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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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Animal behaviour researchers in the UK and Brazil have found that mouth-licking is more frequent when dogs are looking at images of humans with angry...

Date
December 2017
Abstract

Conservation managers worldwide need social science information on visitors to protected areas, as well as natural science information on species and ecosystems. Visitor attitudes and behaviours differ considerably between countries and cultures, and these differences influence environmental...

Authors
Buckley, R.; Zhong LinSheng; Ma XiangYuan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Biological Conservation, 2017, 209, pp 83-88
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Much has been published regarding the animal welfare aspects of Halal slaughter, particularly when carried out without stunning. Although a significant number of animals are being stunned prior to Halal slaughter in the developed world, in fact, the majority of non-Muslims in these countries are...

Date
December 2017
Subjects
animal welfare; books; domestic animals; halal food; livestock; pets; religious beliefs; religious dietary laws; slaughter; stunning
Authors
Fuseini, A.; Knowles, T. G.; Hadley, P. J.; Wotton, S. B.
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
AbstractFull Text

The effect of two feeding methods (indoors vs. grazing.) was studied in ovines. Twelve lambs fed fresh forage (predominantly Lotus corniculatus) during 6 h per day were allocated in 2 groups: forage cut and offered to animals housed indoors (I) or at pasture (P). Feeding behavior, ruminal pH and...

Authors
Pérez-Ruchel, A.; Repetto, J. L.; Cajarville, C.
Publisher
Sociedad de Medicina Veterinaria del Uruguay
Publication
Veterinaria (Montevideo), 2017, 54, 207, pp 32-38
AbstractFull Text

Objective - The study aims to determine efficacy of propofol as an inmersión agent to induce anesthesia in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Design - Experimental study. Animals - 36 healthy rainbow trout. Procedure - Trouts were sorted randomly in two groups, 18 fish each one. Both groups were...

Authors
Prieto, G. F.; Urzúa, N. F.; Mancini, M. A.; Tonini, M. P.; Messina, J.; Salas, S.; Errecalde, C. A.
Publisher
Iranian Veterinary Surgery Association
Publication
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Surgery, 2017, 12, 1, pp 18-24
AbstractFull Text

The goal of the study was the examination of the Hungarian pig sector with particular attention paid to the available assets, to the composition of the non-current assets, to the depreciation value, to the value of gross and net investments and to the value of various supports. It was found that...

Authors
Ábel, I.; Baranyai, N. H.; Bánhegyi, G.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture
Publication
Journal of Central European Agriculture, 2017, 18, 1, pp 245-259
AbstractFull Text

The study was carried out to evaluate short-term administration of Gelam honey. A single oral administration of the honey at a dose of 5000 mg/kg body weight on male Sprague Dawley rats (test group) for 14 days did not produce any signs of toxicity, behavioral changes, mortality, changes on gross...

Authors
Samat, S.; Nor, N. M.; Hussein, F. N.; Eshak, Z.; Ismail, W. I. W.
Publisher
Faculty of Food Science and Technology
Publication
International Food Research Journal, 2017, 24, 4, pp 1519-1524
AbstractFull Text

A total of two hundred twenty five day-old Cobb broiler chicks were distributed into five groups (15 birds/group, three replicates for each treatment). The dietary treatments were designed to fed the chicks of basal diet without supplementation (control), basal diet supplemented with 0.5, 0.75 and...

Authors
Ramadan, S. G. A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University
Publication
Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2017, 55, 1, pp 74-82

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