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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium avium</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">paratuberculosis</i> in animal-derived foods and the environment.

This book chapter summarizes current evidence for the presence of MAP in animal-derived foods, describes the effect of various dairy processes on MAP survival, and reviews the reservoirs of MAP infection in the environment and the various mechanisms potentially aiding its survival for long periods. ...

Author(s)
Grant, I. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243413)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economics of farm animal welfare: theory, evidence and policy.

This book contains 9 chapters that discuss some of the latest developments in economic research that are relevant to animal welfare and related policy development, including the evolution of animal welfare as a branch of animal science; animal welfare from an economic theory perspective; consumer...

Author(s)
Ahmadi, B. V.; Moran, D.; D'Eath, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book
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Cover for Farm animal welfare: do free markets fail to provide it?

Animal welfare is often claimed to be a 'public good', i.e. requiring government intervention and legislation to ensure that animal welfare is respected. In other words, markets, on their own, cannot be relied on to deliver socially acceptable animal welfare. In fact, the issues surrounding animal...

Author(s)
Hubbard, C.; Clark, B.; Harvey, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer demand for animal welfare products.

Modern agricultural practices have increased the efficiency of food production with a decrease in their cost and prices for consumers. However, to some extent this has been detrimental to the ethical way in which livestock are treated, particularly in more intensive production systems. On the...

Author(s)
Akaichi, F.; Revoredo-Giha, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for People's preferences in relation to animal welfare.

People may have preferences in relation to products and services that they perceive to have animal welfare attributes. People may also have preferences in relation to different welfare states, standards and treatment of animals. Human empathy with animals is a potential source of utility (e.g. the...

Author(s)
Bennett, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Livestock, antibiotics and greenhouse gas emissions.

This chapter provides an overview of the status of livestock as a food source for humans, and describes the impact of livestock production on land use, biodiversity, and greenhouse gas emissions. It also discusses the negative impact on human health of antibiotic use in livestock production....

Author(s)
Bartlett, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Business opportunities with the integument.

The integument is an important organ system protecting the bird by acting as a barrier between the external environment and internal body systems, providing thermal insulation and for regulation of water loss. Arguably, as a result, the major business opportunity with the integument is to maintain...

Author(s)
Lister, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mycotoxins.

Mycotoxins induce adverse effects in humans and other vertebrate animals. Their production is determined by ecological and environmental factors (temperature, humidity and substrate water activity). The preponderance of specialized fungi in particular niches determines the type and range of...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Approved ingredients for organic diets.

The different plant- and animal-based products, supplements and additives that may be used in pig feeds in New Zealand, Europe and other countries are presented.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal welfare: information in a changing world.

This chapter briefly discussed the relationship between animal welfare and society (retailers, consumers, and farmers). From this relationships, five broad groups or categories of information demand were distinguished: to inform society about the welfare status of farm animals; to give food...

Author(s)
Blokhuis, H. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter

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