Dr. Lindsay Whistance

Dr. Lindsay Whistance


Dr. Lindsay Whistance is a Senior Livestock Researcher at the Organic Research Centre, and has worked on animal behaviour, health and welfare research since 2003. Her interests include human-animal relationships and the role that diverse, species-rich environments play in offering high welfare conditions as well as food and medicine for domestic animals. Current focus includes considering the ecological value of livestock/grazing animals and how these benefits can be acknowledged in our food systems.

Future Proofing Dairy Farms Through Landscape Design

Speaker's Corner

How are dairy farms currently coping with extreme weather events? From heat stress in livestock, to drought and flooding, what can we do to improve farm resilience in a future where extremes become the new normal? This session demonstrates how designing farmed landscapes can help deliver for livestock, their health and welfare, the wider environment […]