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  1. Management strategies in farrowing house to improve piglet pre-weaning survival and growth

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vila, R. M., Tummaruk, P.

    Post-partum and lactation are the most complex periods in the swine production chain. Newborn pigs are highly vulnerable due to relatively low body weight at birth and physiological immaturity....

  2. Provisioning the ritual neolithic site of Kfar HaHoresh, Israel at the dawn of animal management

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Meier, J. S., Goring-Morris, A. N., Munro, N. D.

    It is widely agreed that a pivotal shift from wild animal hunting to herd animal management, at least of goats, began in the southern Levant by the Middle Pre-Pottery Neolithic B period...

  3. Pet dog management practices among a representative sample of owners in Victoria, Australia

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Howell, T. J., Mornement, K., Bennett, P. C.

    It is often assumed that pet dogs experience better welfare than livestock production animals because many owners consider them to be members of the family and, collectively, spend billions of...

  4. Local knowledge held by farmers in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) about the use of plants to maintain and improve animal health and welfare

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vogl, C. R., Vogl-Lukasser, B., Walkenhorst, M.

    Background: The sustainable management of animal health and welfare is of increasing importance to consumers and a key topic in the organic farming movement. Few systematic studies have been...

  5. A prospective exploration of farm, farmer, and animal characteristics in human-animal relationships: an epidemiological survey

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Roches, A. de B. des, Veissier, I., Boivin, X., Gilot-Fromont, E., Mounier, L.

    Human-animal relationships are essential for dairy farming. They affect work comfort and efficiency, as well as milk production. A poor human-animal relationship can result in stress and accidents...

  6. Human-animal interactions and safety during dairy cattle handling - comparing moving cows to milking and hoof trimming

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lindahl, C., Pinzke, S., Herlin, A., Keeling, L. J.

    Cattle handling is a dangerous activity on dairy farms, and cows are a major cause of injuries to livestock handlers. Even if dairy cows are generally tranquil and docile, when situations occur...

  7. How do human-animal emotional relationships influence public perceptions of animal use?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cox, L., Montrose, T.

    Human-animal emotional relationships have a complicated interplay with public perceptions of the morality of animal use. Humans may build emotional relationships with companion species. These...

  8. Paleopathology: health and welfare of animals in the pastPaleopathologie: gezondheid en welzijn van dieren in het verleden

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Groot, M.

    This paper presents a short introduction to the field of palaeopathology, which can be studied from either a historical veterinary perspective or a zooarchaeological perspective. Zooarchaeologists...

  9. Influences on the avoidance and approach behaviour of dairy goats towards an unfamiliar human - an on-farm study

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mersmann, D., Schmied-Wagner, C., Nordmann, E., Graml, C., Waiblinger, S.

    The human-animal relationship (HAR) is an important factor for successful animal husbandry and animal welfare. Thus, the HAR is included in on-farm assessments to evaluate overall welfare. For...

  10. Are domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) able to use complex human-given cues to find a hidden reward?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nawroth, C., Ebersbach, M., Borell, E. von

    Understanding human-animal interactions in livestock production systems is crucial for improving animal welfare. It is therefore of general interest to investigate how livestock animals obtain...

  11. Test-retest reliability of the Welfare Quality animal welfare assessment protocol for growing pigs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Czycholl, I., Kniese, C., Buttner, K., Beilage, E. G., Schrader, L., Krieter, J.

    The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and test-retest reliability of the Welfare Quality Animal Welfare Assessment Protocol for Growing Pigs. Twenty-three German pig farms were...

  12. Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.

    The Norwegian dairy goat industry has largely succeeded in controlling caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE), caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) and paratuberculosis through a voluntary disease...

  13. Relationship between the stockperson's attitudes and dairy productivity in Japan

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Packer, R. M., Ortega, M., Anderson, T. J., Fukasawa, M., Kawahata, M., Higashiyama, Y., Komatsu, T.

    2017 Vet Rec 88 2 394-400 1344-3941 10.1136/vr.10335510.1111/asj.12652 eng Royal Veterinary College (RVC), London, UK.Centro Clinico Veterinary Indautxu, Bilbao, Spain.University of...

  14. Communicating with Pet Owners About Obesity: Roles of the Veterinary Health Care Team

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Churchill, J., Ward, E.

    2016 Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 46 5 899-911 0195-5616 10.1016/j.cvsm.2016.04.010 eng Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary...

  15. Animal Management at the Ancient Metropolis of Teotihuacan, Mexico: Stable Isotope Analysis of Leporid (Cottontail and Jackrabbit) Bone Mineral

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Somerville, A. D., Sugiyama, N., Manzanilla, L. R., Schoeninger, M. J.

    2016 PLoS One 11 8 e0159982 1932-6203 10.1371/journal.pone.0159982 eng Department of Anthropology, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA, 92093-0532, United...

  16. Owners' attitudes and practices regarding nutrition of dogs diagnosed with cancer presenting at a referral oncology service in Ontario, Canada

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rajagopaul, S., Parr, J. M., Woods, J. P., Pearl, D. L., Coe, J. B., Verbrugghe, A.

    2016 J Small Anim Pract 57 9 484-90 0022-4510 10.1111/jsap.12526 eng Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G4V2, Canada.Mona...

  17. Human-animal interactions and safety during dairy cattle handling--Comparing moving cows to milking and hoof trimming

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lindahl, C., Pinzke, S., Herlin, A., Keeling, L. J.

    2016 99 3 2131-41 0022-0302 10.3168/jds.2014-9210 eng Department of Work Science, Business Economics and Environmental Psychology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 88,...

  18. Parrots: Appropriate Pets or Best Not Bred?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hess, L.

    2016 J Avian Med Surg 30 3 286-297 1082-6742 (Print)1082-6742 10.1647/1082-6742-30.3.286 eng Associate Editor. text

  19. A Comparison of Zoo Animal Behavior in the Presence of Familiar and Unfamiliar People

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Martin, R. A., Melfi, V.

    2016 J Appl Anim Welf Sci 19 3 234-44 1088-8705 10.1080/10888705.2015.1129907 eng a School of Biological Sciences, Plymouth University , Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon , United Kingdom.b...

  20. A Cross-Sectional Survey to Estimate the Cat Population and Ownership Profiles in a Semirural Area of Central Italy

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Carvelli, A., Iacoponi, F., Scaramozzino, P.

    2016 Biomed Res Int 2016 3796872 10.1155/2016/3796872 eng Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Lazio e della Toscana "M. Aleandri", Via Appia Nuova 1411, 00178 Roma, Italy. text