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Broiler welfare trade-off: A semi-quantitative welfare assessment for optimised welfare improvement based on an expert survey

Bracke, M. B. M., Koene, P., Estevez, I., Butterworth, A. & de Jong, I. C., Oct 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 10, e0222955.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Health Status
broiler chickens
Health
Semantics
Air quality
6 Citations (Scopus)

Expert opinion on metal chains and other indestructible objects as proper enrichment for intensively-farmed pigs

Bracke, M. B. M. & Koene, P., 1 Feb 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 2, e0212610.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
expert opinion
Expert Testimony
Wood
Swine
Metals
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

A ‘meta-analysis’ of effects of post-hatch food and water deprivation on development, performance and welfare of chickens

de Jong, I. C., van Riel, J. W., Bracke, M. B. M. & van den Brand, H., 13 Dec 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 12, 20 p., e0189350.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Water Deprivation
Hatches
Food Deprivation
water deprivation
food deprivation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Exploration feeding and higher space allocation improve welfare of growing-finishing pigs

Vermeer, H. M., Dirx-Kuijken, N. C. P. M. M. & Bracke, M. B. M., 2017, In : Animals. 7, 5, 36.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
finishing
Swine
swine
skin lesions
stocking rate

Hoe mobiel zijn kippen in een volièresysteem?

van Niekerk, T. G. C. M. & Bracke, M. B. M., 2017, In : De Pluimveehouderij. 46, p. 62-64 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

2016

Een kalkoen is geen kip

van Niekerk, T. G. C. M. & Bracke, M. B. M., 2016, In : De Pluimveehouderij. 46, p. 62-64 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

5 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness of tail-first dry electrical stunning, followed by immersion in ice water as a slaughter (killing) procedure for turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) and common sole (Solea solea)

Daskalova, A. H., Bracke, M. B. M., van de Vis, J. W., Roth, B., Reimert, H. G. M., Burggraaf, D. & Lambooij, E., 20 Mar 2016, In : Aquaculture. 455, p. 22-31

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

stunning methods
Solea solea
Scophthalmus maximus
turbot
slaughter
7 Citations (Scopus)

On-farm evaluation of the Salmon Welfare Index Model (SWIM 1.0): Theoretical and practical considerations

Folkedal, O., Pettersen, J. M., Bracke, M. B., Stien, L. H., Nilsson, J., Martins, C., Breck, O., Midtlyng, P. J. & Kristiansen, T., 2016, In : Animal Welfare. 25, 1, p. 135-149

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Salmon
Farms
salmon
cages
Oceans and Seas
4 Citations (Scopus)

Standardising the assessment of environmental enrichment and tail-docking legal requirements for finishing pigs in Europe

Hothersall, B., Whistance, L. K., Zedlacher, H., Algers, B., Andersson, E., Bracke, M. B. M., Courboulay, V., Ferrari, P., Leeb, C., Mullan, S., Nowicki, J., Meunier-Salaün, M. C., Schwarz, T., Stadig, L. & Main, D., 2016, In : Animal Welfare. 25, 4, p. 499-515

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

tail docking
environmental enrichment
Tail
finishing
Swine
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

Electrophysiological and behavioural responses of turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) cooled in ices water

Lambooij, E., Bracke, M. B. M., Reimert, H. G. M., Foss, A., Imsland, A. & van de Vis, J. W., 2015, In : Physiology and Behavior. 149, p. 23-28

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Flatfishes
Ice
Fishes
Immersion
Water
8 Citations (Scopus)

Rooting area and drinker affect dunging behaviour of organic pics

Vermeer, H. M., Altena, H., Vereijken, P. F. G. & Bracke, M. B. M., 2015, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 165, p. 66-71

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
rooting
Swine
swine
Hygiene
hygiene
2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

Cage enrichment: rabbit does prefer straw or a compressed wooden block

Rommers, J. M., Bracke, M. B. M., Reuvekamp, B. F. J., Gunnink, H. & de Jong, I. C., 2014, In : World Rabbit Science. 22, p. 301-309

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

straw
cages
rabbits
lactation
rabbit meat

EFSA-advies voor beter welzijn varkens

Spoolder, H. A. M., Bracke, M. B. M. & Rotgers, G., 2014, In : V-focus. 11, 4, p. 34-35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Extra snijmais goed voor welzijn varkens.

Bracke, M. B. M., Aarnink, A. J. A., Rotgers, G. & Vermeer, H. M., 2014, In : V-focus. 11, 6, p. 34-35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
32 Citations (Scopus)

Fresh wood reduces tail and ear biting and increases exploratory behaviour in finishing pigs.

Telkanranta, H., Bracke, M. B. M. & Valros, A., 2014, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 161, p. 51-59

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Exploratory Behavior
Ear
Tail
ears
finishing
15 Citations (Scopus)

Salmon welfare index model 2.0: an extended model for overall welfare assessment of caged Atlantic salmon, based on a review of selected welfare indicators and intended for fish health professionals

Pettersen, J. M., Bracke, M. B. M., Midtlyng, P. J., Folkedal, O., Stien, L. H., Steffenak, H. & Kristiansen, T. S., 2014, In : Reviews in Aquaculture. 6, 3, p. 162-179 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

fish health
health care workers
Salmo salar
salmon
fish
2013
37 Citations (Scopus)

Attitudes of Dutch Pig Farmers Towards Tail Biting and Tail Docking

Bracke, M. B. M., de Lauwere, C. C., Wind, S. M. M. & Zonderland, J. J., 2013, In : Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics. 26, 4, p. 847-868

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
tail docking
pig
Farms
Tail
tail
16 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of substrate during early rearing on floor- and feather fecking behaviour in young and adult laying hens

de Jong, I. C., Gunnink, H., Rommers, J. M. & Bracke, M. B. M., 2013, In : Archiv für Geflügelkunde. 77, 1, p. 15-22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Feathers
feathers
laying hens
Young Adult
rearing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Killing wild geese with carbon dioxide or a mixture of carbon dioxide and argon

Gerritzen, M. A., Reimert, H. G. M., Lourens, A., Bracke, M. B. M. & Verhoeven, M. T. W., 2013, In : Animal Welfare. 22, 1, p. 5-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Geese
Argon
geese
Carbon Dioxide
carbon dioxide
40 Citations (Scopus)

Salmon Welfare Index Model (SWIM 1.0): a semantic model for overall welfare assessment of caged Atlantic salmon: review of the selected welfare indicators and model presentation

Stien, L. H., Bracke, M. B. M., Folkedal, O., Nilsson, J., Oppedal, F., Torgersen, T., Kittilsen, S., Midtlyng, P., Vindas, M. A., Øverli, Ø. & Kristiansen, T. S., 2013, In : Reviews in Aquaculture. 5, 1, p. 33-57

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Salmo salar
salmon
cages
lice infestations
literature review
2012

Cultuuromslag bij veehouder en consument nodig

Hopster, H. & Bracke, M. B. M., 2012, In : Zicht. 4, p. 44-50

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Minder stress geeft betere kwaliteit vis

Bracke, M. B. M., Lambooij, E. & van de Vis, J. W., 2012, In : V-focus. 9, 5a, p. 27-29

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
2011

'Biologisch' moet zich beraden op toekomst : dier & welzijn

Bracke, M. B. M., 2011, In : V-focus. 8, 5A, p. 11-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
34 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of biter and victim piglets apparent before a tail biting outbreak

Zonderland, J. J., Schepers, F., Bracke, M. B. M., den Hartog, L. A., Kemp, B. & Spoolder, H. A. M., 2011, In : Animal. 5, 5, p. 767-775

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
piglets
tail
aggression
swine
posture

Fitness of computergames voor varkens? : via automatisering dierenwelzijn beter waarborgen

Bracke, M. B. M. & Dubbeldam, R., 2011, In : Ekoland. 32, 10, p. 18-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Hokverrijking van de buitenuitloop van biologische varkens

Bracke, M. B. M., 2011, In : Biovak. jan 2011

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

19 Citations (Scopus)

Individual piglets' contribution to the development of tail biting

Zonderland, J. J., Kemp, B., Bracke, M. B. M., den Hartog, L. A. & Spoolder, H. A. M., 2011, In : Animal. 5, 4, p. 601-607

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
piglets
tail
plateaus
9 Citations (Scopus)

Overall welfare assessment of laying hens: Comparing science-based, environmental-based and animal-based assessments

Shimmura, T., Bracke, M. B. M., de Mol, R. M., Hirahara, S. & Tanaka, T., 2011, In : Animal Science journal. 82, 1, p. 150-160

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Ecology
laying hens
Databases
animals
cages
40 Citations (Scopus)

Review of wallowing in pigs: Description of the behaviour and its motivational basis

Bracke, M. B. M., 2011, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 132, 1-2, p. 1-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Swine
swine
Sus scrofa
wild boars
Bison
8 Citations (Scopus)

Review of wallowing in pigs: implications for animal welfare

Bracke, M. B. M. & Spoolder, H. A. M., 2011, In : Animal Welfare. 20, 3, p. 347-363

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Animal Welfare
animal welfare
Animals
Swine
Semantics

Zoelen, douchen, wroeten of niet castreren

Bracke, M. B. M. & Rotgers, G., 2011, In : V-focus. 8, 5, p. 48-49

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
2010

Boer staat aan het roer bij tegengaan bijterij

Bracke, M. B. M., Zonderland, J. J. & Kluivers-Poodt, M., 2010, In : V-focus. 7, 3, p. 36-37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

De risicofactoren van staartbijten

Zonderland, J. J., Bracke, M. B. M. & de Lauwere, C. C., 2010, In : V-focus. 7, 2, p. 45-46

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
32 Citations (Scopus)

Gender effects on tail damage development in single- or mixed-sex groups of weaned piglets

Zonderland, J. J., Bracke, M. B. M., den Hartog, L. A., Kemp, B. & Spoolder, H. A. M., 2010, In : Livestock Science. 129, 1-3, p. 151-158

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Tail
piglets
tail
gender
Observation

Het ideale modderbad voor varkens

Bracke, M. B. M., 2010, In : BioKennis bericht Varkensvlees. 14, 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Stoppen met staarten couperen geen utopie

de Lauwere, C. C., Zonderland, J. J. & Bracke, M. B. M., 2010, In : V-focus. 7, 1, p. 40-41

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Van effectief afleidingsmateriaal naar krulstaart

Zonderland, J., Bracke, M. B. M., Vermeer, H. M. & de Greef, K. H., 2010, In : V-focus. 7, 4, p. 38-39

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Wat te doen bij bijterij?

Bracke, M. B. M., 2010, In : BioKennis nieuws. 2010, 20-10-2010

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Wat te doen bij bijterij?

Bracke, M. B. M., Zonderland, J. J., Wolthuis-Fillerup, M. & Kluivers-Poodt, M., 2010, In : V-focus. 7, 5, p. 56-57

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Zoelen belangrijk voor welzijn varkens

Bracke, M. B. M., 2010, In : BioKennis nieuws. 2010, 08-09-2010

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
2009
11 Citations (Scopus)

COWEL: a decision support system to assess welfare of husbandry systems for dairy cattle

Ursinus, W. W., Schepers, F., de Mol, R. M., Bracke, M. B. M., Metz, J. H. M. & Groot Koerkamp, P. W. G., 2009, In : Animal Welfare. 18, 4, p. 545-552

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Dairies
decision support systems
Decision support systems
dairy cattle
tie stalls

Helft varkensbedrijven kampt met staartbijten

Zonderland, J. J., de Lauwere, C. C. & Bracke, M. B. M., 2009, In : V-focus. 2009, 12, p. 42-43

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Rope test may indicate efficacy of tail-biting treatments in growing pigs

Bracke, M. B. M., 2009, In : Animal Welfare. 18, 3, p. 263-266

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Tars
ropes
Tail
Oils
tail

Speelgoed tegen bijtende varkens

Bracke, M. B. M., 2009, In : Telegraaf. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

Open Access

Stinkende smeersels helpen tegen staartbijten

Bracke, M. B. M., 2009, In : Resource: weekblad voor Wageningen UR.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

Open Access
34 Citations (Scopus)

Tail posture predicts tail damage among weaned piglets

Zonderland, J. J., van Riel, J. W., Bracke, M. B. M., Kemp, B., den Hartog, L. A. & Spoolder, H. A. M., 2009, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 121, 3-4, p. 165-170

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

posture
Posture
Tail
piglets
tail
2008

Cowel-model geeft bedrijven een welzijnsscore

Groot Koerkamp, P. W. G., Ursinus, W. W., Schepers, F., de Mol, R. M., Bracke, M. B. M., Metz, J. H. M., Bos, A. P., Houwers, H. W. J. & van Dixhoorn, I. D. E., 2008, In : V-focus. 2008, 5, p. 34-35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

EFSA brengt risico's op staartbijten in kaart

Bracke, M. B. M., 2008, In : V-focus. 5, 2, p. 38-41

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

Expert opinion as 'validiation' of risk assessment applied to calf welfare

Bracke, M. B. M., Edwards, S. A., Engel, B., Buist, W. G. & Algers, B., 2008, In : Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica. 50, 29.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Animal Welfare
expert opinion
Expert Testimony
animal welfare
risk assessment
20 Citations (Scopus)

Novel object test can detect marginal differences in environmental enrichment in pigs

Bracke, M. B. M. & Spoolder, H. A. M., 2008, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 109, 1, p. 39-48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
environmental enrichment
Swine
swine
sawdust
testing