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News 30 June - 17 July 2023

Pigs in pork production


Animals in research & teaching


Pets & companion animals


  • Danielle Stephens-Lewis & Kimberley Caroline Schenke (2023) ‘Obedient, but cheeky’: Human expectations of canine behaviour and companionship, Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, DOI: 10.1080/10888705.2023.2233885
  • Benaissa, S., F. A. M. Tuyttens, D. Plets, L. Martens, L. Vandaele, W. Joseph, and B. Sonck. "Improved cattle behaviour monitoring by combining Ultra-Wideband location and accelerometer data." animal 17, no. 4 (2023): 100730. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.animal.2023.100730
  • Allen, Benjamin L., Christopher Bobier, Stuart Dawson, Peter JS Fleming, Jordan Hampton, David Jachowski, Graham IH Kerley et al. "Why humans kill animals and why we cannot avoid it." Science of The Total Environment (2023): 165283. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.165283
  • Mark Budolfson et al., Animal welfare: Methods to improve policy and practice.Science381,32-34(2023). DOI:10.1126/science.adi0121
  • Senevirathna, G.G.U.L.B., Bandara, R.M.A.S., Samarakone, T.S. and Weerasinghe, W.P.C.G., 2023. A survey on management practices and attitudes of broiler buy-back farmers towards farm animal welfare in Gampaha district, Sri Lanka: a case study of a commercial broiler chicken processing company.  Journal of Agriculture and Value Addition,  6(1), p.62-77.DOI: https://doi.org/10.4038/java.v6i1.70
  • Schütz, Aurelia, Sarah Kühl, Gesa Busch, and Clara Mehlhose. "Making animal welfare labelling more transparent–The potential of different information types from simple text to highly immersive stable tours via VR glasses." Journal of Agriculture and Food Research (2023): 100712. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jafr.2023.100712

Conferences, Seminars & Events

  • International Society for Applied Ethology, Congress. 1st – 5th August, 2023, Tallinn, Estonia (ISAE)
  • 2023 ANZCCART Conference, 10 August 2023 3pm, Adelaide, SA (Details)
  • Behaviour 2023.14th – 20th August 2023, Univ Bielefeld, Germany. (Behaviour2023)
  • ANZLAA 2023 Conference, Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, VIC, Australia, 28 – 31 August 2023. (Details)
  • Piglet Health & Nutrition 2023. 21 – 22 September 2023, Crowne Plaza Copenhagen, Denmark. (Details)
  • The 3rd Conservation through sustainable use of wildlife conference. 26 – 28 September 2023, Brisbane, Australia. (Details)
  • Animal Welfare At Slaughter and Killing – Hot Topics 2023 by Human Slaughter Association. 18 October 2023 0830 BST, The Arden Hotel Solihull, UK. (Details)
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