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Animal Welfare & Behaviour

Covering all aspects of animal behaviour, cognition, emotion and how animals cope with welfare challenges.

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8 - 12 September 2019 - Wroclaw

Venue
Wroclaw
Country
Poland
Contact
The Organizing Comittee Headquarters
Contact Details
Department of Environmental Hygiene and Animal Welfare, Chełmońskiego 38 C, 51-630 Wrocław, Poland.
Tel
+48 71 320 5862
Abstract

Conflicts among health care professionals often stem from misperceptions about each profession's role in the health care industry. These divisive tendencies impede progress in multidisciplinary collaborations to improve human, animal, and environmental health. Inter-professional education (IPE) may...

Author(s)
Englar, R. E.; Show-Ridgway, A.; Noah, D. L.; Appelt, E.; Kosinski, R.
Publisher
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
Publication
Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 2018, 45, 3, pp 423-436
News Article

The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has released a Consensus Statement, Feline Feeding Programs: Addressing Behavioral Needs to...

Date
October 2018
CAB ReviewFull Text

Olfaction is the primary sensory communication mode for most mammals; social, sexual, maternal and feeding behaviours are four basic and fundamental aspects directly related to olfaction. Herein we consider these four main aspects of olfaction in a variety of mammals from the families Ungulata and...

Date
October 2018
Subjects
animal anatomy; animal behaviour; animal welfare; brain; dams (mothers); diet; domestic animals; feeding behaviour; maternal behaviour; olfactory organs; olfactory stimulation; predation; progeny; reproductive behaviour; reviews; sexual behaviour; smell; ungulates; vomeronasal organ
Author(s)
Mota-Rojas, D.; Orihuela, A.; Napolitano, F.; Mora-Medina, P.; Orozco-Gregorio, H.; Alonso-Spilsbury, M.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Principles of cattle production.

This third edition of Principles of Cattle Production describes existing cattle production systems in detail and examines many of the concerns, the difficulties in changing existing systems and how they can become more sustainable. This book has twelve chapters that will address these production...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
AbstractFull Text

Free-range areas are important for the welfare of laying hens. Chickens are forest animals that try to avoid large open areas. Providing shelter in the form of trees can improve the quality of the free-range area for the chicken. Also trees can provide extra income for the farmer. This paper...

Author(s)
Boosten, M.; Penninkhof, J.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 424-427
AbstractFull Text

To assess an innovative method, and to get a better understanding of browsing behavior of dairy cows and the performance of self-medicating behavior a 13-day preliminary trial was conducted. On a silvopastoral site of a Dutch organic dairy farm, data were collected with 4 wildlife digital cameras...

Author(s)
Roelen, S. S. M.; Luske, B.; Wagenaar, J. P.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 319-323
AbstractFull Text

Dogs serve human society in various ways by working at tasks that are based on their superior olfactory sensitivity. However, it has been reported that only about half of all trained dogs may qualify as working dogs through conventional breeding management because proper temperament and health are...

Author(s)
Kim MinJung; Oh HyunJu; Hwang SunYoung; Hur TaiYoung; Lee ByeongChun
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science
Publication
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2018, 19, 5, pp 585-591
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to assess whether horses are aware of and affected by emotional states of their stable-mates. Four mare-foal pairs and one gelding were subjected to two types of treatment: (I) - a stress caused by separation of the foal and the dam, or (II) - observing the reactions to...

Author(s)
Żelazna, R.; Jezierski, T.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding
Publication
Animal Science Papers and Reports, 2018, 36, 3, pp 333-338
AbstractFull Text

Semen collection in the dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius) is performed using different types of artificial vagina (AV) (long, short, with cervix imitation, with plastic or silicone inner liner) either held by an operator or fitted inside a camel dummy. However, systematic studies about the...

Author(s)
Monaco, D.; Fatnassi, M.; Lamia, D.; Padalino, B.; Seddik, M. M.; Khorchani, T.; Hammadi, M.; Lacalandra, G. M.
Publisher
United Arab Emirates University, Faculty of Food and Agriculture
Publication
Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 2018, 30, 4, pp 326-334

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