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This chapter reports on the production and international trade of sheep focusing on the top 10 countries based on slaughtered sheep, exported sheep, and imported sheep. This chapter also highlights the factors that can influence the effects of transport on the behavior, health, physiology, quality...

Author(s)
Cockram, M. S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Health and disease.

Health and disease are important components in the broader concept of welfare. Understanding the relationship between health and welfare requires inferences about subjective feelings such as pain and distress. Similar types of disease occur in animals and humans, and our assessment of how animals...

Author(s)
Cockram, M. S.; Hughes, B. O.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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Various aspects of sheep transport are discussed. There is much concern about the correct stocking density of a vehicle to provide an acceptable level of animal welfare. If sheep are stocked too tightly on a vehicle, a fallen animal may have difficulty getting up. Sheep prefer to brace themselves...

Author(s)
Cockram, M. S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Health and disease.

Health and disease are important components in the broader concept of welfare. Understanding the relationship between health and welfare requires inferences about subjective feelings such as pain and distress. Similar types of disease occur in animals and humans - our assessment of how animals...

Author(s)
Cockram, M. S.; Hughes, B. O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936594)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sheep transport.

This chapter discusses the animal welfare implications of sheep transport, particularly sheep behaviour during road transport, the injuries associated with transport, stress response and thermoregulation and effects of transport on weight loss, meat quality and food safety. A brief discussion of...

Author(s)
Cockram, M. S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932190)
Type
Book chapter