Animal Welfare

The Role of Bits in Equitation: A Welfare Issue

Considers the use of bitless bridles in equitation, as a way of improving equine welfare and enhancing performance in the ridden horse.

Author: 
Brady, Rebecca
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3223
Essay Description: 
Considers the use of bitless bridles in equitation, as a way of improving equine welfare and enhancing performance in the ridden horse.
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Additional or Alternative Sources of Environmental Enrichment for Farmed Blue Foxes

Discusses ways of improving the welfare of foxes farmed for fur, through environmental enrichment.

Author: 
Marshall, R
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3224
Essay Description: 
Discusses ways of improving the welfare of foxes farmed for fur, through environmental enrichment.
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New Findings regarding the Stereotypic Behaviour of 'Regurgitation and Reingestion' in Captive Western Lowland Gorillas

Discusses consequences, causes and prevention strategies of regurgitation and reingestion in captive western lowland gorillas.

Author: 
Bui, Chau
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3225
Essay Description: 
Discusses consequences, causes and prevention strategies of regurgitation and reingestion in captive western lowland gorillas.
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The Negative Effects of Anthropogenic Activities on the Welfare and Behaviour of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)

Discusses studies of the effects of human interaction on the welfare of bottlenose dolphins.

Author: 
Sukumaran, Kaarthegeswaran
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3226
Essay Description: 
Discusses studies of the effects of human interaction on the welfare of bottlenose dolphins.

Impact of Vessel-based Tourism on the Welfare of Free-ranging Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops spp.)

Discusses the effect of vessel-based tourism on the welfare of bottlenose dolphins.

Author: 
Butcher, L
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3227
Essay Description: 
Discusses the effect of vessel-based tourism on the welfare of bottlenose dolphins.
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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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