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EU Reference Centre for the welfare of poultry and other small farmed animals,

Project: Research

  • Møller, Steen Henrik (Participant)
  • Michel, Virginie (Project manager)
  • Velarde Calvo, Antonio (Participant)
  • Vinco, James Leonardo (Participant)
  • ANSES - French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
  • IRTA, Animal Welfare, E-17121, Monells (Girona)
  • IZSLER, (Istituto Sperimentale Zooprofilattico della Lombardia e dell’Emilia Romagna “B. Ubertini”)
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Description

The activities of this second Centre for Animal Welfare (EURCAW) will focus on the welfare of poultry, rabbits and other small-farmed animals such as fur animals. EURCAW-Small Animals (EURCAW-SA) will cover a wide range of species including: Domestic birds, rabbits and fur animals.
The activities of this second Centre for Animal Welfare (EURCAW) will focus on the welfare of poultry, rabbits and fur animals. EURCAW-Small Animals (EURCAW-SA) will cover a wide range of species including:
•Domestic birds (except ratites): broilers, layers and breeders of: chicken (Gallus gallus), turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), ducks (Carina moschata, Anas platyrhynchos and their hybrids), goose (Anser anser, Anser cygnoides and their hybrids), guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) and quail (Coturnix coturnix);
•Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus);
•Fur animals: mink (Neovison vison), red fox (Vulpes vulpes), artic fox (Alopex lagopus), chinchilla (Chinchilla lanigera) and racoon dog (Nyctereus procyonoides), ferret (Mustela putorius) and coypu/nutria (Myocastor coypus).
The EURCAW-SA will cover the entire life cycle of animals under its scope from birth to the end of life and will include animal husbandry, transport, slaughter and killing for other purposes than human consumption.
Short titleEURCAW-Small farm Animals
AcronymEURCAW-SA
StatusActive
Effective start/end date01/01/2020 → …

    Research areas

  • Reference centre, Animal welfare, Small farm animals

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