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2nd Expert Forum on Farm Animal Well-being, Alcalá de Henares (Spain), 2009

2nd Expert Forum on Farm Animal Well-being

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health held its 2nd International Expert Forum on Farm Animal Well-Being in Alcalá de Henares, Spain. Over 80 participants from ten different countries and a variety of fields attended the meeting, including welfare scientists, behaviourists, veterinarians and representatives from the livestock industry. This diversity of backgrounds encouraged a multidisciplinary exchange of ideas.

LECTURES

Prof. Dan Weary and Prof. Marina von Keyserlingk

The scientific assessment of animal welfare in dairy cattle

Prof. Dan Weary and Prof. Marina von Keyserlingk

University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Cathy Dwyer

Impact of a difficult birth process on maternal and neonatal health and development

Dr. Cathy Dwyer

Scottish Agricultural College, Edinburgh, UK

Hanna Miedema

Calving difficulty in dairy cows and behavioural changes before parturition

Hanna Miedema

University of Edinburgh, UK

Prof. Xavier Manteca

Behavioural modifications associated with calving in dairy cows and with farrowing in sows

Prof. Xavier Manteca

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Emma Roe

The developing market for welfare-friendly food products across Europe and the opportunities/ demand

Dr. Emma Roe

Southampton University, UK

Mike Gooding

Management practices improving animal well-being: role played by the retailers

Mike Gooding

FAI Farms Ltd, UK

Armelle Prunier

Welfare consequences of man-made painful husbandry procedures with special emphasis on surgical cast

Armelle Prunier

INRA, France

Dr. Susanne Zöls

Reduction of pain associated with piglet castration using NSAIDs

Dr. Susanne Zöls

Clinic for Swine, Germany

Willem Maertens and Annelies Van Nuffel

Lameness: Is it that easy to give a subjective score to a painful condition?

Willem Maertens and Annelies Van Nuffel

Institute for Agriculture and Fisheries Research, Belgium

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