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Animal Welf
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ANIMAL WELF

PAPERBACK BY APPLEBY, MICHAEL (EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY, UK); APPLEBY, MICHAEL (EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY, UK); BLACHE, DOMINIQUE (THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA); MENCH, JOY (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, USA); OLSSON, ANNA (RESEARCHER, INSTITUTE FOR MOLECULAR AND CELL BIOLOGY, PORTUGAL); HUGHES, BARRY (THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, UK); HUGHES, BARRY (THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, UK); MENCH, JOY (UNIVERSITY...

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ISBN
9781845936594
IMPRINT
CABI PUBLISHING
 
 
EDITION
2ND EDITION
PUBLISHER
CABI PUBLISHING
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
344 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
13 JUN 2011

DESCRIPTION

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 the optimal conditions and treatment for the animals we live and work with. Providing a broad introduction to the key topics in the welfare of animals large and small, farm and companion, wild and zoo, this fully updated textbook covers ethics, animal pain and injury, health and disease and social conditions, welfare issues and problems, their assessment, and solutions. With contributions from renowned international experts Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition is an essential resource for students and researchers in animal and veterinary sciences.

CONTENTS

Introduction: IntroductionPart I: Issues1: Animal ethics2: Understanding animal welfarePart II: Problems3: Environmental challenge and animal agency4: Hunger and thirst5: Pain6: Fear and other negative emotions7: Behavioural restrictionPart III: Assessment8: Health and disease9: Behaviour10: Physiology11: Preference and motivation research12: Practical strategies to assess (and improve) welfarePart IV: Solutions13: Physical conditions14: Social conditions15: Human contact16: Genetic selectionPart V: Implementation17: Economics18: Incentives and enforcement19: International issues