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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 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
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Cover for How to motivate farmers to implement biosecurity measures.

This chapter describes the motivation and barriers regarding the adoption of biosecurity measures based on the perception of farmers.

Author(s)
Collineau, L.; Stärk, K. D. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter discusses the concept and evolution of animal welfare attitudes and regulations.

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Public opinion and the retailer: driving forces in animal welfare?

The effect of consumer/public opinion, attitudes and preferences on the welfare of farmed animals is described.

Author(s)
Buller, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vertebrate/invertebrate - when do we start caring?

This chapter describes changing attitudes on the welfare of crustaceans and cephalopods used as food.

Author(s)
Kuba, M. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Animal experience of domestication.

This chapter discusses how societal demands can affect the domestication process and how this affects domestic animals compared with their wild counterparts. The different conceptions of domestication, domestication from a modern ethological point of view will, the animals' perception of humans and ...

Author(s)
Boivin, X.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Better to have lived and lost - the concept of a life worth living.

This chapter describes out the key features of the "life worth living" concept as they have been recently discussed in the academic literature. It suggests how they might be applied in farm, companion, laboratory and wild animals; considers possible ethical principles involved; ways to evaluate...

Author(s)
Yeates, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Anthropomorphism: faulty thinking or useful tool?

This chapter defines the concept of anthropomorphism in domestic and wild animals.

Author(s)
Foster, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter

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