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Animal Welfare and Meat Production

By: NG Gregory and T Grandin

CABI Publishing

Paperback | Mar 2007 | Edition: 2 | #165997 | ISBN-13: 9781845932152
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About this book

Animal welfare issues are becoming increasingly prominent in animal production, for both economic and moral reasons. This book presents a clear understanding of the relationship between the welfare of major food animal species and their physiology, and the direct impact this has on meat quality. This new edition focuses on recent research and developments and also looks into welfare in aquaculture.


Contents

* Animal Welfare and the Meat Market; * Animal Welfare in Developing Countries; * Genetics and Animal Welfare; * Cattle; * Sheep; * Pigs; * Poultry and Rabbits; * Aquaculture; * Other species; * Livestock Presentation and Welfare before Slaughter; * Stunning and Slaughter; * Meat Quality; * Implementing Effective Animal Welfare Auditing Programs by Temple Gandin; * The Future.

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