APL A review of novel approaches for the measurement of pain in animals


This project was developed within the National Animal Welfare RD&E Committee, with support from the industry bodies on the committee. The researcher for this project is Susan Hazel, Senior Lecturer, University of Adelaide.


Chicken Meat

Research Organisation

Australian Pork Limited

Objective Summary

1. Scope current pain studies to determine the criteria for the systematic review 2. Perform a systematic review of novel pain targets 3. Provide recommendations to industry on how and where the novel pain targets/markets might be used in future assessment of animal pain

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Project Start Date

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Project Completion Date

Saturday, January 23, 2016

National Priority

Promoting and maintaining good health

National Priority

CME-Improving Food Safety of Australian Chicken Meat