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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter discusses the concept and evolution of animal welfare attitudes and regulations.

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Longevity and brevity - is death a welfare issue?

This chapter describes the concepts of duration of life, quality of life and death (natural or otherwise) in terms of animal behaviour, health and welfare.

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.; Yeates, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Promises and challenges of big data associated with automated dairy cow welfare assessment.

This chapter focuses on the authors' perspective of the current challenges in data-intensive animal science based on experience of its use in dairy cow welfare. This chapter also highlighted the definition of data, challenges concerning data governance, privacy and exchange, challenges associated...

Author(s)
Hermans, K.; Opsomer, G.; Ranst, B. van; Hostens, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Habitat loss: changing how animals think?

This chapter describes the negative effects of human-related habitat loss on wild animal behaviour and ecology.

Author(s)
Paquet, P. C.; Alexander, S. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The fence - the welfare implications of the loss of the true wild.

This describes some of the impacts of fencing on the behaviour, ecology and welfare of wild animals.

Author(s)
Hart, A. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Carry on carrion: the fall of the scavenger.

This chapter describes how changes in human activities have contributed to the decrease in vultures and how conservation efforts are being made to increase populations.

Author(s)
Panagiotopoulou, M.; Azmanis, P.; Tsiakiris, R.; Stara, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Intensification - the pressures of volume.

This chapter discusses the regulatory, behavioural, housing and welfare aspects of chickens and pigs in intensive production systems.

Author(s)
D'Silva, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Welfare challenges: feedlot cattle.

The different aspects that affect the welfare of cattle in feedlots are described, including mud and manure, heat and cold stress, lameness, bovine respiratory disease (BRD), Mycoplasma bovis, liver abscesses, other internal lesions and preconditioning to prevent these health problems. Handling,...

Author(s)
Martin, M.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vertebrate/invertebrate - when do we start caring?

This chapter describes changing attitudes on the welfare of crustaceans and cephalopods used as food.

Author(s)
Kuba, M. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Precision livestock farming: the future of livestock welfare monitoring and management?

This chapter describes the current capacities and future prospects of precision livestock farming by considering technology that has evolved from conceptual ideas in research laboratories into systems that are operational in commercial farms both now and into the future.

Author(s)
Norton, T.; Berckmans, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter

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