- Lecturer in Farm Animal Welfare Science and Policy
- Lecturer for the Catalyst project
Jessica’s research and policy development focusses on collaborating with researchers, farmers and industry to reduce negative welfare and promote positive welfare frameworks which facilitate ‘good life’ opportunities for the major livestock species.
Stokes JE, Leach KA, Main DCJ, and Whay HR (2012). An investigation into the use of infrared thermography (IRT) as a rapid diagnostic tool for foot lesions in dairy cattle. The Veterinary Journal, 193, 674-678. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2012.06.052
Stokes JE, Leach KA, Main DCJ, and Whay HR (2012). The reliability of detecting digital dermatitis in the milking parlour. The Veterinary Journal, 193, 679-684. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2012.06.053
Main DCJ, Stokes JE, Reader JD, Whay HR (2012). Detecting hoof lesions in dairy cattle using a hand-held thermometer. Veterinary Record, 171. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/vr.100533
Main DCJ, Stokes JE, and Mullan S (2018). Reaping the rewards from UK leadership in farm animal welfare: time for a national strategy http://www.bristol.ac.uk/policybristol/policy-briefings/farm_animal_welfare/
Stokes JE, Main DCJ, Mullan M, Haskell MJ, Wemelsfelder F and Dwyer CM. Collaborative Development of positive welfare indicators with dairy cattle and sheep farmers. University Federation for Animal Welfare Conference, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, June 2017.
Stokes JE, Main DCJ, Mullan S, Haskell M, Wemelsfelder F and Dwyer CM. Collaborative development of positive welfare indicators in dairy cattle and sheep. ECAWBM/AWSELVA/ESVCE/PSI Animal Congress, Cascais, Portugal, October 2016.
Stokes JE Towards a good life for farm animals. Using the good life resource tiers framework to assess a good life in laying hens. Soil Association Annual Conference, Swindon, UK, October 2014.
Stokes JE, Still K, Edgar J, Cooper M, Wrathall J and Main DCJ. Assessing laying hen welfare outcomes in the context of the ‘good life’ resource tiers framework. Welfare Assessment at Farm Level Conference, Clermont-Ferrand, France, September 2014.
Stokes JE, Bond A, Fraser A, Mullan S and Main DCJ. AssureWel: embedding mobility scoring into farm assurance schemes. Cattle Lameness Conference, University of Nottingham, UK, April 2012.
Stokes JE, Leach KA, Main DCJ and Whay HR. Farmers’ Management Strategies for Digital Dermatitis Control in England and Wales. Cattle Lameness Conference, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonnington, UK, April 2011.
Stokes JE, Leach KA, Main DCJ and Whay HR. Farmers’ Management Strategies for Digital Dermatitis Control in England and Wales. 16th Symposium and 8th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants, Rotorua, New Zealand, February 2011.
Stokes JE, Leach KA, Main DCJ and Whay HR. Can lameness/mobility scoring be used to identify cows with digital dermatitis? Cattle Lameness Conference, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonnington, UK, March 2009.
Stokes JE, Barker Z, Bell N, Bell AK, Maggs C, Main DCJ and Whay HR. Lameness in Dairy Cattle: Relationships between Environments, Animal Based Welfare Measures and Locomotion. 15th Symposium and 7th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants, Kuopio, Finland, June 2008.