Understanding factors which influence the welfare of working equids in arid and tropical climates

Status
Status: 
Ongoing
Collaborators
Researchers
Details
Location: 
University of Plymouth
Country: 
Spain
Portugal
Mexico

Continuation of previous Protection from the Elements project, to extend work to cover arid and tropical climates.

Core methodology: 
Data collection for baseline study of shelter seeking behaviour in Portugal and Spain, plus working equid owner questionnaire. Collect data on current working equid management practices and protection from the elements (PFE) in Mescal growing regions in Mexico with comparison to communities in Vera Cruz.