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News 9 - 23 March 2023

  • Fabrile MP, Ghidini S, Conter M, Varrà MO, Ianieri A, Zanardi E. Filling gaps in animal welfare assessment through metabolomics. Front Vet Sci. 2023 Feb 28;10:1129741. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2023.1129741.
  • Logstein, Brit, and Hilde Bjørkhaug. "Good Animal Welfare in Norwegian Farmers’ context. Can both industrial and natural conventions be achieved in the social license to farm?." Journal of Rural Studies 99 (2023): 107-120.
  • D.R. Korver, Review: Current challenges in poultry nutrition, health, and welfare, Animal (2023), doi:
  • Cho, E., Walsh, C. A., D'Angelo-Gavrish, N. M., Wilson, S. R., Cirillo, P. A., & Smith, P. C. (2023). Effects of Housing Density on Reproductive Performance, Intracage Ammonia, and Welfare of Mice Continuously Housed as Breeders in Standard Mouse and Rat Caging. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science.
  • Anderson, G., Johnson, A., Arguelles-Ramos, M., & Ali, A. (2023). Impact of Body-worn Sensors on Broiler Chicken Behavior and Agonistic Interactions. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-10.
  • Cojkic, A., & Morrell, J. M. (2023). Animal Welfare Assessment Protocols for Bulls in Artificial Insemination Centers: Requirements, Principles, and Criteria. Animals, 13(5), 942.

Conferences, Seminars & Events

  • RSPCA Victoria – Animal Management Training Program, 24th March 2023 on-site (Details)
  • European Food Safety Authority – Public event on Scientific opinions | Broilers & Laying hens, 28th March 2023, 14.30 – 17.00 (CEST) Online (Details)
  • AWP25 Webinars “Achieving Change in Research” 6th April  2023 12 pm PDT (Commences 5.00am AEDT 7th April 2023) (UBC)
  • Postgraduate Workshop on Comparative Animal Law, submission deadline March 15 2023, 25 – 26 May 2023 (University of Kent)
  • 2023 Animal Welfare Symposium & Workshop – Sustainable Welfare Driving Research by Deakin University, sponsored by Techniplast Australia. 30 – 31 May 2023 (Details)
  • International Society for Anthrozoology 2023 Conference, June 15th – 18th, Edinburgh, UK (Details TBA)
  • UFAW Animal Welfare Conference, 20th – 21st June 2023 – Online (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)
  • The 3rd Conservation through sustainable use of wildlife conference. 26 – 28 September 2023, Brisbane, Australia. (Details)


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