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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 Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salmonella</i> infections in ducks.

The epidemiology, prevalence, pathogenesis, transmission, clinical signs, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of salmonellosis in ducks are presented.

Author(s)
Shivaprasad, H. L.; Barrow, P. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939021)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Veterinary medicines.

Veterinary medicines in the UK are licensed for use in a particular species, and they may only be used in a different species if there is no licensed product for that species available. There are very few medicines licensed for goats and no medicines licensed for camelids, although all products...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938826)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Broiler chickens.

This chapter describes the intensive farming practices applied to broiler chickens in the USA and UK. Focus is given on the advantages (economic) and disadvantages (animal welfare and increased risk of disease spread) of the housing and feeding conditions in this farming system.

Author(s)
Harrison, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642840)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Farm animal medicine and surgery for small animal veterinarians.

This book is intended as a quick reference guide to those common large animal emergencies that are encountered by the practicing veterinarians. The author uses his vast knowledge and lifelong experiences in both the UK and abroad to summarize some of the most common, and indeed uncommon, medical...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938826)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Domestic poultry medicine and surgery.

This chapter discusses the husbandry of chickens, including a description of the healthy bird, its nutrition and nutritional deficiencies. Detailed information on the vaccines that are available for poultry in the UK is presented in a table, followed by brief comments on medication in general....

Author(s)
Duncanson, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938826)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Manganese.

The functions, sources, requirements, and metabolism of manganese in farm animals are discussed. The diagnosis and occurrence as well as control and treatment of diseases caused by manganese deficiency are also presented.

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The requirement for minerals.

This chapter discusses a brief history of how minerals were discovered as early as the 17th century when calcium phosphate was discovered as the main component of bone ash which were then followed by potassium and other important minerals such as metalloenzymes (iron, copper, manganese, selenium,...

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter

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