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Cover for Road and rail transportation.

This chapter begins with a brief look at the modern history of rail and road transportation. Special attention is paid to the rise of the private automobile because of its dominance in many countries. The reasons for its rise and the challenges private automobiles present to society, cities and the ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behavioural principles of handling beef cattle and the design of corrals, lairages, races and loading ramps.

Beef cattle and other grazing animals have behaviour patterns during handling that are influenced by vision. A prey species animal has wide-angle vision that will detect rapid motion and possible danger. The eight basic behavioural patterns during handling in grazing animals are: (i) flight zone;...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transport of pigs.

Transport stress is both an animal welfare issue, resulting in animal losses and fatigued animals at slaughter, and a meat quality issue, resulting in carcass depreciation and meat quality defects. Both issues may result in significant economic losses for the industry. The welfare of pigs during...

Author(s)
Faucitano, L.; Lambooij, E.
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, 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 Health effects of recreation vehicle noise: laboratory evidence for mood and heart rate.

This project aimed to illustrate the numerous ways in which excessive noise in protected areas can have negative impacts on health and wellbeing. A laboratory simulation of national parks was carried out using a sample of graduate and undergraduate students (n=77) who volunteered in exchange for...

Author(s)
Benfield, J. A.; Weinzimmer, D.; Taff, B. D.; Newman, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transmission of pig diseases and biosecurity in pig production.

This chapter reviews the routes of direct and indirect transmission of the most common pig diseases and translated into biosecurity measures. These measures might help in preventing infectious agents from moving between and within pig farms via these routes. This chapter likewise presents...

Author(s)
Dewulf, J.; Postma, M.; Vanbeselaere, B.; Maes, D.; Filippitzi, M. E.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transmission of cattle diseases and biosecurity in cattle farms.

An overview of the essential aspects of cattle health and specific practical biosecurity (internal and external) measures for dairy, beef and veal calf farms was highlighted in this chapter.

Author(s)
Sarrazin, S.; Damiaans, B.; Renault, V.; Saegerman, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Speciality ground transportation.

This chapter describes different forms and experiences of recreational ground transportation and their importance within the tourism industry. These include automobile experiences and courses, animal-based transport, bicycling, segways, recreational vehicles, rickshaws, and walking.

Author(s)
Gross, S.; Klemmer, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Buses and motor coaches.

This chapter highlights the differences between buses and motor coaches and the services they provide and discusses the historical development of this transport sector, as well as its current state in regards to tourism. The European and North American regulatory frameworks and the associations...

Author(s)
Gross, S.; Klemmer, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642147)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Modes of tourism and leisure travel by older adults.

This chapter aims to describe the most popular modes of transport used by older adults for leisure travel, as well as to discuss the characteristics of the drive market as the most popular mode of leisure travel for older adults. Discussions on the use of recreational vehicles to establish...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter

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