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Name Dr Claire Weeks
Job title Senior Research Fellow in Animal Welfare
Department Farm Animal Science University of Bristol
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Qualifications BSc(Nott), PhD(Bristol)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies World's Poultry Science Assocoation (WPSA)
Keywords poultry
animal welfare
animal behaviour
improving animal transport
husbandry systems
literature reviews
Areas of expertise I have over 30 years experience of poultry welfare, which I evaluate by measuring their environment in house and during transport and by observing their behavioural responses. I also work with other farm animals and am active in knowledge transfer to farmers and others.
Media experience I have written numerous illustrated articles for trade (farming) journals and specialise in covering conferences and making scientific findings accessible to non specialists.