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Cover for Elephant tourism, the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ABTA Animal Welfare Guidelines</i>.

This chapter describes the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) welfare guidelines for the nutrition, environment, physical health and behaviour of captive elephants used in the tourism industry.

Author(s)
Jenkinson, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Practical methods for improving the welfare of equids: horses, donkeys, and mules.

This chapter discusses the importance of working equids in poverty reduction, how to reduce welfare problems in these animals and how to improve harnesses and care (including nutrition, disease prevention and treatment).

Author(s)
McLean, A. K.; Heleski, C. R.; Swanson, J. C.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Miscellaneous conditions.

In this chapter the aetiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment of miscellaneous conditions in raptors such as air sac rupture, anticoagulant toxicity, bumblefoot, cloacal prolapse, ectoparasite infestation, egg binding, electrocution, emaciation, head trauma, lead poisoning, metabolic and ...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of the young foal.

This chapter describes the anatomical, physiological, behavioural, nutritional, immunological and general health parameters and the management of newborn foals.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Working equids: the welfare of those worked to their limit.

This chapter discusses the working equids′ (horses, donkeys and mules) context; welfare consequences of working equids being pushed to their biological limits (access to food and water, shelter, management of disease and injuries, handling and management practices, behaviour, appropriate workloads...

Author(s)
Upjohn, M.; Wells, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetics and other technologies for increasing the productivity of cattle, sheep and pigs: welfare implications.

This chapter discusses the problems with lameness and poor leg conformation; difficulty maintaining body condition in breeding females; behaviour problems associated with genetic selection that may be detrimental to animal welfare; loss of disease resistance; heart and circulatory problems; and...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition and feeding of organic pigs.

This second edition book discusses the advices on nutrition and feeding practices that relate to the standards for certification of organic pigs and the production of organic pork; on how appropriate diet can be formulated and how feeding programmes can be integrated into an organic production...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction and background.

This publication presents guidelines on nutrition and feeding practices that relate to the standards for certification of organic pigs and the production of organic pork. Details on permitted feed ingredients and suitable dietary formulations are included, with an emphasis on those grown or...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strengthening the inside: effect of nutrition on gut health and maintenance and its impact on the integument integrity.

The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) of poultry is equipped to perform several important functions. One of these functions is the protection of the underlying structures of the entire digestive tract and minimization of the translocation of materials that may be inimical to the health of the bird. The...

Author(s)
Adedokun, S. A.; Olojede, O. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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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

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