By Temple Grandin
This e-book includes sixteen chapters at the dimension and evaluate of animal welfare. subject matters contain the social and moral elements of animal welfare, criteria and scoring structures for assessing welfare on farms and abattoirs, stable stockmanship and development of dealing with approaches to minimize rigidity and gain the animals, painful surgeries and welfare in the course of shipping of cattle and fowl, wellness and behavioural wishes of animals in farms, development of welfare in the course of slaughter in abattoirs with auditing programmes, urged euthanasia practices, the commercial effect on animal welfare, useful methods for bettering welfare, tools for bettering the welfare of working/draught animals, expertise move of behavioural and welfare examine to farms and abattoirs and the significance of behavioural wishes of animals. An index and an inventory of beneficial web content also are integrated. This publication may be worthy to scholars and animal welfare professional trainees, in addition to for veterinarians, managers and animal scientists to enforce powerful sensible programmes to enhance animal welfare. on hand In Print
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Practices that are prohibited (Most Emphasis). 3. Input-based engineering or design standards (Less Emphasis). 4. Subjective evaluations (Less Emphasis). 5. Record keeping, stockperson training documents and paperwork requirements. Documentation of management procedures and standard operating procedures (SOPs) (Less Emphasis). Fig. 1. Pigs housed outdoors on pasture. For the ground to qualify as being pasture, 75% or more of the paddock where the animals are housed must have vegetation with a root system.
A high percentage of the US dairy herd is chronically lame and these cows suffer serious reproductive problems. Espejo et al. 6% of dairy cows housed in cubicle (freestall) barns were lame (see Chapter 1). Whereas in traditional agriculture, a milk cow could remain productive for 10 and even 15 years, today’s cow lasts slightly longer than two lactations, a result of metabolic burnout and the quest for ever-increasingly productive animals, hastened in the USA by the use of the hormone bovine somatotropin (BST) to further increase production.
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