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Research conducted at Aarhus University shows that more piglets can survive birth and the time thereafter if their mothers are fed closer to...

Date
August 2018
News Article

Researchers at The Pirbright Institute and the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory...

Date
August 2018
Abstract

Recent land conflicts in Laikipia County, Kenya, have re-ignited debates about the future of minority land ownership in eastern Africa. With climate change, foreign investment, and population growth placing unprecedented pressure on lands, Laikipia has become a "battleground" for land struggles...

Author(s)
Fox, G. R.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Journal of Eastern African Studies, 2018, 12, 3, pp 473-493
CABI Book Info
Cover for Are we pushing animals to their biological limits? Welfare and ethical implications.

This book contains 15 chapters on biological limits of domestic animals. Topics discuses are: use new genetic technologies and animal breeding methods carefully to avoid problems (introduction); domestication to Dolly and beyond (a brief history of animal modification); good for whom (differences...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.; Whiting, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Event

6 - 10 January 2020 - London

Venue
London
Country
UK
Contact
Veterinary Vaccinology Network,
Contact Details
Ash Road, Pirbright, Woking, GU24 0NF, UK.
Tel
+44 (0)1483 231 338
CAB ReviewFull Text

The use of electrical water bath stunning for the 'humane' slaughter of poultry has drawn criticism from some animal welfare research scientists and animal welfare organizations throughout the world. During water bath stunning, birds are shackled and inverted prior to entry into an electrified...

Date
July 2018
Subjects
animal welfare; electronarcosis; halal food; poultry; poultry meat; slaughter
Author(s)
Fuseini, A.; Teye, M.; Wotton, S. B.; Lines, J. A.; Knowles, T. G.
Miscellaneous

The study objective is to quantify the annual production levels and the variation associated with several key performance indicators for the swine industry in all swine production phases (i.e. sow farm, nursery, wean-to-finish, and conventional finisher facilities) for the previous six calendar...

Author(s)
Stalder, K. J.
Publisher
National Pork Board
Publication
2016 Pork industry productivity analysis. National Pork Board research grant report, 2017, pp 16 pp.
AbstractFull Text

In this study, we determined the antihyperalgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of AA3052, a novel opioid-substance P hybrid peptide in a rat Complete Freund's adjuvant (CFA) inflammatory pain model. Central antinociceptive activity of AA3052 was assessed after intracerebroventricular injection...

Author(s)
Kowalczyk, A.; Kleczkowska, P.; Konop, M.; Kasarello, K.; Czuwara, J.; Pękala, M.; Sosnowski, P.; Sacharczuk, M.; Cudnoch-Jedrzejewska, A.; Rudnicka, L.; Bujalska-Zadrozny, M.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding
Publication
Animal Science Papers and Reports, 2018, 36, 2, pp 219-240

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