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Making sense of it all: The importance of taking into account the sensory abilities of animals in their housing and management

By Birte L. Nielsen

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In this selective review, examples are given of how different animal species use different sensory modalities in different ways. These examples serve to illustrate that we should not forget to take sensory abilities of the animals that we manage into account to ensure or improve their welfare. As...

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  1. Animal welfare
  2. Handling
  3. Hearing
  4. olfaction
  5. touch