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University of Bern — Layer Hen Breeding Research

Organization Name 
Award Date 
11/2020
Grant Amount 
$410,000
Purpose 
To support research on breeding layer hens.
Topic (focus area) 

Grant investigators: Amanda Hungerford and Lewis Bollard This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigators. University of Bern staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $410,000 over six years to the University of Bern to support research led by Michael Toscano on breeding layer hens better adapted to cage-free environments. This falls within our focus area of farm animal welfare.