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Improving Animal Welfare

Handbook / Manual
By: Temple Grandin(Editor)
376 pages, illustrations
Publisher: CABI Publishing
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By taking an entirely practical approach, Improving Animal Welfare aims to help those working with animals to apply methods for improving welfare, bridging the gap between scientific research and practical application. Improving Animal Welfare provides a guide to practical evaluation and auditing of welfare problems for farmed animals, emphasizing the importance of measuring conditions that compromise welfare such as lameness, or the use of electric goads. This second edition is fully updated with new literature, new, up to date coverage of pain management, and the addition of a new chapter on animal welfare in organic farming systems.

Contents

1 The Importance of Measurement to Improve the Welfare of Livestock, Poultry and Fish
2 Why is Agricultural Animal Welfare Important? The Social and Ethical Context
3 Implementing Effective Standards and Scoring Systems for Assessing Animal Welfare on Farms and Slaughter Plants
4 The Importance of Good Stockmanship and its Benefits for the Animals
5 How to Improve Livestock Handling and Reduce Stress
6 Painful Husbandry Procedures in Livestock and Poultry
7 Welfare During Transport of Livestock and Poultry
8 Animal Well-being and Behavioural Needs on the Farm
9 Improving Livestock, Poultry and Fish Welfare in Slaughter Plants with Auditing Programmes
10 Recommended On-farm Euthanasia Practices
11 The Effect of Economic Factors on the Welfare of Livestock and Poultry
12 Improving Animal Welfare: Practical Approaches for Achieving Change
13 Practical Methods for Improving the Welfare of Horses, Donkeys and Other Working Draught Animals in Developing Areas
14 Successful Technology Transfer of Behavioural and Animal Welfare Research to the Farm and Slaughter Plant
15 Animal Welfare in Organic Farming Systems
16 Why Are Behavioural Needs Important?

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Biography

Temple Grandin is Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University. Dr. Grandin's work includes design of animal handling systems, research on livestock behaviour, and auditing animal welfare. She has visited 26 countries and has served on the OIE animal welfare ad hoc committee for slaughter. Her previous livestock books are: Livestock Handling and Transport, Genetics and the Behavior of Domestic Animals and Humane Livestock Handling. Her popular press books on animal behaviour have been both U.S. and international bestsellers. Throughout her career, Dr. Grandin has worked to combine scientific research results with practical application in the field. In the North America half, the cattle are handled in equipment she designed for meat plants. She has received awards for her work on animal welfare from both the livestock industry and animal welfare NGO's. She has swards from The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, The American Meat Institute, American Society for Animal Science and the Humane Society of the U.S.

Handbook / Manual
By: Temple Grandin(Editor)
376 pages, illustrations
Publisher: CABI Publishing
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