AuthorsMcLennan, Krista M.
AffiliationUniversity of Chester
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Other TitlesCommentary on Marino & Merskin on Sheep Complexity
AbstractMarino & Merskin’s (2019) review contains key information about the complexity of sheep and their intelligence level, but lacks practical application. The key to making any long-term changes to sheep welfare at an industry level is by generating research that is practically relevant to the sector. The practical application of research should be considered at the design stage and in consultation with producers. Additionally, thought needs to be given to how the practical application of the research will be transferred to those people directly involved in animal care (e.g. producers, stockpersons, etc.). Focusing on the practical relevance and application of research at all stages of the process will foster changes to long-held beliefs and attitudes.
CitationMcLennan, K.M. (2019). The importance of practical research. Animal Sentience, 25(31).
DescriptionCommentary on Marino & Merskin on Sheep Complexity
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