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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
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Cover for Biosecurity in laboratory animal research facilities.

This chapter enumerates and presents pointers to be considered in implementing biosecurity in laboratory animal holding facilities, included in the factors to consider were: animal acquisition, maintaining biosecurity in the facility, health monitoring programme, biosecurity and animal research...

Author(s)
Chen, P. H.; Trundy, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poultry handling and transport.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has estimated that 87% of transported poultry is broiler chickens. Broiler death losses during transport average 0.2% but can vary greatly. In layers, poor feather cover is associated with more mortalities, and in broilers, poor...

Author(s)
Weeks, C. A.; Tuyttens, F. A. M.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The mental health of laboratory animals.

This chapter focused on the mental health of animals used in medical research. Most laboratory animals are kept in confinement for all or most of their lives. Their housing varies, from groups of nearly identical mice in rooms housing thousands of animals, to singly caged monkeys or pigs, to large...

Author(s)
Elkhoraibi, C.; Robinson-Junker, A.; Alvino, G.; Carbone, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intensification - the pressures of volume.

This chapter discusses the regulatory, behavioural, housing and welfare aspects of chickens and pigs in intensive production systems.

Author(s)
D'Silva, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Physical conditions.

The physical environment of an animal is sometimes altered if it is found to cause problems for animal welfare. These changes are commonly quite specific (making changes to space, food, aspects of housing design such as flooring, or other environmental factors such as air quality) and may be...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.; Appleby, M. C.; Waran, N. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The rise of the inclusive approach to change in animal welfare.

This chapter presents guidelines that large scale animal producers and big companies of meat and egg producing animals should follow in order to assure the public that the welfare of animals are being considered such as proper space allowance, ability to move, cage-free hens, and stress free...

Author(s)
Lymbery, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal welfare protection in the face of shrinking public resource.

This chapter considers how animals can (and historically have been) protected with limited or even no public resource, and indeed with limited or no animal protection laws. Given emphasis are cruelty (a positive act to deliberately cause unnecessary suffering of an animal) and negligence (an action ...

Author(s)
Hepple, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Olfactory behaviour in zoo animals.

The process of detection and behavioural responses to odours in zoo animals and their welfare implications are presented.

Author(s)
Campbell-Palmer, R.; Rosell, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391599)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Housing and husbandry.

This chapter discusses the indoor housing, outdoor cage construction and resident predatory bird care. The appropriate perching, basic cage construction details, minimum requirements for caging, resident bird husbandry basics and common husbandry problems are highlighted.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter

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