Cookies on VetMed Resource

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

Continuing to use www.cabi.org means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

Animal Welfare & Behaviour

Covering all aspects of animal behaviour, cognition, emotion and how animals cope with welfare challenges.

Latest content

News Article

A study by cognitive researchers from the Messerli Research Institute of Vetmeduni Vienna, suggests that piglets possess highly developed learning...

Date
October 2017
Abstract

Objective: It is significantly important to maintain grassland ecosystem balance by reasonable grazing method. The study of the effects of rotational grazing on grazing characteristics, weight and reproductive performance of Tan sheep could provide a basis for grassland grazing management. Method:...

Authors
Zhou JingJing; Ma HongBin; Zhou Yao; Wang Li; Niu JiaWei; Shen Yan; Xu DongMei
Publisher
Scientia Agricultura Sinica
Publication
Scientia Agricultura Sinica, 2017, 50, 8, pp 1525-1534
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Event

17 - 18 November 2017 - Them

Venue
Them
Country
Denmark
Contact
Petra Pellew
Contact Details
9 Foxhollow CB23 8EP, Cambridgeshire, UK.
Tel
+44 (0)7970 875 238
Fax
+44 (0)8723 315 668
CAB ReviewFull Text

Ovine footrot is detrimental to sheep health, welfare and production worldwide. Strategies for management of footrot have varied between countries and regions due to differences in climate, production systems and proportion of positive flocks. Recent research from Great Britain, where >90%...

Date
April 2017
Subjects
animal welfare; climatic factors; control programmes; culling; dermatitis; disease control; disease prevalence; disease prevention; disease transmission; drug delivery systems; ewes; feet; flocks; foot rot; infection control; interdigital dermatitis; lameness; outbreaks; parenteral administration; productivity; reviews; skin diseases; topical application; vaccination
Authors
Clifton, R.; Green, L. E.
AbstractFull Text

In the present study, air quality in a cage-housed laying hen house was investigated throughout the seasons by assessing dust and endotoxin concentrations. Measurements were done twice a month during the 1-year production cycle. The mean levels of dust and endotoxins ranged from 0.60 mg/m3 in May...

Authors
Matković, K.; Prester, L.; Orct, T.; Macan, J.; Varnai, V. M.; Marušić, D.; Ostović, M.; Pavičić, Ž.; Vučemilo, M.
Publisher
Veterinarski Fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb)
Publication
Veterinarski Arhiv, 2017, 87, 5, pp 597-605
AbstractFull Text

There were a number of legal codes which aimed to protect animal welfare in Turkish history, but there was no separate animal welfare law until 2004. Although Animal Protection Law (5199) had been accepted on July 01, 2004, little progress had been shown until 2010, except for "Regulation on the...

Authors
Özen, A.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi
Publication
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2017, 23, 6, pp 1019-1026
AbstractFull Text

Ponies used in equine-assisted therapy (EAT) (hippotherapy) often carry imbalanced riders, which is a cause for concern as regards the health of the ponies. A low degree of lameness or an abnormal gait is not always detectable by a veterinarian, subjectively, but this is enabled by using a motion...

Authors
Peansukmanee, S.; Thawinchai, N.; Khanproa, P.; Khaminluang, P.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi
Publication
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2017, 23, 6, pp 871-878
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this investigation was to reveal the changes of comfort parameters and test day milk (TDMY) according to environmental factors in Holstein cows. In total, 99 clinically healthy cows reared at a private farm in the Black Sea region of Turkey were examined. Flank hygiene (FH), rear...

Authors
Aksu, C.; Atasever, S.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest
Publication
Scientific Papers, Series D. Animal Science, 2017, 60, pp 145-147
AbstractFull Text

Background: Animal welfare should be prioritized not only for the animal's life sustainability but also for supporting the sustainability of living organism's life on the earth. However, Indonesian people have not understood it yet, thereby still treating animals arbitrarily and not appreciating...

Authors
Demartoto, A.; Soemanto, R. B.; Zunariyah, S.
Publisher
Veterinary World
Publication
Veterinary World, 2017, 10, 9, pp 1026-1034

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Language
Organisms
Subject Topics

Events calendar

October
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
24252627282930
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930311234

Animal Health & Production Compendium

An encyclopaedia on the health and production of pigs, poultry and ruminants, including food safety.

Contains pictures, and text on diseases, pathogens, parasites and breeds.

Visit AHPC