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Publication - Dr Andrew Butterworth

    FAWC: Evidence and the welfare of farmed animals - part 2

    evidence based decision making

    Citation

    & Butterworth, A, 2018, ‘FAWC: Evidence and the welfare of farmed animals - part 2: evidence based decision making ’. DEFRA Farm Animal Welfare Committee

    Abstract

    This report describes the types of information used in policy formulation on farm animal welfare and the information sources.

    It focuses on the:

    purpose of evidence
    validity and reliability of evidence
    limitations of evidence
    evidence-based approaches
    use of evidence in animal welfare policy and delivery

    Full details in the University publications repository