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Cover for Behaviour and welfare concepts.

In this chapter the behaviour and welfare concepts regarding animal production, pet management, veterinary medicine, sensory systems, and pheromones are discussed.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of animal production on the environment.

This chapter discussed how animal production can influence the environment with emphasis on climate change and global warming.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Genetic improvement of farmed animals.

This 484-paged book is an extensively updated and expanded edition of the previous book by Simm, which focused on cattle and sheep. It has 14 chapters, the first chapter in the book sets the scene for modern livestock breeding, by looking at the origins and roles of today's livestock breeds. The...

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The origins and rôles of today's livestock breeds.

The huge variety of animal and other species that we see today, together with those now extinct, evolved by the process of natural selection. The key to natural selection, and to the artificial selection practised by breeders, is the inherited variation in many characteristics that exists between...

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Future directions.

The purpose of this final chapter is to explore some of the key challenges facing farm animal production in general, and animal breeding and genetics in particular, and to discuss how livestock breeders might respond to ensure wide societal and animal benefits.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Applying the science of animal welfare to build more responsible food supply chains: reflections from a corporate sustainability professional.

This chapter describes the animal production, welfare conditions, challenges and management improvements of the IKEA Food company in the USA, and the experiences and duties of the author Priya Motupalli while working for the company.

Author(s)
Motupalli, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247237)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Farm animal welfare in the Nigerian context.

This chapter covers ways to improve livestock in low-income areas such as Nigeria with the help of its government overcoming various challenges. Highlights focused on case studies which includes: better welfare practices for polo horses; training farmers on good animal welfare practices; and how to ...

Author(s)
Aworh-Ajumobi, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247237)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Welfare of animals kept for fur production.

This chapter discusses the welfare of different fur animals such as minks, ferrets, farmed foxes, coypu, raccoon dogs, chinchillas, and sables focusing on the management and production aspects.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Welfare of pigs.

This chapter discusses welfare issues on pigs on the following aspects: management problems; behavior during the dry period and farrowing of sows; suckling piglets; breeding of boars; and piglet fattening.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The genetics and genomics of the rabbit.

The purpose of the book is to present in one location a comprehensive overview of the progress of genetics in the rabbit, with a modern vision that integrates genomics to obtain a complete picture of the state of the art and of the applications in this species, defined according to the multiple...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book

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