Steve B. Wotton


Electrophysiological study of animal welfare issues particularly during stunning and slaughter. Specialism is the conception, design and co-ordination of research projects and technology transfer to both the veterinary profession and the meat industry. Originator of the Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) training courses, which has led to the adoption of AWOs as a requirement in slaughterhouses across Europe (EC Regulation 1099/2009). Member of the Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC).

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Senior Lecturer in Farm Animal Science

University of Bristol, School of Veterinary Sciences, Langford, Bristol BS405DU
Department of Clinical Veterinary Sciences

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