Animal Welfare

Welfare of Layer Hens: Recent Developments and Implications for Freerange Production

Author
O'Reilly, Rachel
Published
2011
vein Essay ID
3267
Essay Description
Looks at ways to balance welfare needs with disease prevention in layer hens. Issues such as feather pecking and improving psychological well-being within layer flocks are examined.
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Looks at ways to balance welfare needs with disease prevention in layer hens. Issues such as feather pecking and improving psychological well-being within layer flocks are examined.

Welfare Problems, including Chronic Hunger, in Broiler Breeders

Author
Bartlett, Peter
Published
2011
vein Essay ID
3264
Essay Description
Discusses the need to address welfare issues in broiler chickens which have arisen because of the modern need for rapid growth.
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Discusses the need to address welfare issues in broiler chickens which have arisen because of the modern need for rapid growth.

Bycatch Mitigation Strategies in Pelagic Longline Fisheries: An aid to the Welfare of the Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta)

Author
Schaffer, Louise
Published
2011
vein Essay ID
3263
Essay Description
Examines ways of reducing the numbers of loggerhead turtles accidentally caught in commercial fishing. Hook shape and type of bait are considered.
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Examines ways of reducing the numbers of loggerhead turtles accidentally caught in commercial fishing. Hook shape and type of bait are considered.

A Review of Current Methods used to control Free-roaming Cat Populations and their Effects on Feline Welfare

Author
Hodges, Laura
Published
2011
vein Essay ID
3262
Essay Description
Assesses different methods for controlling free roaming cat populations, with cat welfare in mind.
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Assesses different methods for controlling free roaming cat populations, with cat welfare in mind.

An exploration of Animal Welfare Improvements that may be gained for Farmed Chickens by Adopting Alternative Slaughter Technologies

Author
Drew, Kate
Published
2011
vein Essay ID
3260
Essay Description
Looks at technologies to improving slaughter conditions for chickens. RSPCA Australia Poultry Welfare Science Prize 2011
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Looks at technologies to improving slaughter conditions for chickens