Our mission is to use research to contribute to animal welfare in the modernisation, competitiveness and sustainable development of livestock production. Current activities focus on four broad lines of research:
- Welfare in the slaughtering process.
- Evaluation of welfare in transport from the farm to the slaughterhouse.
- Strategies for improving the welfare of farm animals during transport to the slaughterhouse.
- Sustainability in livestock production.
· Head: Antoni Velarde
· Researchers: 3
· Support staff: 4