Senior Research Scientist
(519) 824-4120 ext. 53660
I am a Research Scientist in poultry behaviour and welfare. My research focuses on fundamental and applied questions with broiler and broiler breeder chickens, and turkeys. Recent, current and upcoming studies include those examining: 1) Feed restriction practices in broiler breeders 2) Development of injurious pecking in turkeys 3) Hatch age and initiation of feeding in turkeys 4) Transportation and mortality of chickens 5) Locomotion and leg health in turkeys 6) Alternative euthanasia methods in chickens and turkeys. My team uses behaviour, physiology, and productivity to answer fundamental and applied poultry welfare questions.