Improving Animal Welfare (Google eBook)

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CABI, 2010 - Animal welfare - 328 pages
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Contents

1 The Importance of Measurement to Improve the Welfare of Livestock Poultry and Fish
1
2 Why is Agricultural Animal Welfare Important? The Social and Ethical Context
21
3 Implementing Effective Standards and Scoring Systems for Assessing Animal Welfare on Farms and Slaughter Plants
32
4 The Importance of Good Stockmanship and its Benefits for the Animals
50
5 How to Improve Livestock Handling and Reduce Stress
64
6 Painful Husbandry Procedures in Livestock and Poultry
88
7 Welfare During Transport of Livestock and Poultry
115
8 Animal Wellbeing and Behavioural Needs on the Farm
139
10 Recommended Onfarm Euthanasia Practices
186
11 The Effect of Economic Factors on the Welfare of Livestock and Poultry
214
Practical Approaches for Achieving Change
227
13 Practical Methods for Improving the Welfare of Horses Donkeys and Other Working Draught Animals in Developing Areas
252
14 Successful Technology Transfer of Behavioural and Animal Welfare Research to the Farm and Slaughter Plant
274
15 Why Are Behavioural Needs Important?
290
Useful Web Sites
309
Index
311

9 Improving Livestock Poultry and Fish Welfare in Slaughter Plants with Auditing Programmes
160

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