News and Upcoming Events


Announcement -- Doctoral Student Position in Veterinary Medicine

Deadline: April 15th, 2017

You will participate in a research project funded by the Swiss Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) to study the phenomenon of piling behaviour and smothering in commercial laying hen flocks. The first part of the project includes collection of general information on prevalence and specifics of this behaviour on Swiss laying hen farms. The second part aims to experimentally investigate effective preventive measures to reduce piling behaviour and smothering.

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Next Event

Seminar -- Applied Ethology and Animal Welfare

The Body-Action-Posture (BAP) coding system as a tool for standardized behaviour measurement - Nele Dael

Thursday, 6th of April, 16:00
Anatomy Lecture Hall
Längassstrasse 120, 1st floor

University of Lausanne

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