Stress and Animal Welfare

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Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 30, 1993 - Science - 211 pages
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The book explains basic biological principles for students of animal housing, husbandry, management, and experimentation. The text provides a framework and reference source for everyone involved in moral decisions about animal usage.
 

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Contents

Systems regulating body and brain
8
Limits to adaptation
35
Stress and strain welfare and suffering
57
shortterm responses
87
longterm responses
111
Preference studies and welfare
145
Ethical problems concerning welfare
158
Solutions and conclusions
166
Glossary
175
Index
207
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About the author (1993)

Donald M. Broom is the Colleen Macleod Professor of Animal Welfare at the Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK, and Dr. Ken G. Johnson is at the Department of Physiology, Murdoch University, Australia.

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