Animal Welfare

Can Changes in Housing Conditions Reduce the Incidence of Feather-pecking in Laying Hens?

Author
Ling, Monika
Published
2009
vein Essay ID
3138
Essay Description
Looks at current research that suggests that feather pecking in laying hens can be reduced through changes in housing conditions to improve hen welfare. RSPCA Australia Poultry Welfare Science Prize 2009
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Looks at current research that suggests that feather pecking in laying hens can be reduced through changes in housing conditions to improve hen welfare.

Improving the Image of Greyhounds as Pets: Recent Data show they are a Good Choice when selecting a Purebred Shelter-dog for Adoption

Author
Avery, Michaela
Published
2009
vein Essay ID
3137
Essay Description
Looks at improving the image of greyhounds as pets, emphasising their low aggression ranking and low prevalence of inherited diseases.
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Looks at improving the image of greyhounds as pets, emphasising their low aggression ranking and low prevalence of inherited diseases.

Organic and non-organic farming: implications for dairy cattle health and welfare

Author
Rigby, Melissa
Published
2009
vein Essay ID
3135
Essay Description
Examines the welfare of dairy cattle, refering to organic farming practices and the management of mastitis and lameness.
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Examines the welfare of dairy cattle, refering to organic farming practices and the management of mastitis and lameness.

Improving the Welfare of Geriatric Dogs through early Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Author
Winer, Lee
Published
2009
vein Essay ID
3133
Essay Description
Discusses the behavioural changes that can occur as a result of canine cognitive dysfunction. Looks at ways of reducing some of the effects of this condition to improve the welfare of geriatric dogs.
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Discusses the behavioural changes that can occur as a result of canine cognitive dysfunction. Looks at ways of reducing some of the effects of this condition to improve the welfare of geriatric dogs.