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Cover for Considering ourselves.

This chapter features veterinarians as they made ethical decisions: how decisions affect them personally as they think as moral practitioners.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tests to characterize the animal.

This chapter presents various behavioural tests to help determine the different characteristics expressed by an individual animal, such as optimism, anxiety, fearfulness, boldness and dominance.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of age and treatment.

In this chapter, examples of tests employed to investigate behavioural effects of ageing, development and experience in animals are discussed.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Other test considerations.

In this chapter, the author discusses a variety of issues to consider; things to remember before, during and after testing and pitfalls to avoid regarding behavioural testing. The objective is to highlight certain matters that are important to keep in mind, independent of the complexity of the...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling the horse.

This chapter describes the most common physical restraint techniques used in horse training and their effects on behaviour and welfare.

Author(s)
Scofield, R. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244878)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Groundwork and foundation training.

This chapter describes the characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of round pens in horse training.

Author(s)
Scofield, R. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244878)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Why one health?

This chapter discussed the foundational principles of One Health and highlights on the cultural differences in human-animal relations and their implications, animal ethical and welfare issues, and One Health as embedded in landscapes and transdisciplinarity.

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Waltner-Toews, D.; Tanner, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A legal framework of one health: the human-animal relationship.

This chapter provides an introduction to the legal framework of One Health. It begins with an overview of national Swiss provisions concerning the human-animal relationship in constitutional law, private law and animal welfare law including animal disease law. The chapter then introduces European...

Author(s)
Wettlaufer, L.; Hafner, F.; Zinsstag, J.; Farnese, P. L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The slaughter of farmed animals: practical ways of enhancing animal welfare.

This book contains 18 chapters that discuss welfare issues at slaughter; tradeoffs balancing livestock and poultry welfare concerns with the commercial reality of slaughter; conditioning of animals an arrival at the abattoir and their management during lairage; bruising in cattle; behavioural...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.; Cockram, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction to livestock and poultry welfare at slaughter.

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the topics discussed in the book, including welfare at slaughter, ways to improve existing equipment, numerical animal-based measurements of welfare, how to achieve good animal welfare and welfare issues that originate on the farm.

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter

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