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Environmental Aspects of Animal Care


By: SE Curtis

Iowa State University Press

Hardback | Dec 2000 | Edition: 2 | #119893 | ISBN: 0813827906
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Examines the treatment of agricultural animals, including their handling, transportation, marketing, and slaughter settings. Also contains a discussion of companion and recreational species in production and use of settings, as well as various species in biomedical research and zoo environments.


Environmental stress and husbandry; Homeothermy; Thermoregulation; Energetics; Reproduction under thermal stress; Prescribed ranges of effective environmental temperature; Rhythms and photoperiodisms; Light and reproduction; Other effects of electromagnetic waves; Behavioural responses to internal and external cues; Maintenance behaviour; Social behaviour; Anomalous behaviour; Behavioural management; Stress and health; Environment and challenges to health; Environment and defenses of health; Facilities and equipment - approaches, alternatives and design; Climatic and psychrometric data and calculations; Sheltering; Housing; Evaluating animal environments.

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