Webinar on Welfare Science and Sustainability in Sheep Farming

Date: 09/05/2023


Tuesday 9th May 8:30am to 13:00 (UK time)


Join them to find out information and scientific updates about the world of sheep farming in the fields of animal welfare and sustainability.

Webinar Schedule:

8:30am -Introduction from Lydia Lanzoni (University of Teramo), Michelle Reeves (SRUC) and Marta Comin (University of Milan)

8:40am -Assessing sheep welfare on-farm; protocols and indicators from Cathy Dwyer (SRUC)

9:00am -How to assess animal welfare in small ruminant slaughterhouse from Antoni Dalmanu (Institute of Agrifood Research and Technology, Spain) and Emanuela Dalla Costa (University of Milan)

9:20am – Studying sheep emotions from Elodie Briefer (University of Copenhagen)

9:40am – How can technology help monitor and manage sheep welfare? from Jasmeet Kaler (University of Nottingham)

10:00am -Questions and Answers

10:20am -The role of animal welfare in sustainability from Linda Keeling (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)

10:40am -System thinking when dealing with animal welfare and sustainability from Louise Whatford (Royal Veterinary College)

11:00am – Environmental impact of sheep farm: how to measure it and what we know from Alberto Stanislao Atzori (University of Sassari, Italy)

11:20am – Monitoring sheep GHG emissions at a EU scale: Life Green Sheep project from Sindy Throude (Institut de l’Elevage, France)

11:40am – Environmental Mitigation solutions for sheep farms and animal welfare from Pol Llonch (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain)

12:00pm – Multicriteria sustainability assessment of sheep farms from Roberto Ruiz (Neiker, Spain)

12:40pm – Questions and Answers

1:00pm – Closing the webinar

This webinar has been organised by SRUC and UNITE.


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