Francoise Wemelsfelder

Prof

  • Easter Bush, Roslin Institute Building

    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

1995 …2022

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Research Output

2019

Development of a fixed list of terms for the Qualitative Behavioural Assessment of shelter dogs

Arena, L., Wemelsfelder, F., Messori, S., Ferri, N. & Barnard, S., 4 Oct 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 10, e0212652.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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High-starch diets alter equine faecal microbiota and increase behavioural reactivity

Bulmer, L. S., Murray, J. A., Burns, N. M., Garber, A., Wemelsfelder, F., McEwan, N. R. & Hastie, P. M., 9 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 18621.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Science and Sentience: Assessing the quality of animal lives

Wemelsfelder, F., 2019, p. 196. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Using Qualitative Behaviour Assessment to investigate human-animal relationships in zoo-housed giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)

Patel, F., Wemelsfelder, F. & Ward, S., 21 Jun 2019, In : Animals. 9, 6, 381.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
2018

A method to develop an effective animal welfare protocol: laboratory mice

Campos Luna, I., Wemelsfelder, F., Miller, A., Beard, A. & Leach, M. C., 2018, p. 44. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Dairy cows under experimentally-induced Escherichia coli mastitis show negative emotional states assessed through Qualitative Behaviour Assessment

de Boyers des Roches, A., Lussert, A., Faure, M., Herry, V., Rainard, P., Durand, D., Wemelsfelder, F. & Foucras, G., 20 Jun 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 206, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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5 Citations (Scopus)
30 Downloads (Pure)

Using qualitative behaviour assessment (QBA) to explore the emotional state of horses and its association with human-animal relationship

Minero, M., Dalla Costa, E., Dai, F., Canali, E., Barbieri, S., Zanella, A., Pascuzzo, R. & Wemelsfelder, F., 16 Apr 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 204, p. 53 - 59 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
53 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Application of Free Choice Profiling to assess the emotional state of dogs housed in shelter environments

Arena, L., Wemelsfelder, F., Messori, S., Ferri, N. & Barnard, S., 24 Jun 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 195, p. 72 - 79 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Citations (Scopus)
27 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of animal-based indicators for use in a welfare assessment protocol for sheep

Richmond, SE., Wemelsfelder, F., de Heredia, IB., Ruiz, R., Canali, E. & Dwyer, CM., 11 Dec 2017, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4, 210

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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10 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Qualitative Behaviour Assessment of horses exposed to short-term emotional treatments

Hintze, S., Murphy, E., Bachmann, I., Wemelsfelder, F. & Wurbel, H., 28 Jun 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 196, p. 44 - 51 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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5 Citations (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)

The assessment of landscape expressivity: a free choice profiling approach

Harding, SP., Burch, SE. & Wemelsfelder, F., 23 Jan 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 1, e0169507.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Emotions after victory or defeat assessed through Qualitative Behavioural Assessment, skin lesions and blood parameters in pigs

Camerlink, I., Peijnenburg, M., Wemelsfelder, F. & Turner, SP., 28 Jul 2016, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 183, p. 28 - 34 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

On-farm Qualitative Behaviour Assessment of dairy goats in different housing conditions

Grosso, L., Battini, M., Wemelsfelder, F., Barbieri, S., Minero, M., Dalla Costa, E. & Mattiello, S., 29 Apr 2016, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 180, p. 51 - 57 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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18 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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9 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

Use of Qualitative Behaviour Assessment as an indicator of welfare in donkeys

Minero, M., Dalla Costa, E., Dai, F., Murray, LAM., Canali, E. & Wemelsfelder, F., Jan 2016, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 174, p. 147 - 153 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)
2015

On-farm qualitative behaviour assessment in sheep: repeated measurements across time, and association with physical indicators of flock health and welfare

Phythian, CJ., Michalopoulou, E., Cripps, PJ., Duncan, JS. & Wemelsfelder, F., 28 Nov 2015, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 175, p. 23 - 31 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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21 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

The sensitivity of QBA assessments of sheep behavioural expression to variations in visual or verbal information provided to observers

Fleming, PA., Wickham, SL., Stockman, CA., Verbeek, E., Matthews, L. & Wemelsfelder, F., May 2015, In : Animal. 9, 5, p. 878 - 887 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Validating the use of qualitative behavioural assessment as a measure of the welfare of sheep during transport

Wickham, SL., Collins, T., Barnes, AL., Miller, DW., Beatty, DT., Stockman, CA., Blache, D., Wemelsfelder, F. & Fleming, PA., 2015, In : Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science. 18, 3, p. 269 - 286 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Applying ethological and health indicators to practical animal welfare assessment

Wemelsfelder, F. & Mullan, S., 2014, In : OIE Scientific and Technical Review. 33, 1, p. 111 - 120 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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25 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Qualitative behavioural assessment of the motivation for feed in sheep in response to altered body condition score

Stockman, CA., Collins, T., Barnes, AL., Miller, D., Wickham, SL., Verbeek, E., Matthews, L., Ferguson, D., Wemelsfelder, F. & Fleming, PA., 2014, In : Animal Production Science. 54, p. 922 - 929 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Socialising piglets in lactation positively affects their post-weaning behaviour

Morgan, T., Pluske, J., Miller, D., Collins, T., Barnes, AL., Wemelsfelder, F. & Fleming, PA., 13 Jun 2014, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 158, p. 23 - 33 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Application of Qualitative Behavioural Assessment to horses during an endurance ride

Fleming, PA., Paisley, CL., Barnes, AL. & Wemelsfelder, F., 15 Feb 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 144, p. 80 - 88 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Inter-observer reliability of Qualitative Behavioural Assessments of sheep

Phythian, C., Michalopoulou, E., Duncan, J. & Wemelsfelder, F., 15 Feb 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 144, p. 73 - 79 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Potential risk factors associated with contact dermatitis, lameness, negative emotional state, and fear of humans in broiler chicken flocks

Bassler, AW., Arnould, C., Butterworth, A., Colin, L., De Jong, IC., Ferrante, V., Ferrari, P., Haslam, S., Wemelsfelder, F. & Blokhuis, HJ., Nov 2013, In : Poultry Science. 92, p. 2811 - 2826 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

The correlation of Qualitative Behavior Assessments with Welfare Quality® protocol outcomes in on-farm welfare assessment of dairy cattle

Andreasen, SN., Wemelsfelder, F., Sandoe, P. & Forkman, B., 15 Jan 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 143, 1, p. 9 - 17 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)
2012

A science of friendly pigs: carving a conceptual space for addressing animals as sentient beings

Wemelsfelder, F., Birke, LIA. (ed.) & Hockenhull, J. (ed.), 2012, Crossing boundaries: Investigating human-animal relationships. Birke, LIA. & Hockenhull, J. (eds.). The Hague, Netherlands: Brill Publishers, p. 223 - 251 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

9 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing pig body language: agreement and consistency between pig farmers, veterinarians, and animal activists

Wemelsfelder, F., Hunter, AE., Paul, ES. & Lawrence, AB., Oct 2012, In : Journal of Animal Science. 90, 10, p. 3652 - 3665 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural and physiological measures following treadmill exercise as potential indicators to evaluate fatigue in sheep

Cockram, MS., Murphy, E., Ringrose, S., Wemelsfelder, F., Miedema, HM. & Sandercock, DA., Sep 2012, In : Animal. 6, 9, p. 1491 - 1502 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Qualitative behavioral assessment of transport-naive and transport-habituated sheep

Wickham, SL., Collins, T., Barnes, AL., Miller, DW., Beatty, DT., Stockman, C., Blache, D. & Wemelsfelder, F., 2012, In : Journal of Animal Science. 90, p. 4523 - 4535 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Citations (Scopus)

Qualitative Behavioural Assessment of Angus steers during pre-slaughter handling and relationship with temperament and physiological responses

Stockman, CA., McGilchrist, P., Collins, T., Barnes, AL., Miller, D., Wickham, SL., Greenwood, PL., Cafe, LM., Blache, D., Wemelsfelder, F. & Fleming, PA., 2012, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 142, p. 125 - 133 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Qualitative Behavioural Assessment of emotionality in pigs

Rutherford, KMD., Donald, RD., Lawrence, AB. & Wemelsfelder, F., 12 May 2012, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 139, 3-4, p. 218 - 224 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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70 Citations (Scopus)

Qualitative behaviour assessment of dairy buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis)

Napolitano, F., De Rosa, G., Grasso, F. & Wemelsfelder, F., 2012, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 141, p. 91 - 100 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Environmental challenge and animal agency

Spinka, M., Wemelsfelder, F., Appleby, MC. (ed.), Mench, JA. (ed.), Olsson, A. (ed.) & Hughes, BO. (ed.), 2011, Animal Welfare. Appleby, MC., Mench, JA., Olsson, A. & Hughes, BO. (eds.). Wallingford, UK: CABI Publishing, p. 27 - 43 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Qualitative behavioural assessment and quantitative physiological measurement of cattle naive and habituated to road transport

Stockman, CA., Collins, T., Barnes, AL., Miller, D., Wickham, SL., Beatty, DT., Blache, D. & Wemelsfelder, F., 7 Mar 2011, In : Animal Production Science. 51, 3, p. 240 - 249 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Citations (Scopus)
2010

The assessment of emotional expression in dogs using a Free Choice Profiling methodology

Walker, J., Dale, A., Waran, N., Clarke, N., Farnworth, M. & Wemelsfelder, F., 2010, In : Animal Welfare. 19, p. 75 - 84 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Qualitative Behaviour Assessment

Wemelsfelder, F., Knierim, U., Schulze Westerath, H., Lentfer, T., Staack, M. & Sandilands, V., Sep 2009, Assessment of Animal Welfare Measures for Layers and Broilers. Forkman, B. & Keeling, L. (eds.). Cardiff University: Welfare Quality Reports, Vol. 9. p. 113-119

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Quantitative and qualitative assessment of the response of foals to the presence of an unfamiliar human

Minero, M., Tosi, MV., Canali, E. & Wemelsfelder, F., 2009, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 116, p. 74 - 81 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of perceived environmental background on qualitative assessments of pig behaviour

Wemelsfelder, F., Nevison, I. & Lawrence, AB., 2009, In : Animal Behaviour. 78, 2, p. 477 - 484 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)

Welfare assessment: correlations and integration between a Qualitative Behavioural Assessment and a clinical/health protocol applied in veal calves farms

Brscic, M., Wemelsfelder, F., Tessitore, E., Gottardo, F., Cozzi, G. & Van Reenen, CG., 2009, In : Italian Journal of Animal Science. 8, p. 1 - 306 306 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
2008

The qualitative assessment of responsiveness to environmental challenge in horses and ponies

Napolitano, F., De Rosa, G., Braghieri, A., Grasso, F., Bordi, A. & Wemelsfelder, F., 2008, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 109, p. 342 - 354 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Apathy

Wemelsfelder, F., Velarde, A. (ed.) & Geers, R. (ed.), 2007, On Farm Monitoring of Pig Welfare. Velarde, A. & Geers, R. (eds.). Wageningen, Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 47 - 52 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

How animals communicate quality of life: the qualitative assessment of animal behaviour

Wemelsfelder, F., 2007, In : Animal Welfare. 16, p. 25 - 31 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

127 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Qualitative assessment of social behaviour of dairy cows housed in loose housing systems

Rousing, T. & Wemelsfelder, F., 2006, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 101, p. 40 - 53 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Animal boredom: understanding the tedium of confined lives

Wemelsfelder, F. & McMillan, F. (ed.), 2005, Mental health and well-being in animals. McMillan, F. (ed.). Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing Ltd, p. 79 - 91 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2004

Qualitative categories for the interpretation of sheep welfare: a review

Wemelsfelder, F. & Farish, M., 2004, In : Animal Welfare. 13, p. 261 - 268 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

The role of humans in the management of organic herds

Vaarst, M., Wemelsfelder, F., Seabrook, M., Boivin, X., Idel, A., Vaarst, M. (ed.), Roderick, S. (ed.), Lund, V. (ed.) & Lockeretz, W. (ed.), 2004, Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture. Vaarst, M., Roderick, S., Lund, V. & Lockeretz, W. (eds.). Wallingford, UK: CABI Publishing, p. 205 - 225 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2003

Applications for methods of on-farm assessment

Main, DCJ., Kent, JP., Wemelsfelder, F., Ofner, E. & Tuyttens, FAM., 2003, In : Animal Welfare. 12, p. 523 - 528 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating parameters to assess on-farm welfare

Spoolder, H., De Rosa, G., Hornig, B., Waiblinger, S. & Wemelsfelder, F., 2003, In : Animal Welfare. 12, p. 529 - 534 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

On-farm assessment of the effect of management and housing type on behaviour and welfare in dairy cattle

Haskell, MJ., Rennie, LJ., Bowell, VA., Wemelsfelder, F. & Lawrence, AB., 2003, In : Animal Welfare. 12, p. 553 - 556 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Assessing the 'whole animal': a free-choice - profiling approach

Wemelsfelder, F., Hunter, EA., Mendl, MT. & Lawrence, AB., Aug 2001, In : Animal Behaviour. 62, 2, p. 209 - 220 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

210 Citations (Scopus)