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Cover for Promoting elephant-friendly tourism.

The village of Sauraha in Nepal is a principal entry point to Chitwan National Park and has been influenced by multiple events over the past few years, affecting the local tourism dynamics and specific tourism products like elephant-back safaris. The global debate on animal welfare visibly...

Author(s)
Strien, M. van; Schmidt-Burbach, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The basics of bruising in cattle - what, when and how.

This chapter briefly discussed the basics of bruising in cattle highlighting issues on animal welfare and its economic impact to the cattle industry.

Author(s)
Edwards-Callaway, L. N.; Kline, H. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poultry breeding for sustainability and welfare.

Animal breeding for welfare and sustainability requires improving and optimizing environmental impact, productivity, robustness and welfare. Breeding is a long-term exercise at the start of the food chain with permanent cumulative outcomes, disseminated widely. This chapter explains, with a focus...

Author(s)
Neeteson, A. M.; Avendaño, S.; Koerhuis, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farm animal welfare: the future.

Science can help us understand what animals want and economics can provide the understanding of human motivation needed to deliver such wants. In our view, what needs further development in future is for economics and information/communication science and technology to channel awareness into...

Author(s)
Stott, A.; Ahmadi, B. V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transport of market pigs: improvements in welfare and economics.

Transportation losses are concerns as they relate to swine welfare and economics. Different vehicle styles are used globally, and vehicle choices are based on the number of animals to be transported, regional weather conditions, facilities, laws and professional judgement. Transportation for the...

Author(s)
Garcia, A.; Johnson, A. K.; Ritter, M. J.; Calvo-Lorenzo, M. S.; McGlone, J. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economics.

This chapter discusses the relevance of economics to the study of animal welfare. It considers the relationship between ethics and economics and emphasizes that economics is primarily about the attainment of human well-being. It considers both conventional and alternative economic thinking and the...

Author(s)
Bennett, R. M.; Thompson, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Breeding for sustainability: maintaining and enhancing multi-trait genetic improvement.

In this chapter, the theory and evidence from experimental and commercial populations which give some guide on the maintenance of genetic variation in poultry is discussed. Highlights focus on how accuracy in selection and rates of improvement in all traits can be increased best to utilize this...

Author(s)
Hill, W. G.; Wolc, A.; O'Sullivan, N. P.; Avendaño, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Animal welfare.

This third edition of "Animal Welfare" has 407 pages and is divided into five parts. Part I, Issues, introduces the background and philosophy of the subject. Part II covers problems for animal welfare, starting in chapter 3 with the animal's interactions with its environment. The following four...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Olsson, I. A. S.; Galindo, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book
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Cover for Why is agricultural animal welfare important? The social and ethical context.

Your concept of what animal welfare is will influence your views on what is really good, sound science. Science should not be used solely to increase productivity. Throughout the world, the ethics of animal treatment is switching from personal ethics to the ethics of society. The great increase in...

Author(s)
Rollin, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effect of economic factors on the welfare of livestock and poultry.

Economic factors can serve as either incentives to improve animal welfare or disincentives that may worsen animal welfare. High standards set by large meat buyers can be powerful motivators to improve animal treatment. An objective scoring system that was developed for slaughter plants has been...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book chapter

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