Day three lectures will cover information how to assess welfare, for farmers, veterinary inspectors or other animal users. Will be explanation which assessment, checklists and audits can be used to monitor welfare, as well as explanation of differences between resource and management-based indicators with animal-based indicators. Explanation of Physiological and Behavioral Measures as integral part of animal-based indicators. Introduction of Animal based measures as a tools for AW assessment and matrix how to choose the optimal combination of animal-based measures. Explanation of link between Welfare assessment tools and five freedom with focuses on comparison of welfare inputs and outputs in different situations.
Presentation of the Animal Welfare protocol for Animal Welfare assessment. Introduction with the Welfare Principles, Criteria and Measures. Methodology and techniques for applying the welfare assessment protocols. Scoring systems, score calculations, presentation and interpretation of the results.
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