Sheep

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.

The welfare implications associated with mulesing and an evaluation of alternative practices

Author
Fogarty, Eloise
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3289
Essay Description
Discusses the welfare issues associated with current mulesing techniques and the benefits of alternative methods in terms of both sheep welfare and productivity.
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Discusses the welfare issues associated with current mulesing techniques and the benefits of alternative methods in terms of both sheep welfare and productivity.

The Welfare of Sheep: Mulesing and its alternatives for controlling breech flystrike

Author
Lai, Lik Hang
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3284
Essay Description
Addresses the welfare problems caused by mulesing and discusses the criteria of alternatives currently available for controlling breech flystrike in sheep in Australia.
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Addresses the welfare problems caused by mulesing and discusses the criteria of alternatives currently available for controlling breech flystrike in sheep in Australia.

Mulesing - A Review of Alternatives Researched in 2011-2012

Author
Gillis, Beth
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3273
Essay Description
This review compares the welfare implications of mulesing with two emerging alternatives: occlusive clips and intradermal treatments.
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This review compares the welfare implications of mulesing with two emerging alternatives: occlusive clips and intradermal treatments.

Breech modification of Merino lambs for flystrike prevention

Author
Johnson, Aly
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3272
Essay Description
An assessment of the systemic effects, tissue damage, wound healing and efficacy of three different methods of breech modification of Merino lambs for flystrike prevention
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An assessment of the systemic effects, tissue damage, wound healing and efficacy of three different methods of breech modification of Merino lambs for flystrike prevention

The Impacts of Mulesing Alternatives on Sheep Welfare

Author
Matthews, R
Published
2010
vein Essay ID
3231
Essay Description
Discusses mulesing as a means of preventing fly-strike in sheep, and discusses pain management and alternatives to this method, to improve sheep welfare.
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Discusses mulesing as a means of preventing fly-strike in sheep, and discusses pain management and alternatives to this method, to improve sheep welfare.