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Cover for Dilemmas in animal welfare.

This book is comprised of 11 chapters covering different dilemmas in animal welfare. It deals with how, when deciding on the best way to treat an animal or groups of animals, one can be torn either between different concerns relating to the physical and affective welfare of the animal or between...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Weary, D. M.; Sandøe, P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642161)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction: values, dilemmas and solutions.

This chapter introduces values, dilemmas and solutions regarding animal welfare. Dilemmas relating to animal welfare are explained, and examples of these dilemmas within animal welfare are given. Dilemmas within a wider view of animal ethics are discussed as well as dealing with these dilemmas.

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Weary, D. M.; Sandøe, P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642161)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Whom should we eat? Why veal can be better for welfare than chicken.

Some people express their concerns about the suffering and death of farm animals by becoming vegetarian or vegan, but others think that eating food from sentient animals is justifiable. Such food should come from animals with the best possible welfare, and this is affected by people's food choices. ...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642161)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Making a resilient poultry industry in Europe.

This chapter presents an overview of the factors that can contribute to a resilient poultry industry and which of these factors may be a threat. It highlights the factors that may contribute to a resilient poultry industry in Europe taking into account the global scale, and which factors may be a...

Author(s)
Neeteson-van Nieuwenhoven, A. M.; Appleby, M. C.; Hogarth, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal welfare.

This second edition book is a collection of topics on animal welfare from 46 authors of varying expertise of 15 countries. The book is composed of five parts: I (issues), introduces the background and philosophy of animal welfare; II (problems), covers problems of animal welfare; III (assessment),...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Mench, J. A.; Olsson, I. A. S.; Hughes, B. O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936594)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Physical conditions.

The physical environment of an animal is sometimes altered if it is found to cause problems for animal welfare. These changes are commonly quite specific (making changes to space, food, water, aspects of housing design such as flooring, or to other environmental factors such as air quality) and may ...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.; Appleby, M. C.; Waran, N. K.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936594)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International issues.

Globalization and global issues affect all animals, particularly those kept primarily for monetary reasons. This contributes to internationalism - activity by individuals or groups on an international basis, including sharing of information. We discuss the impacts on animal welfare of increasing...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Huertas, S. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936594)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tales about tails: is the mutilation of animals justifiable in their best interests or in ours?

Tail docking, involving surgical or non-surgical removal of a portion of the tail, is one of the most widely carried out and contentious mutilations inflicted by humans on animals. To differing extents, this procedure is carried out on farm livestock, draught animals and companion animals. The...

Author(s)
Edwards, S.; Bennett, P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642161)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fat companions: understanding the welfare effects of obesity in cats and dogs.

Overfeeding is arguably the most significant feeding-related welfare problem for companion animals in developed countries. From an animal welfare perspective, the amount fed presents a dilemma between avoiding feelings of hunger and maximizing animal health. This chapter will not only focus on the...

Author(s)
Sandøe, P.; Corr, S.; Palmer, C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642161)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Welfare and quantity of life.

Animal welfare science is focused mostly on evaluating and improving the quality of life of animals that actually exist. This leaves out a range of ethically relevant issues regarding the quantity of life - in terms of number of animals living and the longevity of each animal. In many cases,...

Author(s)
Franco, N. H.; Magalhães-Sant'Ana, M.; Olsson, I. A. S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642161)
Type
Book chapter

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