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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786390202
Publisher: CAB International North America
Publication date: 04/30/2018
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 440
Sales rank: 1,051,831
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.62(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael C. Appleby (BSc Zoology, PhD Animal Behavior) is Chief Scientific Adviser with The World Society for the Protection of Animals, based in London, UK. At the Poultry Research Centre and the University of Edinburgh, UK, he carried out research for 20 years on behavior and welfare of farm animals, before a period with The Humane Society of the United States in Washington, DC. Dr. Appleby is a member of the Farm Animal Welfare Council (Farm Animal Welfare Committee from April 2011) and a Visiting Professor at the University of Plymouth and the Scottish Agricultural College.

I. Anna Olsson is a Researcher at the Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, Portugal.

Francisco Galindo is with the Department of Ethology and Wildlife, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: Issues
1. Animal ethics
2. Understanding animal welfare

Part II: Problems
3. Environmental challenge and animal agency
4. Hunger and thirst
5. Pain
6. Fear and other negative emotions
7. Frustration and boredom in impoverished environments

Part III: Assessment
8. Health and disease
9. Behaviour
10. Physiology
11. Preference and motivation research
12. Practical strategies to assess (and improve) welfare

Part IV: Solutions
13. Physical conditions
14. Social conditions
15. Human contact
16. Genetic selection

Part V: Implementation
17. Economics
18. Regulation, enforcement and incentives
19. International issues

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