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Cover for The slaughter of farmed animals: practical ways of enhancing animal welfare.

This book contains 18 chapters that discuss welfare issues at slaughter; tradeoffs balancing livestock and poultry welfare concerns with the commercial reality of slaughter; conditioning of animals an arrival at the abattoir and their management during lairage; bruising in cattle; behavioural...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.; Cockram, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Livestock handling and transport.

In this 5th edition of Livestock Handling and Transport the author focused on the effects of biosecurity, genetics, structural designs of areas in the farm and slaughterhouse, proper handling and transport of animals on the welfare, physiology, behaviour, health, and economics of livestock animals. ...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Livestock handling and transport.

This practical book integrates scientific research and industry literature on cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, goats, deer, and horses, in both the developed and developing world, to provide a practical guide to humane handling and minimizing animal stress. Reviewing the latest research on transport...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Are we pushing animals to their biological limits? Welfare and ethical implications.

This book contains 15 chapters on biological limits of domestic animals. Topics discuses are: use new genetic technologies and animal breeding methods carefully to avoid problems (introduction); domestication to Dolly and beyond (a brief history of animal modification); good for whom (differences...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.; Whiting, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

This book, the second edition of Improving Animal Welfare, has 17 chapters and provides updates on the latest research and still retains its practical emphasis. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) now has recommendations in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code for transport, slaughter,...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

This book contains 16 chapters on the measurement and assessment of animal welfare. Topics include the social and ethical aspects of animal welfare, standards and scoring systems for assessing welfare on farms and abattoirs, good stockmanship and improvement of handling procedures to reduce stress...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935412)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Livestock handling and transport.

This book brings together the latest research data and practical information on animal handling, restraint methods and the design of facilities and transport. Published 14 years after the first edition, the third edition is fully updated with the latest research findings. An extensively revised...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932190)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal welfare and meat production.

This book presents a comprehensive coverage of the relationships and conflicts between the welfare of major food animal species and commercial needs of the meat and livestock industry. This book is comprised of 14 chapters. New contributions on animal welfare in developing countries, animal...

Author(s)
Gregory, N. G.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932152)
Type
Book