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Cover for Environmental assessment, monitoring and modelling.

This chapter contains questions about the equipment and methods used to conduct environmental assessments, monitor biodiversity and model ecological systems.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The use of abattoir data to provide information on the welfare of livestock and poultry on the farm and during transport.

This chapter discusses how to get started in assessing animal welfare issues at the abattoir that occur during transport or on the farm, presents an in-depth review of the literature on welfare assessments at the abattoir, describes the most important indicators for a practical commercial programme ...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.; Cockram, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Clinical pathology.

This chapter presents guidelines on the evaluation and assessment of sick raptors by looking at the haematology and the complete blood count of birds under examination and by providing answers on what are the normal values, how to read a blood smear, and what do various abnormalities mean.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Suffering, agency, and the Bayesian mind.

This chapter evaluates existing literature in animal welfare science and suggests that the term suffering can be used in three ways: as an embellishment when we describe negative affect in animals, to imply conscious experience of negative affect, and to identify negative affect that is severe or...

Author(s)
Weary, D. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessing affective states in animals.

Accurate assessment of emotional or affective state provides a foundation for scientific investigations into the mental health and well-being of animals and is the focus of this chapter. This chapter begins by discussing what emotion actually is and the inherent challenges of studying a phenomenon...

Author(s)
Mendl, M.; Paul, E. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A guide to equitation science.

This introductory chapter describes the concept of equitation science, which involves the assessment of welfare while training horses. The evolution of horses is briefly discussed, followed by the effects of housing, conditioning and learning and stereotypy.

Author(s)
Scofield, R. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244878)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrition and feeding strategy: impacts on health status.

This chapter discussed the health problems (mainly digestive) linked to the balance of dietary components and the presence of nutrients in excess, mainly in relation to the initial composition of feed ingredients, but also to the feeding strategy. Also highlighted are the feeding strategies (feed...

Author(s)
Gidenne, T.; Lebas, F.; Licois, D.; García, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and its impacts on coastal tourism: regional assessments, gaps and issues.

This chapter presents regional assessments of the threats posed by climate change to coastal tourism, and emphasizes some of the factors that make regional and destination level analysis so important yet, at the same time, challenging.

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessing the climate change risk of a coastal-island destination.

This chapter begins with a brief review of the coverage on coastal tourism in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, including the relative state of knowledge regionally and identified knowledge gaps. The discussion then outlines the multiple and interdependent impacts of climate change that must be...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Verkoeyen, S.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The clinical skills centre models relevant to location.

This chapter gives an overview of the range and scale of clinical skills centres (CSCs) that are used in different parts of the world. Most CSCs described in this chapter are new and in the following sections the authors from these CSCs describe the background that led to development, scope and how ...

Author(s)
Coombes, N.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter

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