Animal Husbandry

Welfare implications of husbandry procedures for lambs in Australia

Author
Wilkins, Sabine
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3293
Essay Description
Discusses whether psychological and physiological stressors alter the acute pain response to routine husbandry procedures, such as docking and mulesing, in lambs.
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Discusses whether psychological and physiological stressors alter the acute pain response to routine husbandry procedures, such as docking and mulesing, in lambs.

Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in captivity: Advances in husbandry and an increased understanding of their psychological needs

Author
Lai, Nicholas
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3287
Essay Description
Discusses recent findings indicating improvements in captive dolphin care, and potential sources of environmental enrichment, including “toys” and the human-animal bond.
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Discusses recent findings indicating improvements in captive dolphin care, and potential sources of environmental enrichment, including “toys” and the human-animal bond.

Piglets and Weaning: Improving Welfare of Piglets by means of Diet and Environment

Author
Yoshimura, Kasumi
Published
2011
vein Essay ID
3256
Essay Description
Investigates tools for improving the management of piglets during weaning, with the aim of reducing stress and improving welfare. RSPCA Australia Pig Welfare Science Prize 2011
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Investigates tools for improving the management of piglets during weaning, with the aim of reducing stress and improving welfare.

Contemporary improvements to the housing conditions and welfare of farmed Blue Fox (Vulpes lagopus) by encouraging typical species-specific behaviour

Author
Flanagan, Cassandra
Published
2011
vein Essay ID
3248
Essay Description
Summarises new findings on housing practices for Blue Foxes, and discusses the welfare implications of the findings.

Summarises new findings on housing practices for Blue Foxes, and discusses the welfare implications of the findings.

Minimisation of pain in cattle castration with respect to method, age and pain relief

Author
Rajkumar, Dharshinee
Published
2006
vein Essay ID
2736
Essay Description
Animal welfare essay. Minimisation of pain in cattle castration with respect to method, age and pain relief.

Animal welfare essay. Minimisation of pain in cattle castration with respect to method, age and pain relief.