Breeding

Unnatural Selection: Breeding Practices in Pedigree Dogs

Author
Conradi, Oliver
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3290
Essay Description
Discusses mechanisms responsible for disseminating inherited diseases in pedigree dogs and examines the tools available to improve the health and welfare of those breeds most severely affected.
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Discusses mechanisms responsible for disseminating inherited diseases in pedigree dogs and examines the tools available to improve the health and welfare of those breeds most severely affected.

Reducing Piglet Crushing in Loose-farrowing Systems: Animal Welfare and Production Implications for Sows and Piglets

Author
Kozaruk, M
Published
2010
vein Essay ID
3222
Essay Description
Examines the role of the sow in improving piglet welfare in loose-farrowing systems.
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Examines the role of the sow in improving piglet welfare in loose-farrowing systems.

The welfare of pedigree dogs

Author
Tsang, Albert
Published
2009
vein Essay ID
3121
Essay Description
Reviews recent literature investigating genetic diversity and the incidence of inbreeding in purebred dogs as well as exploring the consequences of these breeding practices on the welfare of animals.
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Reviews recent literature investigating genetic diversity and the incidence of inbreeding in purebred dogs as well as exploring the consequences of these breeding practices on the welfare of animals.