Animal Welfare

Making Life Better for Sheep: Advances in the Science of Sheep Welfare Assessment

Outlines some advances in the knowledge of sheep welfare.

Author: 
Belling, Hannah
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3253
Essay Description: 
Outlines some advances in the knowledge of sheep welfare.
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Contraceptive Treatment of Feral Female Deer as an Alternative to Lethal Methods of Population Control

Discusses fertility control as an alternative to the current lethal methods for decreasing overabundant populations of deer.

Author: 
Poad, L
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3228
Essay Description: 
Discusses fertility control as an alternative to the current lethal methods for decreasing overabundant populations of deer.
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Decreasing Stress, Aggression and Injury in Pigs housed in Intensive Production Systems

Discusses the use of pig-appeasing pheromone to reduce aggression and social stress in housed pigs.

Author: 
Tori, Max
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3229
Essay Description: 
Discusses the use of pig-appeasing pheromone to reduce aggression and social stress in housed pigs. RSPCA Australia Pig Welfare Science Prize 2010
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The Effective Control and Prevention of Crib-biting in intensively managed Horses

Looks at diet as a factor in the development of crib-biting in horses, specifically acid build-up from fermentation.

Author: 
Ang, Rachel
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3230
Essay Description: 
Looks at diet as a factor in the development of crib-biting in horses, specifically acid build-up from fermentation.
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The Impacts of Mulesing Alternatives on Sheep Welfare

Discusses mulesing as a means of preventing fly-strike in sheep, and discusses pain management and alternatives to this method, to improve sheep welfare.

Author: 
Matthews, R
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3231
Essay Description: 
Discusses mulesing as a means of preventing fly-strike in sheep, and discusses pain management and alternatives to this method, to improve sheep welfare.
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Recent Advances in the Weight Management of Obese Cats

Discusses the many factors associated with obesity in cats, and highlights studies on prevention and treatment.

Author: 
Yao, Ye
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3232
Essay Description: 
Discusses the many factors associated with obesity in cats, and highlights studies on prevention and treatment.
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Improving Welfare of Broiler Chickens at Slaughter

Explores humane methods for stunning and slaughtering chickens.

Author: 
Jordon, Ann
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3243
Essay Description: 
Explores humane methods for stunning and slaughtering chickens.
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What has Pedigree Breeding done to the Domesticated Dog: Beauty or Beast?

Examines whether humans have done more harm than gpood in selecting for certain traits when breeding pedigreed dogs.

Author: 
Book, Ashley
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3244
Essay Description: 
Examines whether humans have done more harm than gpood in selecting for certain traits when breeding pedigreed dogs.
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A Review of Recent Researches into Reducing the Incidence of Tail-biting in Pigs

Explores research into a better understanding of tail-biting behaviour and methods to prevent it.

Author: 
Kang, Kevin
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3219
Essay Description: 
Explores research into a better understanding of tail-biting behaviour and methods to prevent it.
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Reducing Aggression in Pigs at Mixing by means of Environmental and Genetic Selection Tools

Explores strategies, both environmental and genetic, to reduce aggression in pigs where mixing occurs.

Author: 
Kopecny, Lucy
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3220
Essay Description: 
Explores strategies, both environmental and genetic, to reduce aggression in pigs where mixing occurs.
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