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Cover for The slaughter of farmed animals: practical ways of enhancing animal welfare.

This book contains 18 chapters that discuss welfare issues at slaughter; tradeoffs balancing livestock and poultry welfare concerns with the commercial reality of slaughter; conditioning of animals an arrival at the abattoir and their management during lairage; bruising in cattle; behavioural...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.; Cockram, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book
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Cover for Auditing and assessing the welfare of livestock and poultry during pre-slaughter handling and stunning.

Animal-based measures are an effective method for both auditing and monitoring handling and stunning of livestock and poultry in commercial abattoirs. The following variables should be measured. For livestock, the percentage of animals is assessed on five measures: (i) effective stunning with one...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Determining unconsciousness and insensibility in commercial abattoirs.

US and EU legislation require that an animal must be rendered insensible to pain before invasive dressing procedures start. If an animal shows any of the following clinical signs, it must be immediately restunned: (i) righting reflex or retains the ability to stand; (ii) species-specific...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Asking animals an introduction to animal behaviour testing.

This book will give an introduction to the use (and perhaps misuse) of behaviour tests applied to animals. Through illustrative examples from a variety of species, the aim is to inspire the animal experimenter to think about what a given behavioural test can be used for and how the results can be...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Legislation, guidelines and ethical considerations.

In the this chapter discusses the ethical considerations associated with the scientific use of animals in behavioural tests, starting with the legislation put in place to ensure that animals are treated in an ethically defensible manner. It also highlights the authors' opinion on the use animal...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management: physical, cultural, chemical.

The ecology of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus), particularly its persistent soil seed bank, the multiple dispersal mechanisms and the ability to reach reproductive maturity quickly, allows it to persist in areas following initial control activities. To attain the desired level of...

Author(s)
Campbell, S. D.; Vogler, W. D.; Tamado Tana
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Air pollution control: policies and legislations.

Emerging issues such as climate change, ozone layer depletion and global warming have driven policy makers to put a cap on the emission of pollutants through various legislations. Policies and legislations are the most important instrument for the proper functioning of any sector of society....

Author(s)
Ruchi Singh; Amit Kumar
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Laboratory skills and sample collection.

In this chapter the principles of good laboratory practice in a working veterinary environment are discussed and presents the relevant legislation relating to Health and Safety in the laboratory. Also highlighted are guidelines in understanding and safe use of laboratory equipment, proper disposal...

Author(s)
English, K.; Langridge, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pharmacy.

This chapter is devoted to helping veterinary students about the different reminders when it comes to veterinary products, these reminders are knowing the relevant legislation and guidelines associated with storage and dispensing of veterinary medication, the relevant legislation and preparation of ...

Author(s)
Orpet, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Animal welfare and the brave new world of modifying animals.

This chapter discusses the domestication and conventional breeding of animals; biotechnology definitions and methods; effects of biotechnology procedures on animal welfare; effects of cloning procedures on animal welfare; effects of genetic modification procedures on animal welfare; genetic...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter

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