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Animal Welfare

Dog profiles key to rehoming success

With pet ownership – and rehoming – rising during the coronavirus pandemic, new research has found the content of description profiles could improve the long-term success of dog adoptions.…

  • SRUC
  • 03/08/2022
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SRUC offers UK first with new courses

An HND in Rural Animal Health is one of several new courses being introduced by SRUC as it moves towards growing the country’s first tertiary model of veterinary teaching and learning.…

  • SRUC
  • 12/07/2022
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Partnership working key for dairy-beef supply chain

The supply of dairy-bred calves has come under the spotlight as part of a project led by SRUC.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/06/2022
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Animal welfare app scoops another award

A groundbreaking animal welfare app developed by an SRUC scientist has led to another major award for Waitrose.…

  • SRUC
  • 15/06/2022
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SRUC Rural and Veterinary Innovation Centre gets go-ahead

Highland Council has approved plans for the development of an £11 million Rural and Veterinary Innovation Centre for SRUC on the Inverness campus.…

  • SRUC
  • 07/06/2022
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Project to reproduce sociable pigs

An innovative project will look at whether the social competence of pigs – and in turn their welfare – can be improved through management and breeding.…

  • SRUC
  • 29/03/2022
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Getting a stranglehold on equine disease

SRUC is hosting a special event to promote Strangles Awareness Week (SAW) which aims to highlight the dangers of the highly contagious equine disease and help prevent an outbreak. …

  • SRUC
  • 15/03/2022
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SRUC and Waitrose win top category at BBC Food & Farming Awards

SRUC and Waitrose have taken home one of the top prizes at the BBC’s Food & Farming Awards, which was held last night (24 November).…

  • SRUC
  • 25/11/2021
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SRUC and Waitrose win top category at BBC Food & Farming Awards (1)

SRUC and Waitrose have taken home one of the top prizes at the BBC’s Food & Farming Awards, which was held last night (24 November).…

  • SRUC
  • 25/11/2021
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Once bitten, twice shy

The outcome of a contest between two unfamiliar pigs can have an impact on their attitude towards subsequent aggressive encounters, according to new research.…

  • SRUC
  • 12/11/2021
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Agri-tech project highlights benefits to dairy-beef sector

A project which uses cutting-edge precision technology to tackle calf pneumonia and scours in the dairy-beef sector will highlight its work at a webinar later this month.…

  • SRUC
  • 13/10/2021
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Refining ‘rat tickling’ techniques

Researchers have been awarded more than £275,000 to refine ‘tickling’ techniques developed to improve animal welfare in laboratory rats.…

  • SRUC
  • 04/10/2021
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