- Dr Jean-Loup Rault
Senior Research Fellow (Pigs and Poultry), Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, University of Melbourne
Breaking: Pigs like cuddles too
Pigs produce more oxytocin or 'love hormone' after positive interaction with a human, suggesting they feel emotions just like we do, a world-first study shows.
Putting the chicken before the eggs
The proposed rules for limits in the number of hens per metre allowed in free range egg farms work to make us feel better, rather than ensure animal welfare.