Department of Animal Science 

UC Davis - The University of California, Davis

Christoph Winckler

  Christoph Winckler, Ph.D
Visiting Scholar
Sponsor: Cassandra Tucker
Start Date: February 6, 2012 End Date: June 30, 2012
Department of Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, CA 95616 USA

Phone: 530-752-5104
URL: christoph.winckler@boku.ac.at


Dr.,Veterinary Physiology, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Germany, 1997
DVM, Veterinary Medicine, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Germany, 1992
Dipl.-Ing., Animal Science, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Germany, 1990


The Animal Husbandry Group focusses on farm animal welfare and health improvement with the aim to contribute to sustainable agricultural and food production systems.

Research topics are:

  • On-farm welfare assessment

  • Welfare indicators and welfare improvements in ruminants and pigs

  • Herd health management through herd health and welfare plans

  • Fate of veterinary drugs in the environment

Current Position

Professor for Livestock Ecology, Head of Animal Husbandry Group, Division of Livestock Sciences, Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems, University if Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna, Austria

Curriculum Vita