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Cover for Feed manufacturing.

There are two main systems used for feed manufacturing. Both use the same individual processes, and the only difference is the sequence in which they are arranged. The pre-milling system is more commonly used in modern feed mills because of economic reasons (e.g. energy cost, investment). In this...

Author(s)
Acedo-Rico, J.; Méndez, J.; Santomá, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reinforcement and punishment.

The focus of this chapter will be on the concept of reinforcement and how it is different from punishment. It also includes more examples from wild animals under the management of humans. Horses and calves are also featured, and clicker training will be briefly described, as it is based on the...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
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
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Cover for Welfare challenges: feedlot cattle.

The different aspects that affect the welfare of cattle in feedlots are described, including mud and manure, heat and cold stress, lameness, bovine respiratory disease (BRD), Mycoplasma bovis, liver abscesses, other internal lesions and preconditioning to prevent these health problems. Handling,...

Author(s)
Martin, M.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Methods for changing behaviour.

In this chapter guidelines on the different methods of addressing behavioral change in pet dogs are discussed highlighting the important role of the animal hospital personnel in giving guidance to the customers (pet owners).

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advising on problem behaviour.

This chapter discusses the different behavioral changes and disorders in dogs and discusses the cases wherein in one needs to go to the veterinarians as well as cases when this behavioral changes/disorders can be handled by the owners themselves.

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feeds and feeding.

This chapter covers the nutrient requirements of rabbits, composition of feeds, roughages, concentrates, non-nutritive feed additives, feed formulation, preparation and processing, grazing rabbits, feeding orphan litters and conditioning show rabbits.

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mechanisms of behaviour.

This chapter deals with the role of the central nervous system and related physiological mechanisms in determining the behaviour patterns in cats.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Casey, R. A.; Brown, S. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939922)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Undesired behaviour in the domestic cat.

This chapter examines behaviours that cat owners may find problematic or undesirable, including the incidence of cats with such behaviour problems, the classification of undesirable behaviour, risk factors, learning and reinforcement.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Casey, R. A.; Brown, S. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939922)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Amended method of averting cattle to yellow tulp (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Moraea pallida</i>).

This article describes a modified method to teach cattle to avoid yellow tulp (Moraea pallida) while grazing pastures in South African conditions. It was shown that the combination of intramuscular injection with epoxyscillirosidin and drenching with lithium carbonate was effective in aversion...

Author(s)
Snyman, L. D.; Schultz, R. A.; Labuschagne, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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