UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Since 2012, the Animal Welfare Lab at UW-River Falls has been our hub for undergraduate research, teaching demonstrations, and animal welfare judging and assessment. The Lab was established by a grant from Oscar Mayer, part of The Kraft Heinz Company. Each year, approximately 6-10 UWRF students are involved in 2-4 applied welfare and/or behavior research projects on a variety of animal species.
Some of our research topics include:
This website has been constructed to offer freely available resources, current news, and ongoing research regarding the humane handling and slaughter of food animals.