FAWEC

Farm Animal Welfare Education CentreFAWEC (Farm Animal Welfare Education Centre) has been created by the Animal Nutrition and Welfare Service (SNiBA) of the Department of Animal and Food Science of the School of Veterinary Science at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

The main objective of FAWEC is to produce educational resources on farm animal welfare and to run theoretical and practical training courses on dairy cattle and pig welfare.

The livestock guardian dog: the best friend of livestock in extensive systems

 

Livestock guardian dogs are considered the most effective method of protecting livestock from attacks by large wild  carnivores

and also owned and feral dogs.

Livestock guardian dogs are mainly used to protect sheep, goats and poultry, but they can also work with any other type of

livestock, including, for example, cows or horses. These dogs live with the herd or flock, protecting it from anything they

perceive as a threat.

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Farm Animal Welfare Education Centre
Dr. Xavier Manteca Vilanova
Dra. Eva Mainau Brunsó
Dra. Déborah Temple

Tel: +34 93 581 1647 | +34 93 581 1352
Fax: +34 93 581 14 94
email: info@fawec.org

 

Farm Animal Welfare Education Centre
Departament de Ciència Animal i dels Aliments, VO-135 Edifici V - Campus UAB -
08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona - Spain) 

 

 Servicio de Nutrición y Bienestar Animal (SNIBA)  Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

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