Mary Baxter

    Mary Baxter

    Research Fellow

    Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 4951

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    Research Interests

    Dr Baxter’s research focuses on farm animal welfare and behaviour, with a particular interest in commercial broiler chicken welfare. Her research has explored ways of using environmental enrichment to improve broiler welfare and production, as well as investigating positive behaviours and play in chickens. Dr Baxter is part of a research group headed by Professor Niamh O’Connell. This group specializes in applied, on-farm research, with much of their work funded by the agri-food industry. 

    Frequent Journals

    • Applied Animal Behaviour Science

      ISSNs: 0168-1591


      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.1 SJR 0.857 SNIP 1.216


    • Animal

      ISSNs: 1751-7311

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1751-732X

      Cambridge University Press

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.04 SJR 0.791 SNIP 1.116


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