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CABI Animal Welfare Symposium - 'The Human Animal Bond' 21 June 2017, Royal Veterinary College, London, UK

CABI Animal Welfare Symposium - 'Animals Behaving Badly' 27 June 2017, UC Davis, California, USA

Animal Welfare & Behaviour

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

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Companion animals have always been an integral part of society, but the contributions that they make to human wellbeing, in terms of physical,...

Date
June 2017
Authors
R. Wood
Abstract

Recent attention has been given to developing welfare assessment tools for research purposes and for use directly on poultry farms. Historically, most of these tools have relied on resource- and management-based measures, but it is unclear how well they correlate with outcomes indicative of...

Authors
Blatchford, R. A.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science
Publication
Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 95, 3, pp 1382-1387
Event

14 - 16 September 2017 - Samorin

Venue
Samorin
Country
Slovakia
Contact
Dr Katarina Sutovska
Tel
+421 2 207 83 555
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.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Raptor medicine, surgery, and rehabilitation.

This book contains 17 chapters on medicine, surgery and rehabilitation of raptors. The book is intended as a helpful and concise, day-to-day clinical handbook for seasoned veterinarians, technicians, rehabilitator and anyone new to raptor rehabilitation who needs a refresher or a quick reference.

Authors
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
AbstractFull Text

Background: Slaughter reindeer are exposed to stress caused by gathering, handling, loading and unloading, and by conditions in vehicles during transport. These stress factors can lead to compromised welfare and trauma such as bruises or fractures, aspiration of rumen content, and abnormal odour in...

Authors
Laaksonen, S.; Jokelainen, P.; Pusenius, J.; Oksanen, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 17, pp (15 March 2017)
AbstractFull Text

A two years cross-sectional longitudinal survey was carried out for determination of udder pathogens prevalence and their antimicrobial profile in one commercial dairy farm. Dairy cows were selected in relation to date of calving and period of early lactation in order to minimize environmental...

Authors
Trajchev, M.; Nakov, D.; Petrovska, M.; Jankoska, G.
Publisher
University of Montenegro
Publication
Agriculture and Forestry, 2017, 63, 1, pp 41-50
AbstractFull Text

Aggressiveness is reported to be the most important public health issue related to both owned and free-roaming dogs. Common approaches to assess canine aggressiveness are temperament tests. The main aim of this study was to evaluate whether one such test, the Socially Acceptable Behaviour (SAB)...

Authors
Villa, P. dalla; Barnard, S.; Nardo, A. di; Iannetti, L.; Vulpiani, M. P.; Trentini, R.; Serpell, J. A.; Siracusa, C.
Publisher
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise 'G. Caporale'
Publication
Veterinaria Italiana, 2017, 53, 1, pp 61-70
AbstractFull Text

Shechita is the procedure of killing or slaughtering animals for food production, according to Jewish tradition and it is performed without prior stunning. USA and European legislations conditionally allow slaughter without prior stunning in the frame of religion freedom (USA) or religious/cultural...

Authors
Pozzi, P. S.; Waner, T.
Publisher
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise 'G. Caporale'
Publication
Veterinaria Italiana, 2017, 53, 1, pp 5-19
AbstractFull Text

Owner-directed aggression is reported as the most frequent of the aggression cases observed. Some factors underlying aggressive behavior are, adopting before the end of socialization period, genetic and hereditary parameters, inbreeding, environment, excessive punishment, sex, age, size, somatic...

Authors
Dalgin, D.; Meral, Y.; Çenesİz, M.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi
Publication
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2017, 23, 4, pp 629-634

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