Animal Welfare in Practice 2016 – Sheep Welfare

Speakers’ presentations:

Dr. Paula Menzies: Sheep Welfare – Hot Button Topics (32 MB)

Dr. Paula Menzies: Goat Welfare – Diseases and Management (48 MB)

Andrew Hebda: Challenges and Opportunities for Producers

Dr. Menzies mentioned the following organizations in her talks:

AASRP – American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners

SRVO – Small Ruminant Veterinarians of Ontario

International Goat Association

Canadian Sheep Federation

2013 NFACC Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Sheep


Poultry Welfare Conference – September 2012

The eighth annual “Animal Welfare: In Practice” conference took place September 14–15, 2012. About 80 participants attended an evening session on Friday, six Saturday presentations, and a round-table discussion. The keynote speaker was Dr. Ian Duncan, Professor Emeritus and Emeritus Chair of Animal Welfare, University of Guelph. The programme included overviews of welfare issues in broilers and laying hens, recent and current research, and a producer’s view on challenges of alternative housing.

Presentations from some of the speakers: