Stress and Animal Welfare

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Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 30, 1993 - Science - 211 pages
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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Systems regulating body and brain
Limits to adaptation
Stress and strain welfare and suffering
shortterm responses
longterm responses
Preference studies and welfare
Ethical problems concerning welfare
Solutions and conclusions

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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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