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Cover for An introduction to implementing an effective animal welfare program.

This chapter describes how to implement animal welfare assessment programmes; the most severe animal welfare problems that must be corrected immediately; how to measure bruises, injuries and other animal welfare problems at the slaughter plant; the conceptual frameworks for forming animal welfare...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Welfare during transport of livestock and poultry.

This chapter discusses if an animal is fit for transport, the preparation of animals for transport, the design of loading ramps and handling facilities, how to determine if bruises and injuries are occurring on vehicles or in the abattoir, research on space requirements and rest stops and the use...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tradeoffs balancing livestock and poultry welfare concerns with the commercial reality of slaughter.

When working with commercial companies, it is often more effective to actually achieve 70-80% of the desired welfare improvements than attempt to achieve 100% perfection and accomplish nothing. There are conditions that cause suffering that are always wrong and in these situations there is never a...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Determining unconsciousness and insensibility in commercial abattoirs.

US and EU legislation require that an animal must be rendered insensible to pain before invasive dressing procedures start. If an animal shows any of the following clinical signs, it must be immediately restunned: (i) righting reflex or retains the ability to stand; (ii) species-specific...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Soft tissue surgery.

This chapter describes the equipment and surgical procedures to treat injuries in wild raptors.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Orthopedics.

This chapter describes the clinical signs, diagnosis and surgical treatment of humeral, radial, ulnar and tibiotarsal fractures in wild birds of prey.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Excess dissolved gases including gas bubble disease.

Gas supersaturation is produced by physical, chemical and biological processes. In hydroelectric systems, gas supersaturation can be produced by air entrainment in spillways or air vented into turbines. In aquaculture systems, gas supersaturation commonly results from air entrainment on the suction ...

Author(s)
Fivelstad, S.; Bergheim, A.; Waagbø, R.; Olsen, A. B.; Colt, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Applications of serial focal ultrasound techniques in the hospitalized small animal patient.

This chapter describes the basic concepts and clinical applications of abdominal focal assessment sonographically for trauma/triage/tracking (AFAST3), thoracic focal assessment sonographically for trauma/triage/tracking (TFAST3), veterinary beside lung ultrasound examination (VetBLUE) and US-guided ...

Author(s)
Hundley, D. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242997)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Psychological trauma and posttraumatic psychopathology in animals.

The clinical aspects, diagnosis, diagnostic methods, and treatment of cases of psychological trauma and posttraumatic psychopathology in animals were discussed.

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter

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