Our group has conducted several research synthesis projects related to the animal welfare.

Dzikamunhenga RS, Anthony R, Coetzee J, Gould S, Johnson A, Karriker L, McKean J, Millman ST, Niekamp SR, O’Connor AM. Pain management in the neonatal piglet during routine management procedures. Part 1: a systematic review of randomized and non-randomized intervention studies. Animal Health Research Reviews. 2014;15(01):14-38. doi: doi:10.1017/S1466252314000061.
Video introduction to the pain mitigation paper

O’Connor A, Anthony R, Bergamasco L, Coetzee J, Gould S, Johnson AK, Karriker LA, Marchant-Forde JN, Martineau GS, McKean J, Millman ST, Niekamp S, Pajor EA, Rutherford K, Sprague M, Sutherland M, von Borell E, Dzikamunhenga RS. Pain management in the neonatal piglet during routine management procedures. Part 2:Grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations. Animal Health Research Reviews. 2014;15(01):39-62. ( look on PUBMED for the number)

Newton HP, O’Connor AM. The economics of pain management. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2013;29(1):229-50. doi: 10.1016/j.cvfa.2012.11.010. PubMed PMID: 23438407.

Support materials for Scientific Opinion on the welfare risks related to the farming of sheep for wool, meat and milk production. O’Connor, A., Wolfe, D., Sargeant, J., Glanville, J. and Wood, H., 2015. Preparatory work for the development of a scientific opinion on the main welfare risks related to the farming of sheep for wool, meat and milk production. EFSA Supporting Publications12(2).

Support materials for EFSA AHAW Panel (EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare), 2013. Scientific Opinion on monitoring procedures at slaughterhouses for poultry. EFSA Journal 2013;11(12):3521. [65 pp.] doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3521.

Support materials for EFSA AHAW Panel (EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare), 2013. Scientific Opinion on monitoring procedures at slaughterhouses for pigs. EFSA Journal 2013;11(12):3523, 62 pp. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3523.

Support materials for EFSA AHAW Panel (EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare), 2013. Scientific Opinion on monitoring procedures at slaughterhouses for bovines. EFSA Journal 2013;11(12):3460, 65 pp. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3460

Support materials for EFSA AHAW Panel (EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare), 2013. Scientific Opinion on monitoring procedures at slaughterhouses for sheep and goats. EFSA Journal 2013;11(12):3522. [65 pp.] doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3522.

Support materials for EFSA AHAW Panal opinion on electrical stunning of small ruminants, 2015. Review Of The Main Welfare Risks Related To Electrical Stunning Of Small Ruminants (Ovine And Caprine Species). EFSA Journal 201512(1):EN-741, [68 pp.]. doi:10.2903/sp.efsa.2015.EN-741

Support materials for EFSA AHAW panel opinion on Stunning Interventions In Commercial Rabbits At The Time Of Slaughter, 2015. Review Of Stunning Interventions In Commercial Rabbits At The Time Of Slaughter. EFSA Journal 201512(1):EN-742, [75 pp.]. doi:10.2903/sp.efsa.2015.EN-742