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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
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Cover for Biosecurity in animal production and veterinary medicine: from principles to practice.

The book Biosecurity in Animal Production and Veterinary Medicine is the first compilation of both fundamental aspects of biosecurity practices, and specific and practical information on the application of the biosecurity measures in different animal production and animal housing settings. This...

Author(s)
Dewulf, J.; van Immerseel, F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book
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Cover for Poultry Feathers and Skin: The Poultry Integument in Health and Welfare, Cambridge, England, UK, 3-5 July 2017.

This book contains chapters that discuss the natural engineering and multifunctionality of feathers, embryonic development of the avian integument, the reasons and welfare implications of feather pecking in laying hens, genetic solutions to reduce injurious pecking in laying hens, evidence-based...

Author(s)
Olukosi, O. A.; Olori, V. E.; Helmbrecht, A.; Lambton, S.; French, N. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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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
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Cover for Nutrition experiments in pigs and poultry: a practical guide.

This book provides an invaluable resource for all animal and veterinary scientists designing, analyzing and interpreting results from nutrition and feed experiments in pigs and poultry. The emphasis throughout is on practical aspects of designing nutrition experiments. The book builds on the basics ...

Author(s)
Bedford, M. R.; Choct, M.; O'Neill, H. V. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647005)
Type
Book
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 Info
Cover for Farm animal behaviour: characteristics for assessment of health and welfare.

The second edition of this book contains 12 chapters that describe the domestication, behaviour, physiology, health, welfare, housing and handling of horses, pigs, rabbits, cattle, sheep, goats, fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, deer and ratites.

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.; Gunnarsson, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391391)
Type
Book
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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 Nutritional modelling for pigs and poultry.

Modelling is a useful tool for decision making in complex agro-industrial scenarios. The book contains a selection of the papers presented at the International Symposium of Modelling in Pig and Poultry Production 2013, and brings together the best and most recent academic work on modelling in the...

Author(s)
Sakomura, N. K.; Gous, R.; Kyriazakis, I.; Hauschild, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644110)
Type
Book
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Cover for The behavioural biology of chickens.

This book covers behavioural studies of broilers and layers. Chapters are included on the following: genetics and domestication; sensory biology; development of the brain and behaviour; behavioural contributions to welfare assessment; behavioural needs, priorities and preferences; social behaviour; ...

Author(s)
Nicol, C. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642499)
Type
Book

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