Submitted conference abstracts associated with project
Elias, C. Martin, B. Tobalske and A. Harlander, 2017. Footpad dermatitis does not affect environmental usage in laying hens . Proceedings of the Xth European Symp Poultry Welfare, p. m170 Link
Liu, Z., Torrey, S., Newberry, R., and T. Widowski. Assessing the welfare of fast-growing broilers reared in pens with or without enrichment. Submitted for Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare Research Symposium.
Jensen, L. and T.M. Widowski (2018) Too close for comfort? Effects of stocking density on the comfort behaviours of three strains of pullets in furnished cages. Submitted for Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, PEI, July 2018
Jensen, L., T.M. Widowski, (2018) Effects stocking density on the perching behavior of 3 strains of pullets. Submitted for 2018 PSA, San Antonio, TX, July 23-26.
Khanal, T., T Widowski, G Bedecarrats, E. Kiarie. 2018. Effects of pre-lay dietary calcium and strain on age, bodyweight, femur weight, ash retention and calcium intake at first egg in pullets. Submitted for 2018 PSA, San Antonio, TX, July 23-26.
Rothschild, D., Widowski, T.M., Karrow, N.A., Susta, L., Kiarie, E., Mandell, I, and S. Torrey 2018. The effects of a low-nutrient diet on the prevalence of right ventricle hypertrophy and bursal atrophy in two strains of fast-growing broilers. Submitted for 2018 PSA, San Antonio, TX, July 23-26.
Santos, M.N., Widowski, T., Kiarie, E., Mandell, I, Mohammadigeisar, M., and S. Torrey. The impact of low-nutrient and conventional diets on lameness, leg parameters and tibia ash concentration of two fast-growing genotypes of broiler chickens. Submitted for 2018 PSA, San Antonio, TX, July 23-26.
Refereed journal articles
Casey-Trott, T.M., Widowski, T.M., 2018. Validation of accelerometer to quantify inactivity in laying hens with and without keel bone fractures. Animal Welfare 27:103-114.