About the Authors

Rebecca K. Meagher

rkmeagher@gmail.com

Affiliation Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Rolnei R. Daros

Affiliation Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

João H. C. Costa

Affiliation Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Marina A. G. von Keyserlingk

Affiliation Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Maria J. Hötzel

Affiliation Departamento de Zootecnia e Desenvolvimento Rural, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Daniel M. Weary

Affiliation Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RKM RRD DMW MVK MJH JHCC. Performed the experiments: RKM RRD JHCC. Analyzed the data: RKM RRD JHCC DMW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DMW MVK. Wrote the paper: RKM RRD DMW MVK MJH JHCC.