Advances in Pig Welfare

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, such as pain and health assessment, early socialization and environmental enrichment, pig-human interactions, breeding for welfare, positive pig welfare and pigs as laboratory animals. This book is an essential part of the wider ranging series Advances in Farm Animal Welfare, with coverage of cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry. With its expert editor and international team of contributors, Advances in Pig Welfare is a key reference tool for welfare research scientists and students, veterinarians involved in welfare assessment, and indeed anyone with a professional interest in the welfare of pig. Provides in-depth reviews of emerging topics, research, and applications in pig welfare Analyzes on-farm assessment of pig welfare, an extremely important marker for the monitoring of real welfare impacts of any changes in husbandry systems Edited by a leader in the field of pig welfare, with contributing experts from veterinary science, welfare academia, and practitioners in industry

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  • Author : Marek Špinka
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 506 pages
  • ISBN : 0081011199
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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,

The Welfare of Pigs

The Welfare of Pigs
  • Author : Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 26 November 2008
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The domestic pig is perceived as an animal with intelligence and character and yet, in the industrialized world, the majority of people have had little or no contact with them. Pigs are subject to a wide range of environments from the tropics to the sub-arctic, ranging from small-scale, extensive systems to large-scale intensive systems. They may spend their whole life on one farm or may be subject to long-distance transport multiple times. Not surprisingly, many aspects of their life experiences

Understanding the Behaviour and Improving the Welfare of Pigs

Understanding the Behaviour and Improving the Welfare of Pigs
  • Author : Sandra Edwards
  • Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Agricultural Sc
  • Release : 29 September 2020
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After an initial review of genetic and developmental factors affecting pig behaviour, the book assesses ways of optimising pig welfare at differing production stages from breeding through to slaughter. The final parts of the book discuss issues such as castration and tail biting as well as ways of measuring and monitoring welfare.

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

Pig Production in Australia

Pig Production in Australia
  • Author : Jaa Gardner,A. C. Dunkin,L C Lloyd
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 October 2013
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Pig Production in Australia is a comprehensive book that presents the aspects and advances on Australian pig production. The text contains chapters on a very wide variety of topics relevant to the pig production industry. There are sections on production aspects of the industry such as genetics, reproduction, marketing, education and training and financial management. There is a comprehensive section on health and disease aspects. Other sections relevant to consumers such as the nutritional value and quality of pig meat

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 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

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

Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare

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

Welfare of pigs

Welfare of pigs
  • Author : Luigi Faucitano,Allan L. Schaefer
  • Publisher : Wageningen Academic Publishers
  • Release : 18 February 2008
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The current scientific literature contains reviews and articles on specific aspects of pig production and farm animal welfare. This book is intended to be a reference text that covers all aspects of pig production, on the basis of scientific results. This work contains current, easy-to-understand scientific reviews on animal welfare with over 700 specific references to animal welfare. All aspects of animal welfare with respect to pigs are discussed, from genetic selection and breeding to transportation and slaughter. This work was

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

Environmental Enrichment of Pigs

Environmental Enrichment of Pigs
  • Author : Emma Fàbrega i Romans
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 11 February 2020
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Pigs have a strong motivation to explore and root. In conventional pig husbandry systems, this need is difficult to fulfil, unless adequate enrichment materials are provided. This book summarises how enrichment strategies for pigs have evolved over the last few decades in different countries and provides a vast array of possibilities to enhance the exploratory needs of pigs. The role of enrichment material on avoidance of tail biting outbreaks or as an element triggering positive emotions in pigs is also

Pig Health

Pig Health
  • Author : John Carr,Shih-Ping Chen,Joseph F. Connor,Roy Kirkwood,Joaquim Segalés
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 17 April 2018
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Maintaining the health of pigs is vital in pig farming and production. This new book written by experts from around the world focuses on the health of pigs, first with coverage of the disorders of pigs organised by clinical sign and body system. The book explores environmental medicine and then health maintenance. Treatment options are discussed, emphasizing a reduction in antimicrobial use and an increased awareness of a holistic approach to treatment. The book includes over 1,500 high-quality illustrations to enhance

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 : 21 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

Diseases of Swine

Diseases of Swine
  • Author : Jeffrey J. Zimmerman,Locke A. Karriker,Alejandro Ramirez,Kent J. Schwartz,Gregory W. Stevenson,Jianqiang Zhang
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 18 June 2019
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Provides a fully revised Eleventh Edition of the definitive reference to swine health and disease Diseases of Swine has been the definitive reference on swine health and disease for over 60 years. This new edition has been completely revised to include the latest information, developments, and research in the field. Now with full color images throughout, this comprehensive and authoritative resource has been redesigned for improved consistency and readability, with a reorganized format for more intuitive access to information. Diseases of