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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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Acute activation of the immune system often initiates a suite of behavioural changes. These "sickness behaviours" - involving lethargy and decreased activity - may be particularly costly on invasion fronts, where evolutionary pressures on dispersal favour individuals that move large distances. We...

Author(s)
Brown, G. P.; Holden, D.; Shine, R.; Phillips, B. L.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
Journal of Animal Ecology, 2018, 87, 3, pp 716-726
News Article

Almost 600 members of scientific community, including four Nobel Laureates,have published a letter in USA Today that calls on U.S. research...

Date
June 2018
Author(s)
M Djuric
CABI Book Info
Cover for One welfare: a framework to improve animal welfare and human well-being.

This book focuses on the definitions, concepts, frameworks and guidelines of One Welfare. The book is divided into five sections (section 1, the connections between animal and human abuse and neglect; section 2, the social implications of improved animal welfare; section 3, animal health and...

Author(s)
Pinillos, R. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393845)
CAB ReviewFull Text

In the course of human history, the primary use of animals for more than 10 000 years has been agricultural - food, fibre, locomotion and power. And for most of that history, the well-being of the animals being used was assured by necessity. If one did not practice good husbandry, the animals did...

Date
June 2018
Subjects
animal breeding; animal production; animal welfare; attitudes; biotechnology; domestic animals; ethics; genetic engineering; history; livestock; livestock farming; regulations
Author(s)
Rollin, B. E.
Event

25 - 26 October 2018 - Hong Kong

AbstractFull Text

Aim: The study determined the effect of ascorbic acid (administered orally and intramuscularly) in short-term transportation stress. Materials and Methods: Twenty-four apparently healthy Kalahari goats were grouped into four groups (A, B, C, and D) of 6 animals each: Group A - untreated and...

Author(s)
Biobaku, K. T.; Omobowale, T. O.; Akeem, A. O.; Aremu, A.; Okwelum, N.; Adah, A. S.
Publisher
Veterinary World
Publication
Veterinary World, 2018, 11, 5, pp 674-680
AbstractFull Text

The rise in the Muslim population with the economic disability of Muslim countries have made the term halal common all around the world. The lack of information about halal in non-Muslim countries has made the status of imported halal products uncertain for Muslim countries. Halal meat is the most...

Author(s)
Benzertiha, A.; Kierończyk, B.; Rawski, M.; Józefiak, A.; Mazurkiewicz, J.; Józefiak, D.; Messikh, M. S.; Świątkiewicz, S.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych
Publication
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2018, 74, 6, pp 371-376
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this study is to condition the horses used in hippotherapy, it was conducted by the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology in Campus Barbacena, Minas Gerais, Brazil and aims to provide improvements in the work already practiced and on the welfare of the horse. The...

Author(s)
Pereira, R. V. G.; Villanova, D. F. Q.; Tafuri, N. M. A.; Minighin, D. C.; Carvalho, W. T. V.; Baumgratz, J. L.
Publisher
Pubvet
Publication
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 6, pp 1-5
AbstractFull Text

The present article aimed to study the physiological and behavioral effects on the olfactory performance of police dogs, after everyday stress situations that occurred before to the execution of the task of detecting drugs and explosives. The effect of stress was studied from the simulation of...

Author(s)
Machado, L. L. M.; Montanha, J. C.; Silva, S. L. da
Publisher
Pubvet
Publication
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 6, pp 1-9
AbstractFull Text

In Veterinary Education, non-harmful alternatives methods have been explored in order to replace the use of animals as a teaching resource. The objective of this study was to analyze the students' opinion regarding the use of a low cost model for training ovariaosalpingohysterectomy in small...

Author(s)
Kano, N. N.; Collere, F. C. M.; Laube, L. F.; Stedile, S. T. de O.; Carareto, R.
Publisher
Pubvet
Publication
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 5, pp 1-8

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