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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 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, low feather cover is associated with more mortalities and in broilers, poor health ...

Author(s)
Weeks, C. A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grazing and pasture management.

Effective pasture and grazing utilization involves understanding and appreciation of the individual components (land, plant, animal and management) and their potential interactions that can affect various outcomes. The goals of different managers make some pasture management strategies more...

Author(s)
Herring, A. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645070)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The salmonids (family: Salmonidae).

This chapter combines sections on whitefishes, charrs, Atlantic salmon and Pacific salmons and trouts, with a view to detailing key aspects of their biology and culture.

Author(s)
Jobling, M.; Arnesen, A. M.; Benfey, T.; Carter, C.; Hardy, R.; François, N. R. le; O'Keefe, R.; Koskela, J.; Lamarre, S. G.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case study 3: Xilingol grassland, Inner Mongolia.

Xilingol in Nei Menggu, China, has undergone major land degradation and parts have become desert within the past few decades. The dynamic pulse of stocking rate on the spatio-temporal patterns of grassland degradation was altered and this was a key contributing factor, along with large-scale...

Author(s)
Huang JianHui; Bai YongFei; Jiang Ye
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934965)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intensive culture.

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Europe.

Millions of animals are transported long distance (over 8 h) in Europe each year and there has long been concern that this poses serious welfare issues for livestock. These journeys, sometimes in adverse conditions, regularly involve transporting animals thousands of kilometres to slaughter. Routes ...

Author(s)
Corson, S.; Anderson, L.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grazing management of dairy goats on mediterranean herbaceous pastures.

This chapter discusses the feeding behaviour and preference of goats on natural and cultivated pastures, the different grazing techniques and the choice of grazing techniques for goats. The effects of stocking rate and pasture integration with concentrates on the feeding behaviour and milk...

Author(s)
Bonanno, A.; Fedele, V.; Grigoli, A. di
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933487)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction: effect of customer requirements, international standards and marketing structure on the handling and transport of livestock and poultry.

This chapter discusses the increasing awareness of animal welfare around the world and outlines the effective auditing programmes on animal handling, truck loading and unloading and transport stocking density by large, corporate meat buyers. The importance of stockmanship and economic losses from...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932190)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Implementing effective animal welfare auditing programmes.

This chapter covers the implementation of effective animal welfare auditing programmes. The 6 critical control points for effective auditing are outlined: percentage of animals rendered insensible with one application of the stunner; percentage of animals rendered insensible before hoisting,...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932152)
Type
Book chapter

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