Many of these peer-reviewed publications are based on bespoke and confidential reports produced for clients such as Humane Being, Animals Now, the Representing Animals Foundation, and others. Copy has also been produced for Faunalytics and research has featured at conferences such as Fauna Connections and the European Association for Critical Animal Studies Conference.

Ex-commercial chicken care

  • Mace, J.L. (forthcoming). Suprelorin® hormonal implants in hens: Insights from veterinarians, owners, and hen rehoming charities.
  • Mace, J.L. & Knight A. (2024). From the backyard to our beds: The spectrum of care, attitudes, relationship types, and welfare in non-commercial chicken care. Animals. 14(2), 288. Freely available here.

Farmed animal welfare

  • Mace, J.L. & Knight A. (2023). Influenza risks arising from mixed intensive pig and poultry farms, with a spotlight on the United Kingdom. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 10(Dec), [online]. Freely available here. Based on report here.
  • Mace, J.L. & Knight A. (2022). The impacts of colony cages on the welfare of chickens farmed for meat. Animals. 12(21), 2988. Freely available here.


  • Mace, J.L. (forthcoming). An application of the 4Ns to pronatalism: Implications for animal welfare. Journal of Animal Ethics. (forthcoming).
  • Bandoli, F., Mace, J.L., & Knight, A. (2023). The integrated effect of environmental conditions and human presence on the behaviour of a pair of zoo-housed Asian small-clawed otters. Animals. 13(13), 2228. Freely available here.
  • Knight, A., Mace, J.L., O’Brien, C., & Carter, A. (2022). Development of a screencast-based flipped classroom, to enrich learning and reduce faculty time requirements, in an animal welfare masters degree. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. e20210117. Freely available here.
  • Mace, J.L. & McCulloch, S.P. (2022). Yoga teachers on consuming animals: Dietary journeys, barriers to veganism, and negotiating ahimsa. Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology. 27(1-2), 57-85. Available here.
  • Mace, J.L. & McCulloch, S.P. (2020). Yoga, ahimsa and consuming animals: UK yoga teachers’ beliefs about farmed animals and attitudes to plant-based diets. Animals. 10(3), 480. Freely available here.