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Cover for Behaviour.

Good stockpersons and animal managers have always used the behaviour of animals as a guide to their health and welfare. Behaviour also plays a key role in the scientific study of animal welfare, for two main reasons. First, it is one of the most easily observed indicators, and essential information ...

Author(s)
Olsson, I. A. S.; Würbel, H.; Mench, J. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936594)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fear and other negative emotions.

Concern for animal welfare stems from the recognition that animals are sentient beings capable of experiencing negative emotions like fear, pain and frustration. Fear is a major emotion determining how animals perceive and respond to their social and physical environment. We tackle three main...

Author(s)
Boissy, A.; Dwyer, C. M.; Jones, R. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Frustration and boredom in impoverished environments.

Captivity often restricts animals' abilities to perform natural behaviour and explore novel stimuli. Here, we review how this constraint affects psychological welfare by preventing the meeting of motivations. One means by which this happens is through frustrating specific motivations pertaining to...

Author(s)
Mason, G. J.; Burn, C. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter