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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 The mental health and well-being benefits of social contact and social support in animals.

This chapter addresses the positive effects of social affiliation that extend beyond these fitness benefits. Current evidence convincingly demonstrates that social mammals (including humans, as well as some nonmammalian species) share a distinct attribute, referred to as social support, whereby...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
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Cover for Fostering mental and behavioral wellness during upbringing and throughout life.

In this chapter, a review of what is known about how mental health may be influenced-for the better and for the worse-and how that research can be used to create programs that can improve and perhaps even optimize mental health of animals was discussed. The authors also took a developmental...

Author(s)
Estep, D. Q.; Hetts, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mental health issues in farm animals: a music mixing board model of behavioral characteristics using the Panksepp emotional system.

In this chapter, the author discussed the Panksepp basic emotional systems and suggests based on studies that it is the best way to explain the many conflicting results in scientific studies of farm animal temperament. From the different studies he presented he then concludes that the Jaak Panksepp ...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mental health issues in the horse.

In this chapter, the physical and psychological factors that serves as threat to the mental health of horses are discussed as well as the diagnosis and treatment options available.

Author(s)
Mills, D. S.; Ricci-Bonot, C.; Hall, S. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mental health issues in captive birds.

This chapter discusses the importance of mental health and well-being in captive birds, with practical recommendations for bird caregivers to maximize the mental wellness of birds in their care.

Author(s)
Seibert, L. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Treatment of emotional distress and disorders - nonpharmacologic methods.

In this chapter the clinical aspects and treatment options for distress-related behaviors in animals were discussed focusing on the non-pharmacological methods.

Author(s)
Reid, P. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The importance of stockmanship to maintain high standards of handling and transport of livestock and poultry.

Both practical wisdom and scientific research show the importance of good stockmanship. Cattle, pigs, sheep and poultry that fear people have lower productivity. Animals that willingly approach people are more productive. The best stock people have a positive attitude, and like animals. Equipment...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
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Cover for Welfare of transported animals: welfare assessment and factors affecting welfare.

All farmed animals are regarded as sentient beings, so their welfare is a matter of much public concern. Positive and negative aspects of the welfare of animals during transport should be assessed using a range of behavioural, physiological and carcass-quality measures. Health is an important part...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behavioural principles of pig handling.

Fear is a motivational state aroused by certain specific stimuli that give rise to avoidance, immobility, threat, defence and attack, depending on the species and the intensity of the fear-provoking stimulus. Pigs that are fearful of people normally show avoidance of people and are more difficult...

Author(s)
Hemsworth, P. H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
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