Synergy for preventing damaging behaviour in group housed pigs and chickens
and Postdoc course: Prenatal and early life influences on the development of damaging behaviour in pigs and laying hens
An opportunity for PhD students and Postdocs to learn
about prenatal and early life effects on damaging behavior, to discuss the
latest science and make new European connections.
Where and when?
Basque Country, Spain, November 6-8, 2017.
Agraria Derio (School of Agriculture), Basque Country, Spain
Mon 6th Nov: 'Mechanisms'
to damaging behaviour in laying hens and pigs
Fundamental mechanisms leading to behavioural and
brain changes in animals
Mechanisms of prenatal
Evening: Cocktail mixing
Tues 7th Nov: 'Development'
Maternal and early life effects in hens and pigs
Prenatal effects on feather pecking
Development of damaging behaviours in pigs
Wed 8th Nov: 'The way forward!'
Prevention strategies in hens and pigs, working
examples and discussions on the way forward