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Cover for Drivers of elephant tourism in Thailand.

This chapter details the development of elephant tourism in Thailand. Following a logging ban enacted by the government in 1989, in response to devastating floods and loss of life brought about by unsustainable logging practices, elephants used in logging and their mahouts suddenly found themselves ...

Author(s)
Rittichainuwat, B.; Scott, N.; Laws, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Welfare of horses, other equids and other draught animals.

This chapter will review welfare issues of horses on the following aspects: breeding, housing, surgery, illness, rising, training and whipping.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Practical methods for improving the welfare of equids: horses, donkeys, and mules.

This chapter discusses the importance of working equids in poverty reduction, how to reduce welfare problems in these animals and how to improve harnesses and care (including nutrition, disease prevention and treatment). Working equids are generally the lifelines of some of the world's most...

Author(s)
McLean, A. K.; Heleski, C. R.; Swanson, J. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Handling cattle raised in close association with people.

Cattle that are managed in close association with people are tame and may have no flight zone. They are either trained to lead with a lead rope or they are easily herded in small groups. These animals are accustomed to lots of human activity around them. Tame intact bulls that have been kept tied...

Author(s)
Ewbank, R.; Parker, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Broom and Fraser's domestic animal behaviour and welfare.

The 6th edition of this book contains 42 chapters on one biology, ethics, sentience and sustainability; behaviour and welfare concepts; describing, recording and measuring behaviour; learning, cognition and behaviour development; motivation; evolution and optimality; welfare assessment; defence and ...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book
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Cover for Working equids: the welfare of those worked to their limit.

This chapter discusses the working equids′ (horses, donkeys and mules) context; welfare consequences of working equids being pushed to their biological limits (access to food and water, shelter, management of disease and injuries, handling and management practices, behaviour, appropriate workloads...

Author(s)
Upjohn, M.; Wells, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Practical methods for improving the welfare of horses, donkeys, mules, and other working draft animals in developing areas.

Both the welfare and working ability of horses and other draft animals can be improved greatly with simple interventions. In hot climates, horses can become dehydrated easily. Studies showed that 41-50% of working horses were dehydrated. During hot conditions, a horse should be offered 60 l/day...

Author(s)
Heleski, C. R.; McLean, A. K.; Swanson, J. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The welfare of horses, other equids and other draught animals.

This chapter discusses the housing, behaviour, health and welfare of horses, donkeys and other draught animals.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Breeds of cattle.

This chapter gives an overview on the different breeds of cattle (Bos taurus and B. indicus). Cattle breeds are presented and categorized according to utility and mode of origin. Classification and phylogeny of breeds are also discussed. Furthermore, a description of cattle breeds is provided.

Author(s)
Buchanan, D. S.; Lenstra, J. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Handling cattle raised in close association with people.

Cattle that are managed in close association with people are tame and may have no flight zone. They are either trained to lead with a lead rope or they are easily herded in small groups. These animals are accustomed to lots of human activity around them. Tame and intact bulls that have been kept...

Author(s)
Ewbank, R.; Parker, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
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