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Cover for Managing behaviour during ill health.

This chapter describes the effects of diseases and injuries on the behaviour and emotional welfare of dogs; how to manage any undesirable behaviour triggered by these conditions; ensure that the animal's emotional needs are being met; prevent transient illness in having an ongoing effect on...

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246810)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Welfare of farmed and pet rabbits.

This chapter discusses welfare issues of farmed and pet rabbits on the following aspects: housing, mortality and injuries; handling and providing for needs; and rabbits as companions.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Welfare of cats.

This chapter discusses welfare issues in cats on the following aspects: domestication and breeding; mutilations of cats for the convenience of its owners; unwanted cats and methods of killing; behaviour problems; managing impacts of cats on wild animals; inappropriate feeding; and inadequate...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Welfare of sheep and goats.

This chapter discusses welfare issues in sheep and goats on the following aspects: farm mutilations; footrot and other diseases; outdoor and indoor management systems.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Welfare during transport of livestock and poultry.

This chapter discusses if an animal is fit for transport, the preparation of animals for transport, the design of loading ramps and handling facilities, how to determine if bruises and injuries are occurring on vehicles or in the abattoir, research on space requirements and rest stops and the use...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The importance of good pre-slaughter handling to improve meat quality in cattle, pigs, sheep and poultry.

In this chapter the factors that can cause meat quality problems during handling and transport of meat animals were discussed as well as on the importance of low-stress handling to maintain meat quality. Topics that were also given emphasis includes how on-farm conditions have an effect on meat...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Miscellaneous conditions.

In this chapter the aetiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment of miscellaneous conditions in raptors such as air sac rupture, anticoagulant toxicity, bumblefoot, cloacal prolapse, ectoparasite infestation, egg binding, electrocution, emaciation, head trauma, lead poisoning, metabolic and ...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soft tissue surgery.

This chapter describes the equipment and surgical procedures to treat injuries in wild raptors.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Time for release!

This chapter discussed cases wherein birds have been trapped in a chimney and how to look for common problems before helping the trapped birds. Also highlighted in this chapter are tricks to capture warehouse birds.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An introduction to implementing an effective animal welfare program.

This chapter describes how to implement animal welfare assessment programmes; the most severe animal welfare problems that must be corrected immediately; how to measure bruises, injuries and other animal welfare problems at the slaughter plant; the conceptual frameworks for forming animal welfare...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter

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