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the effect of alternative bedding materials on sheep behaviour and welfare

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the effect of alternative bedding materials on sheep behaviour and welfare

the effect of alternative bedding materials on sheep behaviour and welfare dr ruth wonfor: ibers, aberystwyth university  bedding is important for keeping animals clean and dry but also for environmental enrichment in housed sheep systems to improve animal welfare.  straw encourages natural sheep behaviour but is increasingly expensive and increases the environmental footprint of the welsh sheep industry through haulage of cereal straw across the uk.  recent studies have investigated viable op...