Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare

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The welfare of animals continues to increase in recognition and concern throughout the world, with more and more research in the field offering new insights into optimal conditions and treatment for the animals we live and work with. Human welfare is often linked to animal welfare, as in many regions a secure food supply depends upon healthy and productive animals. Providing a broad introduction to the key topics in the welfare of animals both large and small, farm and companion, wild and zoo, this fully updated textbook covers ethics, animal pain and injury, health and disease, social conditions, and welfare issues and problems. Critically, it also offers practical advice for welfare assessment, with a full concluding section dedicated to the implementation of solutions. With contributions from renowned international experts, Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition is an essential resource for students and researchers in animal and veterinary sciences.Lighton, J.R.B. (2008) Measuring Metabolic Rates: A Manual for Scientists. ... Marchant-Forde, R.M., Marlin, D.J. and Marchant-Forde, J.N. (2004) Validation of a cardiac monitor for measuring heart ... A., Mitchell, D. and Fuller, A. (2008) Hyperthermia in captured impala (Aepyceros melampus): a fright not flight response.

Title:Animal Welfare
Author:Michael C. Appleby, Barry O. Hughes, Joy A. Mench
Publisher:CABI - 2011


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