Animal Welfare

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

Looks at improving the image of greyhounds as pets, emphasising their low aggression ranking and low prevalence of inherited diseases.

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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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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Recent Developments in Research Exploring the Influence of Conspecifics on the Behaviour of Stabled Horses

Examines how the presence of other horses can influence stereotypical behaviour in stabled horses

Author: 
Gregory, Katherine
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3129
Essay Description: 
Examines how the presence of other horses can influence stereotypical behaviour in stabled horses
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Recent Developments in Laboratory Mouse Welfare

Examines how the welfare of laboratory mice is important to obtaining valid experimental results. Considers mouse husbandry guidelines in relation to individual strain.

Author: 
Hooi, Kimberly
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3130
Essay Description: 
Examines how the welfare of laboratory mice is important to obtaining valid experimental results. Considers mouse husbandry guidelines in relation to individual strain.
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Improving the Welfare of Bile-farmed Asiatic Black Bears (Ursus thibetanus): A Problem of Culture and Enforcement

Discusses the welfare problems of black bears in captivity for bile collection.

Author: 
Bunbury-Cruikshank
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3131
Essay Description: 
Discusses the welfare problems of black bears in captivity for bile collection.