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Cover for Advice for cat owners.

In this chapter, ways on managing feline stress due to various stress factors (diseases, predators, neutering, presence of other cats and neighboring animals) as well advice on putting fences were discussed.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The fence - the welfare implications of the loss of the true wild.

This describes some of the impacts of fencing on the behaviour, ecology and welfare of wild animals.

Author(s)
Hart, A. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Rabbit housing and conditions.

This chapter explores and emphasizes why it is insufficient for a rabbit to be kept in a hutch and provides information about alternative living conditions that include sufficient space and proper enrichment.

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Handling facilities and restraint of extensively raised range cattle.

Single-file races and cattle yards using behavioural principles will improve animal handling efficiency and reduce stress. A round crowd pen built in a full half circle with solid sides takes advantage of the natural behaviour of cattle to go back to where they came from. Single-file or double-file ...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling and transport of cattle and pigs in South America.

This chapter covers animal handling and transport research in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. Data collected from 2005 to 2012 clearly show that bruising and other damage to beef and pork carcasses can be greatly reduced by training truck drivers and handlers, and by simple improvements in facilities....

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Strappini, A. C.; Gallo, C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter

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