Poultry Welfare Research at University of Guelph

A Day in the Life of Patrick Birkl, PhD Student

Patrick is a PhD student in the Department of Animal Biosciences who studies animal welfare, specifically poultry welfare, with his advisor Prof. Alexandra Harlander who is also a PHRN member. Patrick’s research focuses on understanding the causes of feather pecking in laying hens and how to prevent this behaviour on farm.

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