Animal Welfare

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

Looks at current research that suggests that feather pecking in laying hens can be reduced through changes in housing conditions to improve hen welfare.

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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How Now Brown Cow? Advances in Dairy Cattle Welfare Assessment

An Animal Welfare essay on assessing dairy herd welfare.

Author: 
Shortridge, Heather
Published: 
2005
vein Essay ID: 
3160
Essay Description: 
An Animal Welfare essay on assessing dairy herd welfare.
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Animal welfare issues in the slaughter of cattle

Animal Welfare essay on the welfare implications of cattle slaughter techniques.

Author: 
Wimpole, Justin
Published: 
2001
vein Essay ID: 
3165
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay on the welfare implications of cattle slaughter techniques.
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The Effects of Road Transportation on Cattle and Calves

Animal Welfare essay on the welfare implications of transporting cattle by road.

Author: 
Philipzen, Rosemary
Published: 
2000
vein Essay ID: 
3166
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay on the welfare implications of transporting cattle by road.
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Improving Pig Welfare by Decreasing Social Hierarchy Stress

Discusses possible measures to reduce the stress that social heirarchy establishment induces in pigs.

Author: 
Anderson, Megan
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3134
Essay Description: 
Discusses possible measures to reduce the stress that social heirarchy establishment induces in pigs.
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Organic and non-organic farming: implications for dairy cattle health and welfare

Examines the welfare of dairy cattle, refering to organic farming practices and the management of mastitis and lameness.

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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Improving the Re-homing Success of Shelter Dogs: A Brief Guide

Discusses the results of studies that could improve the welfare of shelter dogs.

Author: 
Vitlic, Michael
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3136
Essay Description: 
Discusses the results of studies that could improve the welfare of shelter dogs.
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Current Equine Housing Practices and the Importance of Social Enrichment

Looks at current horse husbandry practices with an emphasis on social enrichment to enhance horse welfare.

Author: 
Glasson, Emily
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3124
Essay Description: 
Looks at current horse husbandry practices with an emphasis on social enrichment to enhance horse welfare.
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The Impact of Fisheries on the Welfare of New Zealand Sea Lions

Suggests a number of ways to enhance sea lion welfare, with an emphasis on sea lion/fishery interaction.

Author: 
Li, Felicia
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3125
Essay Description: 
Suggests a number of ways to enhance sea lion welfare, with an emphasis on sea lion/fishery interaction.
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Exploring Dairy Cows’ Perception of 'Positive Treatment' to Determine its Usefulness in Improving the Human-Animal Bond and Animal Welfare

Examines how positive treatment towards dairy cows in the form of stroking can improve animal welfare and the human-animal bond.

Author: 
Lurie, Jenna
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3126
Essay Description: 
Examines how positive treatment towards dairy cows in the form of stroking can improve animal welfare and the human-animal bond.
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