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Cover for The importance of good stockmanship and its benefits to animals.

Good stockmanship will improve both animal welfare and productivity. Dairy cows, pigs, and other animals that are fearful of people will have lower weight gain, lower milk production, and poorer reproductive productivity. Farms where animals are willing to approach people may be more productive....

Author(s)
Rushen, J.; Passillé, A. M. de
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alone or together: a risk assessment approach to group housing.

The question of whether it is better to house animals in groups rather than alone deals with unresolved issues at the heart of animal welfare. In particular, we need to be able to rank different classes of threats to welfare (e.g. behavioural deprivation versus illness) on a single scale. In this...

Author(s)
Rushen, J.; Passillé, A. M. de
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642161)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding animal welfare.

In this chapter, we introduce some of the principal issues that have arisen in relation to scientific approaches to animal welfare, most of which are treated in more detail later in this book. Much of the apparent disagreement between people about animal welfare stems from mixing up scientific...

Author(s)
Keeling, L. J.; Rushen, J.; Duncan, I. J. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The importance of good stockmanship and its benefits for the animals.

This chapter discusses the importance of good stockmanship for animal welfare, animal productivity and worker satisfaction. Topics include animal behaviour towards handling, negative effects of fearfulness on productivity, causes of poor stockmanship, attitudes and beliefs of stockpeople, improving ...

Author(s)
Rushen, J.; Passillé, A. M. de
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935412)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stereotypic animal behaviour: fundamentals and applications to welfare.

This book is comprised of 11 chapters generally discussing different perspectives of stereotypic behaviour in man and animals. The chapters are divided into 3 parts (normal animal and abnormal environment, stereotypic behaviours as pathologies and treating stereotypic behaviours). The first chapter ...

Author(s)
Mason, G.; Rushen, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990040)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A decade-or-more's progress in understanding stereotypic behaviour.

Author(s)
Rushen, J.; Mason, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990040)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Understanding animal welfare.

In this chapter, we introduce some of the principal issues that have arisen in relation to scientific approaches to animal welfare, most of which are treated in more detail later in the book. Much of the apparent disagreement between people about animal welfare stems from mixing up scientific...

Author(s)
Keeling, L. J.; Rushen, J.; Duncan, I. J. H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936594)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Some issues in the interpretation of behavioural responses to stress.

Author(s)
Rushen, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993591)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Perseveration and stereotypy - systems-level insights from clinical psychology.

Author(s)
Garner, J. P.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990040)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Deprived environments: developmental insights from primatology.

Author(s)
Novak, M. A.; Meyer, J. S.; Lutz, C.; Tiefenbacher, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990040)
Type
Book chapter

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