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Animal welfare has emerged as a scientific discipline only in the past 30 years, but a significant body of scientists has developed worldwide in this time. Over the past quarter century, several aggregations of scientists, centres of animal welfare, have become established. This can bring the...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.; Molento, C. F. M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 5,
Abstract

Public concern for farm animal welfare is growing. However, high welfare purchases require consumers to make sense of often confusing labels. This study aims to investigate consumers' preferences for higher welfare products with on-package animal welfare labels and to explore whether providing...

Author(s)
Cornish, A. R.; Briley, D.; Wilson, B. J.; Raubenheimer, D.; McGreevy, P. D.; Schlosberg, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Appetite, 2020, 148,
Abstract

This study sought to investigate Chinese farmers' attitude towards animal welfare by using the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB). According to the TPB, an individual's intention to behave in a certain way is determined by his/her attitude towards the behaviour (specific attitude - importance - and...

Author(s)
Platto, S.; Zhu, Q.; Guo, A.; He, Q.; Hu, S.; Valros, A.; Irwin, A.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2020, 29, 1, pp 99-112
CAB ReviewFull Text

In the field of animal welfare science, the main focus has traditionally been on the risk factors for, and prevention of, animal welfare problems. More recently, the topic of measuring animal welfare at the individual level or at the group level has attracted substantial attention among animal...

Author(s)
Berg, C.; Hedman, F. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 025, pp 1-10
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of participating in the annual Animal Welfare Assessment Contest (AWJAC) on veterinary students' self-perceived knowledge of and attitudes toward animal welfare science and on participants' career choices. SAMPLE: 46 veterinary students who participated in the...

Author(s)
Johnson, C. L.; McKinney, L. J.; Patterson-Kane, E. G.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2020, 256, 2, pp 239-244
Abstract

What should leading discourses and innovation regarding animal welfare look like for the veterinary profession in the 2020s? This essay considers four main challenges into which veterinarians are increasingly being drawn, as they respond to increasing public expectation for them to be scientific...

Author(s)
Vieira, A. de P.; Anthony, R.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 4,
Abstract

Looking at the issues from an economic perspective, we examine four approaches to the improvement of farm animal welfare: legislative initiatives, and initiatives driven by producers, consumer choice (labelling), and food companies (Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR). We take as our starting...

Author(s)
Christensen, T.; Denver, S.; Sandøe, P.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2019, 28, 1, pp 95-106
Abstract

This is the seventh annual report from the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare. It analyses the farm animal welfare management and performance of 150 of the world's largest food companies, across 35 distinct, objective criteria. As such, it is the most authoritative and comprehensive global...

Author(s)
Amos, N.; Sullivan, R.
Publisher
Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare, London, UK
Citation
The business benchmark on farm animal welfare report 2018, 2019, pp 78 pp.
Abstract

The teaching of animal welfare in Indian veterinary education is limited. Current knowledge and attitudes to animal welfare and euthanasia, and the effect of a targeted educational intervention, were assessed in 84 Indian national and 49 non-Indian veterinarians attending a 2-week training course...

Author(s)
Rayner, E. L.; Airikkala-Otter, I.; Bacon, H. J.; Walters, H. M.; Gamble, L.; Langford, F. M.
Publisher
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 2020, 47, 2, pp 202-217
Abstract

Farm animal welfare in the People's Republic of China (henceforth, China) is not well represented in the international scientific literature. This may lead researchers, advocates and those with agricultural partnerships in China to assume that animal welfare is not a field of interest there. This...

Author(s)
Sinclair, M.; Zhang Yu; Descovich, K.; Phillips, C. J. C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 3,

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