Marian Stamp Dawkins, FRS CBE

Research Interests

My personal webpage lists current research interests, including farm animal welfare, and publications. 

 

Selected Publications

Dawkins, M.S.,Lee, H-J., Waitt, C.D. and Roberts, S.J. (2009) Optical flow patterns in broiler chicken flocks as automated measures of behaviour and gait. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 119:203-209. doi:10.10.16/j.applanim.2009.04.009.

Jones, T.A.,Waitt, C.D. and Dawkins, M.S. (2009) Water off a duck's back: showers and troughs match ponds for improving duck welfare. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 116: 52-57.

Dawkins, M.S. (2008) The science of animal suffering. Ethology 114: 937-945. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0310.2008.01557.x

Houldcroft, E., Smith, C., Mrowicki, R., Headland, L.,Grieveson, S., Jones, T.A., Dawkins, M.S. (2008) Welfare implications of nipple drinkers for broiler chickens. Animal Welfare 17: 1-10.

Houldcroft, E., Smith, C., Mrowicki, R., Headland, L., Grieveson, S., Jones, T.A., Dawkins, M.S. (2008) Welfare implications of nipple drinkers for broiler chickens. Animal Welfare 17: 1-10.

Febrer, K, Jones, T.A., Donnelly, C.A. and Dawkins, M.S. (2006) Forced to crowd or choosing to cluster? Spatial distribution indicates social attraction in broiler chickens. Animal Behaviour 72: 1291-1300.

Dawkins, M.S. (2006) A user's guide to animal welfare science. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25(2): 77-82.

Dawkins, M.S. (2006) Through animal eyes: what behaviour tells us. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 100: 4-10.

Jones, T.A., Donnelly, C.A. & Dawkins, M.S. (2005) Environmental and management factors affecting the welfare of chickens on commercial farms stocked at five densities. Poultry Science 85: 1156-1165.

Dawkins, M.S., Donnelly, C.A. and Jones, T.A. (2004) Chicken welfare is influenced more by housing conditions than by stocking density. Nature 427: 342-344.

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