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A interação humano-animal e o uso de homeopatia em bovinos de leite
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Luciana Aparecida Honorato
Um fator importante para o bem-estar de animais de produção é a forte interação humano-animal decorrente do processo de produção, que por sua vez,...
Ranging Behaviour of Commercial Free-Range Broiler Chickens 2: Individual Variation
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Peta S Taylor, Paul H Hemsworth, Peter J Groves, Sabine G Gebhardt-Henrich, Jean-Loup Rault
Little is known about broiler chicken ranging behaviour. Previous studies have monitored ranging behaviour at flock level but whether individual ranging behaviour varies within a flock is unknown....
Ranging Behaviour of Commercial Free-Range Broiler Chickens 1: Factors Related to Flock Variability
Little is known about the ranging behaviour of chickens. Understanding ranging behaviour is required to improve management and shed and range design to ensure optimal ranging opportunities. Using...
Exploring the Role of Farm Animals in Providing Care at Care Farms
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jan Hassink, Simone R De Bruin, Bente Berget, Marjolein Elings
We explore the role of farm animals in providing care to different types of participants at care farms (e.g., youngsters with behavioural problems, people with severe mental problems and people...
Exploration Feeding and Higher Space Allocation Improve Welfare of Growing-Finishing Pigs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Herman M Vermeer, Nienke CPMM Dirx-Kuijken, Marc BM Bracke
Lack of environmental enrichment and high stocking densities in growing-finishing pigs can lead to adverse social behaviors directed to pen mates, resulting in skin lesions, lameness, and tail...
A Decade of Progress toward Ending the Intensive Confinement of Farm Animals in the United States
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sara Shields, Paul Shapiro, Andrew Rowan
In this paper, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) farm animal protection work over the preceding decade is described from the perspective of the organization. Prior to 2002, there were...
Green Care: A Review of the Benefits and Potential of Animal-Assisted Care Farming Globally and in Rural America
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Brianna Artz, Doris Bitler Davis
The term Green Care includes therapeutic, social or educational interventions involving farming; farm animals; gardening or general contact with nature. Although Green Care can occur in any...
Heartland Farm Sanctuary
Heartland Farm Sanctuary, which opened in 2010, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping homeless farm animals in Wisconsin, and building connections between animals and vulnerable...
Watching cows: associating farmer wellbeing and cows
| Presentations | Contributor(s): L.M. Hunt
This presentation highlights the relationship between wellbeing achieved by farming and the care of cows with dairy farmers participating in the ARGOS programme. Its purpose is to indicate how...
A systematic review of zoonoses transmission and livestock/wildlife interactions: Preliminary findings
| Presentations | Contributor(s): Delia Grace, R. Kock, J. Rushton, F. Mutua, J.J. McDermott, D.U. Pfeiffer, B. Jones
1st International One Health Congress
Potty Trained Cows? Transform Farming with Technology: Dr. Alison Vaughan, PhD at TEDxChilliwack
| Videos | Contributor(s): Dr. Alison Vaughan
My name is Dr Alison Vaughan. I’d like to share with you some of the exciting ways in which technology can be used to increase the welfare of farm animals and reduce the environmental impact...
Farm animal-assisted interventions in clinical depression
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ingeborg Pedersen
Depression affects millions of people every year. Depressed individuals suffer from depressed mood, loss of interest and enjoyment, reduced energy, diminished activity, reduced attention and...
Worker injuries involving the interaction of cattle, cattle handlers, and farm structures or equipment
| Theses | Contributor(s): Shannon L. Fox
Cattle and other livestock have been identified as leading sources of injuries to workers in agriculture. Cattle handling injuries can be serious and often appear to be under-reported...
The effects of wildlife-livestock-human interactions on habitat in the Meru Conservation Area, Kenya
| Reports | Contributor(s): J. Otuoma
Risk behaviors for disease transmission among petting zoo attendees
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): M. McMillian, J.R. Dunn, J.E. Keen, K.L. Brady, T.F. Jones
To evaluate risk behaviors for transmission of zoonotic diseases at petting zoos during a period without a recognized disease outbreak. Observational survey with environmental microbiologic...
Early exposure to dogs and farm animals and the risk of childhood asthma
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Tove Fall, Cecilia Lundholm, Anne K. Ortqvist, Katja Fall, Fang Fang, Ake Hedhammar, Olle Kampe, Erik Ingelsson, Catarina Almqvist
IMPORTANCE: The association between early exposure to animals and childhood asthma is not clear, and previous studies have yielded contradictory results.
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether...
A Case Study of Behaviour and Performance of Confined or Pastured Cows During the Dry Period
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Randi A. Black, Peter D. Krawczel
The objectives of this study were to determine the effect of the dry cow management system (pasture or confined) on: (1) lying behaviour and activity; (2) feeding and heat stress behaviours; (3)...
Cattle handling technique can induce fatigued cattle syndrome in cattle not fed a beta adrenergic agonist
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): D.A. Frese, Christopher D. Reinhardt, Steven J. Bartle, David Rethorst, J.P. Hutcheson, W.T. Nichols, B.E. Depenbusch, M.E. Corrigan, Daniel U. Thomson
Angus crossbred steers (n = 40; 563 +/- 44 kg) were used to examine the effects of handling method and fat thickness on the blood chemistry and physiology of market steers. Steers were blocked by...
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): S. Fox, Mitchell Ricketts, J. Ernest Minton
Cattle have been identified as leading sources of injuries to agricultural workers. The present study focused on worker injuries that involved the interaction of cattle, cattle handlers, and farm...