Research


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Poultry Welfare & Behaviour

Program Details

PWB017

Engineering, animal welfare and meat quality considerations of broiler transportation in a heated and ventilated vehicle
Trever Crowe, University of Saskatchewan

PWB018

Improving welfare for beak trimmed hens through reducing variability and technology transfer
Hank Classen, University of Saskatchewan

PWB019

Effect of lighting programs on leg weakness and bird welfare in modern commercial broilers
Hank Classen, University of Saskatchewan

PWB020

Evaluation of alternative methods of euthanasia for cull turkeys
Tina Widowski, University of Guelph

PWB021

Impact of ammonia on welfare of laying hens, and implications for the environment
Steve Leeson and Tina Widowski, University of Guelph

PWB039

Maintaining leg and bone structure in commercial poultry
Doug Korver, University of Alberta

PWB040

Assessing the behaviour and welfare of broiler breeders using alternative feeding strategies
Stephanie Torrey, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (at University of Guelph)

PWB041

Implications of toe clipping on the welfare of commercial turkeys
Hank Classen, University of Saskatchewan

PWB050

Investigating methods of assessing bird wetness as a means to determine fitness for transport
Trever Crowe, University of Saskatchewan

PWB051

Daylength and its impact on turkey welfare and productivity
Hank Classen, University of Saskatchewan

PWB052

Identification of risk factors during broiler transportation that influence injury and mortality
Michael Cockram, University of Prince Edward Island

PWB054

Is feather pecking in turkeys related to genetics and activity levels?
Ben Wood, University of Guelph/ Hybrid Turkeys

PWB069

Epigenetic transfer of behaviour and stress susceptibility in the laying hens: Influence of rearing and housing of different strains of parent stock on offspring phenotype
Tina Widowski, University of Guelph

PWB070

Development of flight and locomotion in laying hens
Alexandra Harlander-Matauschek, University of Guelph

PWB071

Improving foot pad quality in commercial broilers: benchmarking and practical strategies
Clover Bench, University of Alberta

PWB072

Study of the impact of various stocking densities on the performance, health and welfare of turkey broilers and heavy turkeys
Karen Schwean-Lardner, University of Saskatchewan

PWB073

The influence of extreme temperature on turkey physiology, welfare, and meat quality
Trever Crowe, University of Saskatchewan

PWB075

Impact of ammonia on the welfare of poultry
Alexandra Harlander-Matauschek, University of Guelph

PWB078

Optimizing Lighting for Precision Broiler Breeder Feeding
Martin Zuidhof, University of Alberta and Grégoy Bédécarrats, University of Guelph

PWB079

Assessing methods for on-farm euthanasia of turkeys, chickens, breeders, and layers
Tina Widowski, University of Guelph

PWB080

Alternative feeding strategies for broiler breeders
Tina Widowski, University of Guelph

PWB084

Does infrared beak treatment Impact young pullets – behaviour, water consumption, and ability to peck?
Karen Schwean-Lardner, University of Saskatchewan

PWB089

Evaluation of Rapid Diagnostic Assay for Avian Influenza to the Point of Care Setting
Suresh Neethirajan, University of Guelph

PWB091

Determining the potential conservation and regeneration of chicken and turkey breeds using adult gonadal tissue
Carl Lessard, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada