Agnieszka Futro

Animal Research Technician
Animal Behaviour and Welfare
Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Selected research projects

  • Understanding assessment strategies during aggressive encounters in pigs to improve welfare following regrouping
  • Investigating how the type and quantity of food affect foraging behaviour and the neural circuits controlling feeding in broiler breeder chickens.
  • Enriched housing and play behaviour in post-weaning pig.
  • Reducing production losses using behavioural and genomic tools to identify pigs suited for group living.

Selected publications

  • Futro A, MasÅ‚owska K, Dwyer CM. 2015. Ewes Direct Most Maternal Attention towards Lambs that Show the Greatest Pain-Related Behavioural Responses. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0134024.

Agnieszka Futro

Address: SRUC
Roslin Institute Building, Easter Bush
Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Telephone: 0131 650 6249

E-mail: Agnieszka.Futro@sruc.ac.uk