The Monogastric Science Research (MSR) poultry unit is funded to provide poultry-related advice on welfare, biosecurity, organic systems and the environment to producers and poultry keepers (including keepers of 'hobby flocks') based in Scotland.
The MSR poultry unit has a long tradition of providing a wide range of research and consultancy services to all sectors of the poultry industry including:
- feed additive manufacturers
- government agencies
Management practices to reduce the risk of transmission of disease onto and away from a production site.
Conventional, free-range & organic
Advice on the benefits and drawbacks of various types of management and husbandry systems for laying hens, chickens and turkeys.
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Our work addresses health and productivity in animals, animal welfare and crops, promotes low carbon farming and increases farm output through efficiency and innovation.
Vet & laboratory services
Our leading experts provide support to clients in areas animal disease, diagnosis and surveillance.