Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare

Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare fully explores developments in the key areas of agricultural animal welfare assessment and improvement. Analyzing current topical issues, as well as reviewing the historical welfare issues, the volume is a comprehensive review of the field. Divided into five sections, the book opens in Part One by reviewing advances in animal welfare science, examining cognitive psychology, genetics and genomics. Part Two then looks at transdisciplinary research in animal welfare, with coverage of bioethics, welfare and sustainability from both environmental and food safety perspectives. Part Three explores the process of translating science into policy and practice, followed by discussion on the global achievability of welfare standards in Part Four. Finally, Part Five highlights some emerging issues in agricultural animal welfare. This book is an essential part of the wider ranging series Advances in Farm Animal Welfare, with coverage of cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry and aquaculture. With its expert editor and international team of contributors, Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare is a key reference tool for welfare research scientists and students, practicing vets involved in welfare assessment, and indeed anyone with a professional interest in the welfare of agricultural animals. Provides in-depth reviews of emerging topics, research and applications in agricultural animal welfare Provides coverage of topics important to all agricultural animals and complements the wider series, Agricultural Animal Welfare, which will provide comprehensive coverage of animal welfare of the world’s major farmed animals Edited by a world leading animal welfare academic, with contributions from a writing team of both leading academics and practitioners

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  • Author : Joy Mench
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • ISBN : 0081012462
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare

Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare
  • Author : Joy Mench
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 11 December 2017
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Agricultural Animal Welfare

Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare fully explores developments in the key areas of agricultural animal welfare assessment and improvement. Analyzing current topical issues, as well as reviewing the historical welfare issues, the volume is a comprehensive review of the field. Divided into five sections, the book opens in Part One by reviewing advances in animal welfare science, examining cognitive psychology, genetics and genomics. Part Two then looks at transdisciplinary research in animal welfare, with coverage of bioethics, welfare and sustainability

Advances in Sheep Welfare

Advances in Sheep Welfare
  • Author : Drewe Ferguson,Caroline Lee,Andrew Fisher
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 August 2017
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Advances in Sheep Welfare examines the recent advances made in sheep welfare assessment, handling and management, providing state-of-the-art coverage of the welfare needs of one of the world’s most widely farmed animals. The book begins with an introduction to sheep welfare in Part One, with chapters covering biology and natural behavior, sheep production systems, and consumer and societal expectations for sheep products. Part Two goes on to highlight new advances in sheep welfare assessment, before Part Three outlines a

Advances in Poultry Welfare

Advances in Poultry Welfare
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 November 2017
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Advances in Poultry Welfare provides a targeted overview of contemporary developments in poultry welfare. The reviews in the volume address topical issues related to poultry welfare research and assessment, with a focus on identifying practical strategies for improvement as well as information gaps that remain to be filled. Part One provides an introduction to poultry production systems and gives a broad overview of current poultry welfare issues. Part Two moves on to review several aspects of poultry management, focusing on

Advances in Pig Welfare

Advances in Pig Welfare
  • Author : Marek Špinka
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 November 2017
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Advances in Pig Welfare analyzes current topical issues in the key areas of pig welfare assessment and improvement. With coverage of both recent developments and reviews of historical welfare issues, the volume provides a comprehensive survey of the field. The book is divided into two sections. Part One opens with an overview of main welfare challenges in commercial pig production systems and then reviews pig welfare hot spots from birth to slaughter. Part Two highlights emerging topics in pig welfare,

Advances in Cattle Welfare

Advances in Cattle Welfare
  • Author : Cassandra Tucker
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 November 2017
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Advances in Cattle Welfare provides a targeted overview of contemporary issues in dairy and beef cattle welfare. The volume addresses welfare-related topics in both research and on-farm applications. Opening with an introduction to cattle production systems, the book covers the three major areas of cattle welfare; on-farm welfare assessment, behavioral priorities of cattle and novel perspectives on specific aspects of management. Chapters examine the key issues within each area, including such topics as the goals and measures included in welfare

Animal Genetics and Diseases: Advances in Farming and Livestock Systems

Animal Genetics and Diseases: Advances in Farming and Livestock Systems
  • Author : Mark S. Fife,John A. Hammond,Andrea B. Doeschl-Wilson
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 14 February 2020
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The new Animal Genetics and Disease 2017 conference committee organized a Research Topic for the proceedings of this inaugural conference. The meeting brought together specialists working on the interface between genomics, genetic engineering, and infectious disease, with the aims of improving animal and human health and welfare. This conference was funded by Advanced Courses and Scientific Conference at the Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK. The conference will highlight breakthroughs in genomic technologies that are rapidly increasing our understanding of the fundamental

Advances and Perspectives in Farm Animal Learning and Cognition

Advances and Perspectives in Farm Animal Learning and Cognition
  • Author : Christian Nawroth,Jan Langbein
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 18 October 2019
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Research on animal learning and cognition has so far mainly focused on a few prominent model species, including primates, corvids and dogs. For years, comparative psychologists and ethologists have been suggesting that more animal species should be considered in comparative cognitive science. The abundance and accessibility of livestock offer an opportunity, not merely to extend the comparative approach, but also to deepen our knowledge of the mental lives of farm animals. Such approaches also help to assess the needs of

Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability

Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Sciences,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Policy and Global Affairs,Science and Technology for Sustainability Program,Committee on Considerations for the Future of Animal Science Research
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 31 March 2015
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By 2050 the world's population is projected to grow by one-third, reaching between 9 and 10 billion. With globalization and expected growth in global affluence, a substantial increase in per capita meat, dairy, and fish consumption is also anticipated. The demand for calories from animal products will nearly double, highlighting the critical importance of the world's animal agriculture system. Meeting the nutritional needs of this population and its demand for animal products will require a significant investment of resources as well as policy

Animal Welfare and the Intensification of Animal Production

Animal Welfare and the Intensification of Animal Production
  • Author : David G. Fraser,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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This essay explores key features of the intensification of animal production in relation to animal welfare and animal ethics. It looks at some traditional ethical ideas about animal care in order to help explain why the intensification of animal production has become such a prominent social and ethical issue. It suggests that some of the standard claims made by critics of intensive animal production are seriously flawed, and proposes an alternative interpretation to account for some of the key developments

Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1986/87

Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1986/87
  • Author : M.W. Fox,Linda D. Mickley
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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This third volume of articles dealing with advances in animal welfare science and philosophy covers a wide variety of topics. Major areas of discussion include the ethics and use of animals in biomedical research, farm animal behavior and welfare, and wildlife conservation. Three articles dealing with aspects of equine behavior and welfare cover new ground for this companion species. An in-depth study of the destruction of Latin America's tropical rain forests links the need for conservation and wildlife protection with

Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1985

Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1985
  • Author : M.W. Fox,Linda D. Mickley
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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This second volume of papers dealing with scientific and ethical aspects of animal welfare covers a variety of topics and areas of inves tigation. It will be of particular interest to those readers seeking more insight into such subjects as farm animal welfare and humane husbandry systems; animal experimentation, especially in the field of psychology; and pain in animals, notably its recognition and alleviation. Several of our selections deal with very specific subjects that are germane to animal welfare: the

Improving farm animal welfare

Improving farm animal welfare
  • Author : Harry Blokhuis,Mara Miele,Isabelle Veissier,Bryan Jones
  • Publisher : Wageningen Academic Publishers
  • Release : 07 May 2013
GET THIS BOOKImproving farm animal welfare

How do you define the quality of life of a farmed animal? This timely book addresses the complex and often controversial issues surrounding the assessment and improvement of farm animal welfare. Based on a large, multi-disciplinary EU funded research project called Welfare Quality, it discusses the relevance of science based welfare assessments and the importance of establishing a fruitful dialogue between science and society. An outline is given of the development of a workable welfare assessment system for cattle, pigs

Understanding Animal Welfare

Understanding Animal Welfare
  • Author : David Fraser
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 March 2013
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"This is a delightful book, full of interesting aspects of animal welfare. An excellent guide to the academic study of animal welfare science." —Marian Stamp Dawkins, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford Understanding Animal Welfare: The Science in its Cultural Context takes a completely fresh and thought-provoking approach. It is essential reading for anyone interested, studying or currently working in the fascinating field of animal welfare science. David Fraser places modern-day welfare issues within their historical framework by tracing the

Science Breakthroughs to Advance Food and Agricultural Research by 2030

Science Breakthroughs to Advance Food and Agricultural Research by 2030
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Environmental Change and Society,Health and Medicine Division,Food and Nutrition Board,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Water Science and Technology Board,Board on Life Sciences,Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on Science Breakthroughs 2030: A Strategy for Food and Agricultural Research
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 21 April 2019
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For nearly a century, scientific advances have fueled progress in U.S. agriculture to enable American producers to deliver safe and abundant food domestically and provide a trade surplus in bulk and high-value agricultural commodities and foods. Today, the U.S. food and agricultural enterprise faces formidable challenges that will test its long-term sustainability, competitiveness, and resilience. On its current path, future productivity in the U.S. agricultural system is likely to come with trade-offs. The success of agriculture is

The Slaughter of Farmed Animals

The Slaughter of Farmed Animals
  • Author : Temple Grandin,Michael Cockram
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 03 June 2020
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This book provides both evidence-based scientific studies and practical guidance to enhance the welfare of cattle, pigs, sheep and poultry at slaughter. Temple Grandin and Michael Cockram have brought together a range of international experts to prepare chapters on philosophical and ethical views on the slaughter of farmed animals. These include welfare issues and their assessment, the condition of animals on arrival and their management during lairage, animal handling, methods of humane slaughter and assessment of unconsciousness. The book boldly