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Leif Lau Jeppesen

Leif Lau Jeppesen

Associate professor emeritus

Current research

Research interests include farm animal welfare. At present the main basic research project is selection for and against stereotyped behaviour in mink. The purpose of the project is to create and to characterize groups of mink that differs markedly with respect to frequency of performance of stereotypic behaviour. Applied research aims at measuring welfare in various conventional and alternative housing systems for mink. Topics considered are group housing, management, and enrichment of cages.

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