PhD position, Switzerland (deadline August 1)

 21st Jun 2024

PhD assessing development of laying hen individuality

Center for Proper Housing of Poultry and Rabbits, University of Bern, Switzerland

Applicants are sought for a PhD candidate to explore the development of movement and location patterns of individual laying hens, their relationship to basic health metrics, and how this information can be used towards improving breeding within cage-free housing systems ( The project will focus on the appearance of movement patterns in early life, their manifestation into the laying period, and factors that drive their differentiation. The candidate will be involved in all aspects of the project including: experimental design, project coordination, data analysis, and presentations at conferences and peer-reviewed journal articles.


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