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Cover for Nutrition of the Rabbit.

This third edition contains 18 chapters which discussed topics on the digestive physiology, feed formulation and product quality, as well as feeding strategies, feed processing, feed management around weaning and the relationship between nutrition and intestinal health of rabbits. Brand new to this ...

Author(s)
de Blas, C.; Wiseman, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fat digestion.

This chapter discussed the chemical structure and physical properties of fats present in rabbit feeds and how utilization of this fat particulary triglycerides affects the health and welfare of rabbits.

Author(s)
Xiccato, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feeding and nutrition of laboratory rabbits.

This chapter discussed the nutrition and feeding of rabbits when used as a model for human nutrition and nutrional disorders, and other diseases, it also reviews the zoological features, digestive characteristics and nutrient and energy requirements as well the welfare of laboratory rabbits.

Author(s)
Fekete, S. G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Herd management.

This chapter covers the design aspects of goat shelters that are easily affordable to rural farmers with low budgets. In addition, the plans for modernized farm facilities for larger sized goat flocks (e.g. milking parlours, kidding pens, quarantine pens, storage facilities, etc.) are presented.

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutritional and metabolic disorders.

The present chapter presents studies on how climate change, in farming conditions, may affect nutrition and metabolism and related production disorders in fishes. Examples focused on salmonids, as a major farmed species, in both freshwater and marine environments.

Author(s)
Waagbø, R.; Olsvik, P. A.; Remø, S. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Mental health and well-being in animals.

This second edition of Mental Health and Well-Being in Animals is fully revised, expanded, and comprehensively updated with the most current knowledge about the full array of mental health issues seen in animals. Written by key opinion leaders, internationally-recognized experts and specialists, it ...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mental health in animals: a veterinary behaviorist's view.

This chapter discussed the difference between animal behaviour and animal mental health and highlights factors that influences alterations in the behaviour and mental health of animals, among the factors presented are stress, anxiety, and intersection of mental health and behavior. This chapter...

Author(s)
Horwitz, D. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The problems with well-being terminology.

In this chapter, previous studies on the similarities and differences between well-being concepts in animals are presented. The reviews were based on the following concepts: individual's perspective and perception; philosophical frameworks; a balance of pleasant versus unpleasant affect; bipolar...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.; Yeates, J. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The philosophical and biological evolution of feelings in well-being.

This chapter presents studies investigating the history and principles with regards to feelings in well being in animals and emphasized that proper understanding of the states of suffering and states of pleasure in animals that will help us to design optimum environments for animals as well as...

Author(s)
Duncan, I. J. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Moving beyond a problem-based focus on poor animal welfare toward creating opportunities to have positive welfare experiences.

The primary purposes of this chapter are to consider current scientific knowledge supporting the existence of positive affective states in animals, and to describe some useful strategies for enhancing positive experiences and the long-term well-being of animals. However, current thinking needs to...

Author(s)
Mellor, D. J.; Beausoleil, N. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter

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