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Dr Victoria Sandilands

Dr Victoria Sandilands

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Vicky Sandilands

 01292 525 421

Roslin Institute Building

Easter Bush, Midlothian

EH25 9RG



Vicky is a senior research scientist in the Department of Agriculture, Horticulture and Engineering Sciences. Her research interests include:

  • Effects of housing and management on the behaviour and welfare of poultry.
  • Humane culling of poultry.
  • Sleep in poultry.
  • How to reduce feather pecking in laying hens

Leading Ideas

  • Livestock Welfare
  • Sustainable Land Management

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.2 - Livestock Production, Health, Welfare, and Disease Control
  • 2.2.8 Improved husbandry & reduction of painful procedures
  • 2.3 - Productive and Sustainable Land Management
  • 2.3.11 Trade-offs between productivity and sustainability