The studentship will focus on factors influencing the locomotion of cattle and relationships between locomotion, claw lesions and environmental parameters.
The findings of this research will feed into intervention strategies for preventing lameness on UK dairy farms.
The successful candidate will join a fast growing research group involved in animal welfare assessment and preventive planning. The post is supported by the Tubney Charitable Trust for 3 years and would be suitable for a veterinary graduate.
Informal enquires to Dr Becky Whay, Tel: 0117 928 9474, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr David Main, Tel: 0117 928 9340, E-mail: email@example.com
Further details and application forms are available from:
Head of Department’s Office,
School of Clinical Veterinary Science,
Langford House, Langford, Bristol BS40 5DU, or
by Telephone: 0117 928 9401, or
Please quote reference number SCH/07/06