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Cover for The importance of pain as a differential diagnosis during a behaviour consultation.

Author(s)
Hewison, L.; Ellson, D.; Hamilton, A.; McPeake, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Noise sensitivities in dogs: an exploration of signs in dogs with and without musculoskeletal pain.

Author(s)
Fagundes, A. L. L.; Hewison, L.; McPeake, K. J.; Zulch, H.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Interaction of health and behaviour problems in dogs.

Author(s)
Dube, M. B.; Asher, L.; Würbel, H.; Melotti, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Consumer perceptions of poultry meat and eggs: bridging the gap between public perceptions and reality.

This chapter discusses the European market for poultry meat and eggs and presents a case study on the UK poultry industry which highlights: UK production and UK consumer perceptions of poultry meat and eggs. Topics on animal welfare, food safety, and bridging the gap between public perception and...

Author(s)
Parrott, P.; Walley, K.; Clarke, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Industry challenges surrounding sustainability.

In this chapter, two leaders representing the egg and meat sectors of the UK poultry industry present their views on how sustainability impacts on their businesses and also highlight their key challenges and priorities.

Author(s)
Ellis, S.; Kempsey, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Human nutrition and health - making products more desirable to consumers.

This chapter sets out one of the key challenges in terms of the health of the nation, namely obesity, and accepts that telling consumers to eat healthily does not appear to have any long-term impact on lifestyle habits. The industry has a tremendous opportunity to innovate both in terms of...

Author(s)
Scholey, D.; Pritchard, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of school food standards on children's eating habits in England.

School food has been provided to pupils in England for many decades. From the mid-1970s, however, both the number of meals provided and the quality of the food declined. Legislation was introduced in 2001 to ensure that school catering services provided healthy options, but surveys of consumption...

Author(s)
Nelson, M.; Nicholas, J.; Haroun, D.; Harper, C.; Wood, L.; Storey, C.; Pearce, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of legislation and assurance schemes on alternative systems for poultry welfare.

Whereas a wide range of policy instruments - legal, economic, education and publicity - are available to effect changes in production systems, legislation and market-led assurance schemes have been the main forces used to protect and enhance the welfare of farm animals. The Conventions of the...

Author(s)
Pritchard, D. G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Politics and economics.

Choice of production systems for poultry is complex given the different attitudes and needs of different stakeholders, including producers, retailers, consumers and governments, with welfare and environmental considerations playing an important role. Political and legal decisions both affect and...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Game bird breeding, brooding and rearing - health and welfare.

Large numbers of game birds, mainly pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) and red-legged partridges (Alectoris rufa), are released for sporting purposes in the UK. The released birds are derived from eggs produced by captive breeding flocks and incubated artificially. This chapter considers the systems...

Author(s)
Pennycott, T.; Deeming, C.; McMillan, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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