Animal Welfare

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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Assessing and Alleviating the Pain of Castration and Tail-docking in Sheep

Investigates the use of drug treatments in alleviating the pain of tail docking and castration in sheep.

Author: 
Brady, Madeleine
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3221
Essay Description: 
Investigates the use of drug treatments in alleviating the pain of tail docking and castration in sheep.
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Reducing Piglet Crushing in Loose-farrowing Systems: Animal Welfare and Production Implications for Sows and Piglets

Examines the role of the sow in improving piglet welfare in loose-farrowing systems.

Author: 
Kozaruk, M
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3222
Essay Description: 
Examines the role of the sow in improving piglet welfare in loose-farrowing systems.
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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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