Animal Welfare: Limping Towards Eden / Edition 1

Animal Welfare: Limping Towards Eden / Edition 1

by John Webster
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405118776

ISBN-13: 9781405118774

Pub. Date: 05/09/2005

Publisher: Wiley

In recent years there has been an explosion of active concern in matters of animal welfare. The science behind animal welfare has progressed significantly, new codes of practice and legislation have come into to being, and innovative methods to assess welfare schemes for food production have emerged. This book not only critically reviews these areas of development,

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Overview

In recent years there has been an explosion of active concern in matters of animal welfare. The science behind animal welfare has progressed significantly, new codes of practice and legislation have come into to being, and innovative methods to assess welfare schemes for food production have emerged. This book not only critically reviews these areas of development, but looks to how animal welfare can be improved in the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405118774
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/2005
Series:
UFAW Animal Welfare Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,046,664
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.
Acknowledgements.

1. Introduction: Facts and Values.

2. Challenge and Response.

3. Sentience, Sense and Sufferering.

4. Husbandry and Welfare on the Farm: Assessment and Assurance.

5. Animals for Food: Indutrialized Farming, Pigs and Poultry.

6. Animals for Food: Cattle and Other Ruminants.

7. Animals for Food: Handling, Transport and Slaughter.

8. Animals for Science and Biotechnology.

9. Animals for Sport.

10. Animals as Pets.

11. Limping Towards Eden: Stepping Stones.

Further Reading.

Index.

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