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Advances in Sheep Welfare

Advances in Sheep Welfare
  • Author : Drewe Ferguson
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 August 2017
  • ISBN : 0081007272
  • Pages : 318 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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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 wide range of solutions to sheep welfare challenges. The final section looks ahead to the future, considering what sheep welfare will look like in 2030 and beyond. 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 editors and international team of contributors, Advances in Sheep 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 sheep. Brings together top researchers in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of recent advances in the understanding of sheep welfare and management Presents part of a wider series, Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare, which provides comprehensive coverage of animal welfare of the world’s major farmed animals Highlights current advances and looks ahead to how sheep welfare management will develop in the next ten to fifteen years


Advances in Sheep Welfare

Advances in Sheep Welfare
  • Author : Drewe Ferguson,Caroline Lee,Andrew Fisher
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 August 2017
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Sheep Welfare

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


The Welfare of Sheep

The Welfare of Sheep
  • Author : Cathy Dwyer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 15 July 2008
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Animal welfare is attracting increasing interest worldwide, but particularly from those in developed countries, who now have the knowledge and resources to be able to improve the welfare of farm animals. The increased attention given to farm animal welfare in the West derives largely from the fact that the relentless pursuit of ?nancial reward and ef?ciency has led to the development of intensive animal production systems that disturb the conscience of many consumers. In developing countries, human survival is


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 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 and Perspectives in Farm Animal Learning and Cognition

Advances and Perspectives in Farm Animal Learning and Cognition
  • Author : Christian Nawroth,Jan Langbein
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 18 October 2019
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Research on animal learning and cognition has so far mainly focused on a few prominent model species, including primates, corvids and dogs. For years, comparative psychologists and ethologists have been suggesting that more animal species should be considered in comparative cognitive science. The abundance and accessibility of livestock offer an opportunity, not merely to extend the comparative approach, but also to deepen our knowledge of the mental lives of farm animals. Such approaches also help to assess the needs of


Advances in Poultry Welfare

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



Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare

Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare
  • Author : Joy Mench
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 11 December 2017
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Agricultural Animal Welfare

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


Sheep And Goat Handbook

Sheep And Goat Handbook
  • Author : Frank H. Baker,Mason E. Miller
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 14 August 2019
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The Sheep and Goat Handbook includes presentations made at the International Stockmen's School, January 8-13, 1984.The faculty members of the School who authored this fourth volume of the Handbook, along with books on beef cattle, dairy cattle, and horses, are scholars, stockmen, and agribusiness leaders with national and international reputations. The papers are a mixture of technology and practice that present new concepts from the latest research results of experiments in all parts of the world. Relevant information and concepts


Advances in Cattle Welfare

Advances in Cattle Welfare
  • Author : Cassandra Tucker
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 November 2017
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Advances in Cattle Welfare provides a targeted overview of contemporary issues in dairy and beef cattle welfare. The volume addresses welfare-related topics in both research and on-farm applications. Opening with an introduction to cattle production systems, the book covers the three major areas of cattle welfare; on-farm welfare assessment, behavioral priorities of cattle and novel perspectives on specific aspects of management. Chapters examine the key issues within each area, including such topics as the goals and measures included in welfare


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


The Sustainability of Agro-Food and Natural Resource Systems in the Mediterranean Basin

The Sustainability of Agro-Food and Natural Resource Systems in the Mediterranean Basin
  • Author : Antonella Vastola
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 24 April 2015
GET THIS BOOKThe Sustainability of Agro-Food and Natural Resource Systems in the Mediterranean Basin

This book is focused on the challenges to implement sustainability in diverse contexts such as agribusiness, natural resource systems and new technologies. The experiences made by the researchers of the School of Agricultural, Forestry, Food and Environmental Science (SAFE) of the University of Basilicata offer a wide and multidisciplinary approach to the identification and testing of different solutions tailored to the economic, social and environmental characteristics of the region and the surrounding areas. Basilicata’s productive system is mainly based


Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1985

Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1985
  • Author : M.W. Fox,Linda D. Mickley
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 April 1986
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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


The Slaughter of Farmed Animals

The Slaughter of Farmed Animals
  • Author : Temple Grandin,Michael Cockram
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 03 June 2020
GET THIS BOOKThe Slaughter of Farmed Animals

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


The Welfare of Animals

The Welfare of Animals
  • Author : Clive Phillips
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 07 November 2008
GET THIS BOOKThe Welfare of Animals

The Welfare of Animals is an exciting book that will stimulate and provoke its readers. It describes many problems faced by animals – those we use for food, for pleasure or in research, and those simply but harshly affected by shrinking habitats in the face of the ever-growing human population. And yet it is not a depressing read. It focuses not only on the difficulties that animals face, but on their capacity for free-choice, for joy and excitement, and on the