and development disorders in poultry
 
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