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On farm welfare assessment of beef cattle using an environmentally-based welfare index and investigation of the human-animal relationship
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| Reports | Contributor(s): Bernadette Earley, Mickael Mazurek, Margaret Murray, Daniel J. Prendiville
On farm welfare assessment of beef cattle using an environmentally-based welfare index and investigation of the human-animal relationship. Study 1. Animal welfare index (AWI): an on-farm survey of...
Hazards of Getting Sick from Contact with Farm Animals at Fairs and Petting Zoos
| Reports | Contributor(s): Aurora A. Saulo
Animals exhibited at fairs, farm centers, and in petting zoos are very popular and educational, and they bring much joy to people, especially children, but in addition to warm memories of holding...
Human-Animal Studies: chov hospodářských zvířat - právní, ekonomické, ekologické a etické aspekty
| Theses | Contributor(s): Klára Podimáková
Práce se zabývá vztahem mezi lidskými aktéry a hospodářskými zvířaty v heterogenním kolektivu. Zjišťuje, jakým způsobem...
Suomenkarjan käyttö terapiaeläimenä
| Theses | Contributor(s): Anu Kinnunen
Suomen alkuperäiskarjojen annettiin miltei kuolla sukupuuttoon, ennen kuin niiden suojeluun viimein parikymmentä vuotta sitten havahduttiin. Arvokkaan geeniaineksen katoaminen olisi...
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...
Current opinion on maximizing veterinary profession growth and contributions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nimmanapalli, R., Donapaty, S. R.
Veterinary profession sphere overlaps three major biology arenas namely agriculture, basic sciences, and human medicine. Thus, so far the investments in veterinary field are not proportional to...
'A place for everything': moral landscapes of 'swiftlet farming' in George Town, Malaysia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Connolly, C.
This paper is based on 6 months of ethnographic, multi-sited research in Malaysia, and investigates the relatively recent phenomenon of edible birds' nest farming in urban areas ('swiftlet...
Validity and feasibility of human-animal relationship tests for on-farm welfare assessment in dairy goats
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Battini, M., Barbieri, S., Waiblinger, S., Mattiello, S.
This study aims at establishing suitable tests to measure the quality of the Human-Animal Relationship (HAR) in dairy goats for on-farm welfare assessment protocols by evaluating the predictive...
Living on the edge: attitudes of rural communities toward Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris) in central India
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Reddy, C. S., Reuven, Yosef
To date, most studies of the Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris) are of biological research, techniques, conservation, population modeling, or tiger-human conflicts. Few studies have attempted to...
A prospective exploration of farm, farmer, and animal characteristics in human-animal relationships: An epidemiological survey
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): des Roches, A. B., Veissier, I., Boivin, X., Gilot-Fromont, E., Mounier, L.
Universite de Lyon, VetAgro Sup, UMR1213 Herbivores, F-69280, Marcy l'Etoile, France; INRA, UMR1213 Herbivores, F-63122...
The human horse: equine husbandry, anthropomorphic hierarchies, and daily life in Lower Saxony, 1550-1735
| Theses | Contributor(s): Amanda Eisemann
This dissertation examines how human-animal relationships were formed through daily equine trade networks in early modern Germany. As reflections of human cultural values and experiences, these...
Horses Help Heroes
| Organizations | Contributor(s): Kristy Alvarez
Horses Help Heroes is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) dedicated to making positive change in the lives of disabled veterans, their families and families who have lost loved ones while serving on active...
Hay Day Ranch
Hay Day Ranch is built on the faith and hope of Susan Hingst, a Virginia based teacher, horse enthusiast and child advocate; and is the realization of a vision and dream.
The Ranch is...
Cornerstone Therapeutic Riding Center
| Organizations | Contributor(s): Emilio Figueroa
Cornerstone Therapeutic Riding Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals living with disabilities.
Cornerstone was founded on the...
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...
Pregnant Sheep in a Farm Environment Did Not Develop Anaemia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gabrielle C. Musk, Amanda James, Matthew W. Kemp, Sara Ritchie, Andrew Ritchie, Michael Laurence
The aim of this study was to document the haematological profile of pregnant ewes throughout gestation. Sheep were divided into three groups (n = 8 per group): non-pregnant, singleton, or twin...
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...