Farm Animal Welfare by M. Baxter

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Written in English

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  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Science / Zoology,
  • Science

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Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL10185127M
ISBN 100412723603
ISBN 109780412723605

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Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics charts the history of our understanding of farm animal welfare, throughout time – the human use of animals in different eras, and farming in different systems – seeing the emergence of intensification and science and technology.

Farm Forward is a (c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to promote conscientious eating, reduce farmed animal suffering, and advance sustainable agriculture. Farm Forward aims to eliminate the most harmful practices in intensive animal agriculture, increase the market share of humane and sustainable animal agriculture, and raise awareness about the cultural significance of animal agriculture.

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There is a lack of consensus around the specific responsibilities companies have for farm animal welfare, and around how companies should treat the animals in their or in their suppliers’ care.

This book, The Business of Farm Animal Welfare, provides an extensive, authoritative analysis of current corporate practice on farm animal welfare.

How do you define the quality of life of a farmed animal. This timely book addresses the complex and often controversial issues surrounding the assessment and improvement of farm animal welfare. Based on a large, multi-disciplinary EU funded research project called Welfare Quality, it discusses the.

“This book succeeds in giving animal welfare scientists a better appreciation of animal nutrition in the context of farming systems. This is intended as an advanced book for researchers, teachers, government officials, international organisation officers, donors, extension workers, veterinarians and.

Feb 26,  · Updated Farm Animal Welfare book revised, this bestselling textbook continues to provide a broad introduction to the key topics in the welfare of animals both large and small, farm and companion, wild and zoo. It retains all the popular features of the previous editions with coverage of key issues such as ethics, animal pain and injury, health and disease, social conditions, and welfare dilemmas and problems.

Completely updated and revised, and with a new author team, this second edition of Farm Animal Behaviour continues to provide essential information on normal and stereotypic behaviors in a wide variety of farm animals to help in the assessment and diagnosis of their welfare.

- Comprehensive coverage of a range of farmed animals from horses, cattle, sheep, goats and pigs through to. Animal Welfare Act. The Animal Welfare Act establishes requirements concerning the transportation, sale, and handling of certain animals and includes restrictions on the importation of dogs for purposes of resale, prohibitions on animal fighting ventures, and provisions intended.

This book provides a state of the art account of business and farm animal welfare. It sets out the reasons for companies to be concerned about farm animal welfare, analyses the business case for action and provides practical guidance to companies on how they manage the welfare of the animals in their care.

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Humane animal farming is better for everyone. Animals live longer, healthier and more active lives. High welfare farming can be less damaging to the environment.

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It also clearly sets out what still needs to be done and presents selected strategies and technologies (automation, proxy indicators, targeting of risk factors, etc.) designed to ensure the continued improvement of welfare and its assessment.

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The large body of published research on farm animal welfare addresses topics ranging from basic biological principles of welfare assessment to applications for evaluating and improving housing, husbandry, transport, and slaughter.

At the Poultry Research Centre and the University of Edinburgh, UK, he carried out research for 20 years on behavior and welfare of farm animals, before a period with The Humane Society of the United States in Washington, DC.

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Margaret Wise Brown (shelved 15 times as farm-animals). The Guide covers three meaningful certification programs that represent a spectrum of higher-welfare ways to raise farm animals: Animal Welfare Approved, Certified Humane ® and Global Animal Partnership.

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It is often not realized that farm animals can suffer when they are fed unsuitable diets, which may be because these diets are more economic or the farmer does not know how to rectify poor nutrition.

Jan 25,  · Last year, our Executive Director, Adele Douglass, was interviewed for At the Fork, a farm animal welfare documentary released this month that follows the film’s two directors, an Austin couple – one a vegetarian and one an omnivore – as they visit farms across the nation to explore how farm animals are raised for food.

Get this from a library. Farm animal welfare: social, bioethical, and research issues. [Bernard E Rollin] -- Animals born with bones and muscles are meant to move.

In modern systems of intensive agriculture, however, many animals - notably, swine, veal calves, and poultry - are rigorously confined. In this. by Franklin D. McMillan November Since publication of the first edition of this book, public concern for the well-being Animal Welfare, Forensics & Ethics February 11, Mar 21,  · The organisation said it executed a search warrant at the Storybook Farm Animal Garden Rescue in north Brisbane after a number of concerns were raised.

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Laws. While most Americans expect our existing laws to protect farm animals, the reality falls far short. Animals raised for food are among the least-protected animals in our nation.

The Animal Welfare Institute analyzes animal agriculture practices and scientific studies and works to inform and influence policymaking in a manner that raises the welfare standards of animals on the farm. Welfare concerns vary for cattle, pigs, sheep and goats, and poultry raised for food production.

Click through the links to find more about. Nov 16,  · This review explores what we know about different levels of concern for animal welfare in food production by such stakeholders as veterinarians, farmers, and the general public.

Despite the general public’s level of concern for animal welfare in food production being high, their understanding and knowledge is by: Freeing all the pigs may make people happy, but not the pigs One of the outcomes of the initial efforts by the UK Government to implement stronger farm animal welfare standards in was the development of a set of principles that it was considered should form the basis of any farm animal welfare policy.

The book is aimed at "all students, postgraduates and practitioners in veterinary medicine, animal science, welfare and ethology" and was written with the belief that deep knowledge of animal behavior is a critical component of any effort aimed at improving the health and welfare of animals.

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The Complete Textbook of Animal Health and Welfare is a core text for students in animal care, animal technology or animal science programmes, and a supplementary text for related equine, wildlife and veterinary courses.

Disruptions of an animal's social behaviour can, in some respects at least, mimic the effects of such classical stressors as infection and exposure to low temperatures.

For example, Barnett () found enlarged adrenals among wild rats which were subjected to attack by other rats in the laboratory. However, the experience of being attacked was not necessary for this physiological response, as Cited by:. Management and Welfare of Farm Animals: The UFAW Farm Handbook.

John Webster (Editor) Through successive editions, Management and Welfare of Farm Animals has gained international recognition as a classic introductory textbook for students of agriculture and veterinary science.The third edition of this established textbook on the behaviour and welfare of cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry was originally published by Baillière Tindall inand has now been reprinted in paperback form.

Book: Farm animal behaviour and welfare. 3 + pp. Abstract: The third edition of this established textbook Cited by: This book is an essential part of the wider ranging series Advances in Farm Animal Welfare, with coverage of cattle, sheep and pigs.

With its expert editor and international team of contributors.

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