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Advances in Poultry Welfare

Advances in Poultry Welfare
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 November 2017
  • ISBN : 0081009305
  • Pages : 408 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Advances in Poultry Welfare provides a targeted overview of contemporary developments in poultry welfare. The reviews in the volume address topical issues related to poultry welfare research and assessment, with a focus on identifying practical strategies for improvement as well as information gaps that remain to be filled. Part One provides an introduction to poultry production systems and gives a broad overview of current poultry welfare issues. Part Two moves on to review several aspects of poultry management, focusing on hatchery practices, early rearing, and slaughter. Part Three deals with welfare assessment on the farm, while Part Four explores continuing challenges, such as feather pecking and skeletal problems. This is followed in Part Five by a discussion of emerging issues, with chapters covering alternative parasite control methods, backyard poultry production, mass depopulation, and genetic approaches to reducing the impact of environmental stressors on welfare. This book is an essential part of the wider ranging series Advances in Farm Animal Welfare, with coverage of cattle, sheep, pigs, and poultry. With its expert editor and international team of contributors, Advances in Poultry Welfare is a key reference tool for welfare research scientists and students, veterinarians involved in welfare assessment, and indeed anyone with a professional interest in the welfare of poultry. Provides in-depth reviews of emerging topics, research and applications in poultry welfare Integral part of a wider series, Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare, which will provide comprehensive coverage of animal welfare of the world’s major farmed animals Covers a range of topical issues within the field, from beak-trimming and skeletal problems, to early rearing and the design and management of poultry production systems Edited by a distinguished leader in the field


Advances in Poultry Welfare

Advances in Poultry Welfare
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 November 2017
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Poultry Welfare

Advances in Poultry Welfare provides a targeted overview of contemporary developments in poultry welfare. The reviews in the volume address topical issues related to poultry welfare research and assessment, with a focus on identifying practical strategies for improvement as well as information gaps that remain to be filled. Part One provides an introduction to poultry production systems and gives a broad overview of current poultry welfare issues. Part Two moves on to review several aspects of poultry management, focusing on


Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare

Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare
  • Author : Joy Mench
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 11 December 2017
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Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare fully explores developments in the key areas of agricultural animal welfare assessment and improvement. Analyzing current topical issues, as well as reviewing the historical welfare issues, the volume is a comprehensive review of the field. Divided into five sections, the book opens in Part One by reviewing advances in animal welfare science, examining cognitive psychology, genetics and genomics. Part Two then looks at transdisciplinary research in animal welfare, with coverage of bioethics, welfare and sustainability


Advances in Sheep Welfare

Advances in Sheep Welfare
  • Author : Drewe Ferguson,Caroline Lee,Andrew Fisher
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 August 2017
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Advances in Sheep Welfare examines the recent advances made in sheep welfare assessment, handling and management, providing state-of-the-art coverage of the welfare needs of one of the world’s most widely farmed animals. The book begins with an introduction to sheep welfare in Part One, with chapters covering biology and natural behavior, sheep production systems, and consumer and societal expectations for sheep products. Part Two goes on to highlight new advances in sheep welfare assessment, before Part Three outlines a


Advances in Pig Welfare

Advances in Pig Welfare
  • Author : Marek Špinka
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 November 2017
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Advances in Pig Welfare analyzes current topical issues in the key areas of pig welfare assessment and improvement. With coverage of both recent developments and reviews of historical welfare issues, the volume provides a comprehensive survey of the field. The book is divided into two sections. Part One opens with an overview of main welfare challenges in commercial pig production systems and then reviews pig welfare hot spots from birth to slaughter. Part Two highlights emerging topics in pig welfare,


Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1984

Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1984
  • Author : M.W. Fox,Linda D. Mickley
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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This book, the first in an annual series, written by academicians scientists, philosophers and others-is not intended exclusively for an imal welfarists and conservationists. Since it is written* by scholars, it will appeal to a wide range of academic and professional readers who are involved with animals for scientific, economic, altruistic, and other reasons. While this first volume cannot cover the entire spectrum of animal welfare science-related topics, it does, in its diversity of con tributions, demonstrate the multi-faceted and



Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1985

Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1985
  • Author : M.W. Fox,Linda D. Mickley
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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This second volume of papers dealing with scientific and ethical aspects of animal welfare covers a variety of topics and areas of inves tigation. It will be of particular interest to those readers seeking more insight into such subjects as farm animal welfare and humane husbandry systems; animal experimentation, especially in the field of psychology; and pain in animals, notably its recognition and alleviation. Several of our selections deal with very specific subjects that are germane to animal welfare: the


Understanding the Behaviour and Improving the Welfare of Chickens

Understanding the Behaviour and Improving the Welfare of Chickens
  • Author : Christine Nicol
  • Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Agricultural Sc
  • Release : 28 July 2020
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding the Behaviour and Improving the Welfare of Chickens

Part 1 of this volume reviews advances in research on key aspects of poultry behaviour and welfare monitoring. Part 2 discusses particular welfare issues affecting broilers and layers such as housing and environmental enrichment as well as problems such as injurious pecking and bone health.


Advances in Poultry Genetics and Genomics

Advances in Poultry Genetics and Genomics
  • Author : Sammy E. Aggrey,Huaijun Zhou,Michèle Tixier-Boichard,Douglas D. Rhoads
  • Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Agricultural Sc
  • Release : 24 March 2020
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This collection begins by reviewing current challenges facing poultry breeding. It goes on to review recent research on the genetics of key production and functional traits. The book then summarises key advances in genomic selection techniques and concludes by surveying emerging trends such as the use of epigenetics and genome editing in poultry breeding.


Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1986/87

Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1986/87
  • Author : M.W. Fox,Linda D. Mickley
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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This third volume of articles dealing with advances in animal welfare science and philosophy covers a wide variety of topics. Major areas of discussion include the ethics and use of animals in biomedical research, farm animal behavior and welfare, and wildlife conservation. Three articles dealing with aspects of equine behavior and welfare cover new ground for this companion species. An in-depth study of the destruction of Latin America's tropical rain forests links the need for conservation and wildlife protection with


The Slaughter of Farmed Animals

The Slaughter of Farmed Animals
  • Author : Temple Grandin,Michael Cockram
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 03 June 2020
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This book provides both evidence-based scientific studies and practical guidance to enhance the welfare of cattle, pigs, sheep and poultry at slaughter. Temple Grandin and Michael Cockram have brought together a range of international experts to prepare chapters on philosophical and ethical views on the slaughter of farmed animals. These include welfare issues and their assessment, the condition of animals on arrival and their management during lairage, animal handling, methods of humane slaughter and assessment of unconsciousness. The book boldly



Positive Aspects of Animal Welfare

Positive Aspects of Animal Welfare
  • Author : Silvana Mattiello
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 15 April 2020
GET THIS BOOKPositive Aspects of Animal Welfare

Comfort during resting, half-closed eyes when feeding on highly palatable feed, or vigorous tail wagging when being brushed are some of the positive indicators that can be used to evaluate the quality of the environment in which domestic animals live. This has been a radical shift from the past as, until now, the welfare assessment on farms has meant assessing negative indicators, namely the number of lame animals, presence of lesions, or frequency of agonistic behaviours. However, the latest research


Improving farm animal welfare

Improving farm animal welfare
  • Author : Harry Blokhuis,Mara Miele,Isabelle Veissier,Bryan Jones
  • Publisher : Wageningen Academic Publishers
  • Release : 07 May 2013
GET THIS BOOKImproving farm animal welfare

How do you define the quality of life of a farmed animal? This timely book addresses the complex and often controversial issues surrounding the assessment and improvement of farm animal welfare. Based on a large, multi-disciplinary EU funded research project called Welfare Quality, it discusses the relevance of science based welfare assessments and the importance of establishing a fruitful dialogue between science and society. An outline is given of the development of a workable welfare assessment system for cattle, pigs


Alternative Systems for Poultry

Alternative Systems for Poultry
  • Author : Victoria Sandilands,Paul M. Hocking
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 02 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKAlternative Systems for Poultry

Recent interest in how poultry are housed and managed in order to ensure profitability, sustainability, and good levels of animal welfare, are challenging issues that commercial poultry keepers face, particularly where legislation is bringing about legal requirements for housing. This book compares and contrasts alternative housing with conventional and traditional systems for commercial poultry (laying hens, meat chickens, turkeys, waterfowl and gamebirds) with regards to welfare, disease, health, nutrition, sustainability and genotype-environment interaction.