January 24, 2018
Drs. Maja Makagon, Richard Blatchford and Tina Horback, along with colleagues from University of Bristol, Iowa State University and Universität Bern, have received funding to study the impacts of the rearing environment on keel bone integrity and spatial awareness of laying hens. The research is supported by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.
December 15, 2017
Sydney Baker, a student in Dr. Maja Makagon's lab, graduated with her M.S. degree. Congratulations Sydney!
November 29, 2017
Elsevier published a series of books, Advances in Farm Animal Welfare, edited by Dr. Joy Mench. The series contains books edited by Dr. Mench (Advances in Poultry Welfare, Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare- Science and Practice) and Dr. Cassandra Tucker (Advances in Cattle Welfare).
September 18, 2017
Dr. Mary Bonaparte-Saller (Animal Behavior Graduate Group '16), a former student of Dr. Joy Mench's, accepted the UC CE 4-H Academic Advisor position in Orange County. Congratulations Mary!
September 6, 2017
Dr. Cassandra Tucker and her MSc's student Alycia Drwencke were featured in the following video reports and articles for their work on cooling cows with the California Energy Commission (CEC):
August 14, 2017
Dr. Kristina Horback was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle in an article about how her research may inform pork producers on how to manage social aggression in group housing. Click here to read more!
June 23, 2017
PhD Candidate Sarah Adcock (Tucker Lab) was awarded the National Milk Producers Federation Hintz Memorial Scholarship for her work on disbudding pain in dairy calves. Congratulations Sarah!