Integrating innovative TECHnologies along the value Chain to improve small ruminant welfARE management

TechCare’s People: Cathy Dwyer!

Hi! I’m Cathy Dwyer, I am a  Professor of animal behaviour and welfare at SRUC an also the Director of the Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. I carry out research on a number of areas of animal welfare, including maternal behaviour, offspring development, pain […]

📣Michelle Reeves Awarded by the The Worshipful Company of Woolmen 🎖

On Thursday, October 19th at Carpenter’s Hall in London, UK, Michelle Reeves, the PhD student working in TechCare project, has been awarded the Worshipful Company of Woolmen’s award. There are 8 awards given yearly to young innovators in the wool and sheep industry. Michelle was nominated by her supervisor, Cathy Dwyer. Congratulations Michelle!🥳    

TechCare at the 20th Spanish Animal Production Conference, Zaragoza, Spain!

The 20th Conference on Animal Production (AIDA) was held on 13 and 14 June 2023 at the headquarters of the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies of Zaragoza (CIHEAM Zaragoza; Aula Dei Campus). Here below you can read the UAB contribution to the TechCare project (ES): Mereia Sort: “Short distance transport stress in suckling […]

Gerardo Caja’s work at he 10th International Sheep Veterinary Congress

“New opportunities of using sensors in small ruminants” During the 10th International Sheep Veterinary Congress held in Seville on 6th – 10th March Gerardo Caja from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona presented his research: “New opportunities of using sensors in small ruminants”. Enjoy his presentation here.

Fuping International Dairy Goat Forum, presentation by Gerardo Caja

The Fuping International Dairy Goat Forum was held in China on the 6th January, 2023. The largest population of dairy goats in China is found in the Fuping County, which contains approximately 320,000 individuals. Almost all of Fuping’s dairy goats are Saanen goats. The opening ceremony of the first international milk goat industry Fuping Forum […]