Castration

Developments in the Use of Meloxicam as Pre-operative Pain Relief during Surgical Castration of Piglets

Author: 
Wo, Shelley
Published: 
2015
Essay Description: 
Discusses the issue of surgical castration without pain mitigation and explores possible methods of pain relief to improve piglet welfare. RSPCA Australia Pig Welfare Science Prize 2015
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Refining Pain Relief during Lamb Castration and Tail-docking

Author: 
Pickett, Holly
Published: 
2015
Essay Description: 
Explores increasing welfare concerns about less-than-ideal pain relief being given to young lambs (Ovis aries) during basic husbandry procedures.
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Immunocastration: Is it an Effective Alternative to the Surgical Castration of Male Pigs?

Author: 
Tym, Annabel
Published: 
2013
Essay Description: 
Examines the effectiveness of immunocastration as an alternative to surgical castration in pigs.
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The Welfare Impacts of Recent Developments in Calf-castration Alternatives and the use of Local Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Author: 
Hewavisenti, Rehana
Published: 
2013
Essay Description: 
Examines the impacts of modified castration procedures on calves
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Advances in the use of immunocastration as an alternative to surgical castration in male pigs

Discusses the use of immunocastration as a welfare-friendly alternative to surgical castration in order to reduce the risk of boar taint in male pigs.

Author: 
Connor, Caitlin
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3274
Essay Description: 
Discusses the use of immunocastration as a welfare-friendly alternative to surgical castration in order to reduce the risk of boar taint in male pigs. RSPCA Australia Pig Welfare Science Prize 2012
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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.

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.
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