Animal

Recent developments made in reducing the prevalence of catastrophic fractures in racehorses

Author
Pockett, Jessica
Published
2018
Essay Description
Investigates recent developments made in identifying reliable pre-fracture markers and screening tests to detect horses at greater risk of fracture and reduce the incidence of euthanasia associated with catastrophic fracture

Investigates recent developments made in identifying reliable pre-fracture markers and screening tests to detect horses at greater risk of fracture and reduce the incidence of euthanasia associated with catastrophic fracture

The effect of environmental enrichment on behavioural expression of intensively housed pigs

Author
Brown, Victoria
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3297
Essay Description
Discusses the welfare implications for piglets of providing them with environmental enrichment to help promote the expression of a range of normal forage-related behaviours.

Discusses the welfare implications for piglets of providing them with environmental enrichment to help promote the expression of a range of normal forage-related behaviours.

Advances in Equine Welfare at Every Level: Owning, Training and Riding

Author
Pini, Taylor
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3295
Essay Description
Explores welfare issues caused by less-than-ideal housing and advances in thinking on the importance of a basic understanding of the equine ethogram and of learning theory in training and the relative stress of using positive or negative reinforcement.
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Explores welfare issues caused by less-than-ideal housing and advances in thinking on the importance of a basic understanding of the equine ethogram and of learning theory in training and the relative stress of using positive or negative reinforcement.

Furnished cages, are they really an improvement to layers' welfare?

Author
Wheeldon, Sarah
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3294
Essay Description
This essay compares furnished cages with conventional cages and other non-cage options in respect to their welfare benefits for laying hens and investigates how furnished cage can be modified to encourage natural behaviours.
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This essay compares furnished cages with conventional cages and other non-cage options in respect to their welfare benefits for laying hens and investigates how furnished cage can be modified to encourage natural behaviours.

Implications of restrictive stabling for the welfare of the performance horse

Author
Beaumont, Rebecca
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3291
Essay Description
Explores the association between stabling management and the development and expression of behavioural stereotypies in the horse.
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Explores the association between stabling management and the development and expression of behavioural stereotypies in the horse.

Prevalence, Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Author
Tung, Tiffany
Published
2011
vein Essay ID
3270
Essay Description
Explores improvements in understanding the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of canine cognitive dysfunction to improve the well-being of senior dogs
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Explores improvements in understanding the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of canine cognitive dysfunction to improve the well-being of senior dogs

Importance of Dog Morphology in apparent Behaviour and Trainability: Examining how Morphological Differences in Dog Breeds can affect Perception of their Trainability

Author
Zahradka, Jennifer
Published
2011
vein Essay ID
3254
Essay Description
Considers how dog breed and therefore morphology, may influence trainability.

Considers how dog breed and therefore morphology, may influence trainability.