Sheep

The welfare of sheep sold for live export

Author: 
Hewitt, Lizzy
Published: 
2014
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Discusses aspects of welfare during both land and sea transport, and the implications of recently discovered feed additives: flaxseed and quercetin.
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Sheep and their welfare: Live export

Author: 
Wille, Danielle
Published: 
2014
Essay Description: 
A discussion of recent advances in research into the impacts of transport, especially long distance, on sheep welfare
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Welfare implications of husbandry procedures for lambs in Australia

Discusses whether psychological and physiological stressors alter the acute pain response to routine husbandry procedures, such as docking and mulesing, in lambs.

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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Breech modification of Merino lambs for flystrike prevention

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

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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Mulesing - A Review of Alternatives Researched in 2011-2012

This review compares the welfare implications of mulesing with two emerging alternatives: occlusive clips and intradermal treatments.

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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Live transport of sheep: animal welfare concerns

An analysis of recent studies concerned with the live transport (by land and sea) of sheep, and welfare implications

Author: 
Drummer, Lauren
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3281
Essay Description: 
An analysis of recent studies concerned with the live transport (by land and sea) of sheep, and welfare implications
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The Welfare of Sheep: Mulesing and its alternatives for controlling breech flystrike

Addresses the welfare problems caused by mulesing and discusses the criteria of alternatives currently available for controlling breech flystrike in sheep in Australia.

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

Discusses the welfare issues associated with current mulesing techniques and the benefits of alternative methods in terms of both sheep welfare and productivity.

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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Making Life Better for Sheep: Advances in the Science of Sheep Welfare Assessment

Outlines some advances in the knowledge of sheep welfare.

Author: 
Belling, Hannah
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3253
Essay Description: 
Outlines some advances in the knowledge of sheep welfare.
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Assessing and Alleviating the Pain of Castration and Tail-docking in Sheep

Investigates the use of drug treatments in alleviating the pain of tail docking and castration in sheep.

Author: 
Brady, Madeleine
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3221
Essay Description: 
Investigates the use of drug treatments in alleviating the pain of tail docking and castration in sheep.
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