Animal

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

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

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

Tight nosebands: can they cause harm?

Discusses the welfare implications associated with overly tightened nosebands in competition horses

Author: 
Griffin, Renae
Published: 
2018
Essay Description: 
Discusses the welfare implications associated with overly tightened nosebands in competition horses

Improving sow and piglet welfare from prepartum to weaning

Discusses housing conditions that can be used to improve welfare of both sows and piglets.

Author: 
Todd, Amanda
Published: 
2018
Essay Description: 
Discusses housing conditions that can be used to improve welfare of both sows and piglets
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Advances in Equine Welfare at Every Level: Owning, Training and Riding

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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Implications of restrictive stabling for the welfare of the performance horse

Explores the association between stabling management and the development and expression of behavioural stereotypies in the 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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Prevalence, Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Explores improvements in understanding the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of canine cognitive dysfunction to improve the well-being of senior dogs

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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The effects of restrictive housing on horse behaviour

Explores welfare and behavioural issues for horses kept in restrictive housing situations.

Author: 
Skladnev, Isabella
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3280
Essay Description: 
Explores welfare and behavioural issues for horses kept in restrictive housing situations.
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Environmental Enrichment in Captive Orange-winged Amazon Parrots (Amazona amazonica): The Importance of encouraging Naturalistic Behaviours

Considers methods of enriching the environment of captive Orange-winged Amazon parrots (Amazona amazonica), focusing on both food-based and stimulus-type enrichments.

Author: 
Murray, Caitlin
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3247
Essay Description: 
Considers methods of enriching the environment of captive Orange-winged Amazon parrots (Amazona amazonica), focusing on both food-based and stimulus-type enrichments.
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