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News 2 - 15 June 2023

Poultry in meat & egg production


  • Owusu-Sekyere, E., Hansson, H., Telezhenko, E., Nyman, A.-K. and Ahmed, H. (2023), "Economic impact of investment in animal welfare–enhancing flooring solutions – Implications for promoting sustainable dairy production in Sweden", British Food Journal, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-06-2022-0523
  • Schütz A, Sonntag WI, Christoph-Schulz I and Faletar I (2023) Assessing citizens’ views on the importance of animal welfare and other sustainability aspects in livestock farming using best–worst scaling. Front. Anim. Sci. 4:1201685. doi: 10.3389/fanim.2023.1201685
  • Chapman, N. H., Chlingaryan, A., Thomson, P. C., Lomax, S., Islam, M. A., Doughty, A. K., & Clark, C. E. (2023). A deep learning model to forecast cattle heat stress. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 211, 107932. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2023.107932
  • Peña Fernandez, A., Debruyne, F., Van Steenkiste, G., Bokma, J., Jourquin, S., Lowie, T., … Berckmans, D. (2023). Calf welfare monitored using physiologically based Precision Livestock Farming technology during different sampling techniques of the respiratory tract. 2nd United States Precision Livestock Farming Conference (USPLF 2023), Proceedings. Presented at the United States Precision Livestock Farming Conference 2023 (USPLF23), Knoxville, Tennessee, US. http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-01H2AMB69800ER4QWEZM4J3Y0K
  • Nicholson, K. (2023). Entanglement in recreational fishing gear poses a threat to estuarine and coastal dolphins: Animal welfare and population level impacts should guide intervention decision making. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 192, 115094. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2023.115094

Conferences, Seminars & Events

  • International Society for Anthrozoology 2023 Conference, June 15th – 18th, Edinburgh, UK (Details TBA)
  • UFAW Animal Welfare Conference, 20th – 21st June 2023 – Online (Details)
  • Animal Welfare Webinar. Research Translation: Moving beyond publication towards research impact by Qing Yang – China Programme Manager at Global Food Partners. 27th June 2023, 4pm Beijing Time (6pm AEST) (Details)
  • International Society for Applied Ethology, Congress. 1st – 5th August, 2023, Tallinn, Estonia (ISAE)
  • 2023 ANZCCART Conference, 10 August 2023 3pm, Adelaide, SA (Details TBA)
  • 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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