Animal Welfare

The Animal Welfare Subgroup of the CWG was established in 2009 and is currently working towards identifying common research priorities, funding opportunities and options to address these priorities.  The group will benefit greatly from advent of the Animal Health and Welfare ERA-NET, ANIHWA, in January 2012 which will map the welfare research landscape, as was done for animal health through EMIDA, and provide a platform on which to run common and coordinated trans-national research calls. A Strategic Research Agenda for animal welfare will also be developed through ANIHWA providing research funders with the means to look to the future in delivering their policy needs and improving animal welfare across Eurpoe.

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EFSA: Poultry welfare at slaughter: hazards identified and measures proposed

Recently EFSA has proposed measures to address the animal welfare hazards most commonly observed during the slaughter of poultry for food production and disease control. A comprehensive overview covers the entire slaughter process from arrival and unloading of birds through stunning to bleeding and killing. It identifies a number of hazards that give rise to […]

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EFSA panel renewal 2018: animal health and welfare

The Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) provides scientific advice on all aspects of animal diseases and animal welfare. Its work chiefly concerns food producing animals, including fish. AHAW Panel Members are scientists from across Europe with expertise in: Risk assessment, quantitative risk assessment, modelling Microbiology and pathology (applied to infectious diseases of food-producing […]

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The 26th IPVS2020 Congress

The 26th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress will be held in 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Congress will be the perfect environment where the world´s greatest specialists in animal health, biosecurity, welfare, nutrition, reproduction, business and innovation, and other subjects will exchange the knowledge and experiences and will share the last technical- scientific […]

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16TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF ANIMAL BIOLOGY AND NUTRITION

The 16th International Symposium of animal biology and nutrition organized by The National Research and Development Institute for Biology and Animal Nutrition (IBNA Balotești) will be held online 30/09/2021-01/10/2021 . This event will bring together scientists and experts in animal biology and nutrition from all over the world to discuss the most recent research, focusing […]

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72nd Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP)

The 72nd Annual Meeting of EAAP, one of the largest animal science congresses in the world, will be held in Davos, Switzerland from 30 August to 3 September 2021. The meeting provides a platform where international scientists and experts from all disciplines of animal science and industry share and acquire new knowledge and experiences on […]

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