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  1. Behavioural and physiological responses of laying hens to humans

    Contributor(s): Edwards, L. E., Botheras, N. A., Coleman, G. J., Hemsworth, P. H.

    Human interactions, particularly negative ones, affect the behaviour and physiology of laying hens, with possible implications for bird productivity and welfare. The present experiment investigated the effects of handling on the behaviour and plasma corticosterone concentrations of laying hens. A...

  2. Relationship between behavioural reactions and heart rate in horses during transient social isolation

    Contributor(s): Jezierski, T., Gorecka, A.

    Six horses were used in an experiment conducted in a tie-stable without boxes. The behaviour of each horse was videotaped and heart rate (HR) was recorded continuously for approx. 104 min during the following test situations: all horses in the stable and no person present; other horses being...

  3. Human-animal relationship in the research lab: a discussion by the Refinement and Enrichment Forum

    Contributor(s): Abney, D., Conlee, K., Cunneen, M., Down, N., Lang, T., Patterson-Kane, E., Skoumbourdis, E., Reinhardt, V.

  4. Individually ventilated cages and rodent welfare: report of the 2002 RSPCA/UFAW rodent welfare group meeting

    Contributor(s): Hawkins, P., Anderson, D., Applebee, K., Key, D., Wallace, J., Milite, G., Clark, J. M., Hubrecht, R., Jennings, M.

    The RSPCA/UFAW Rodent Welfare Group holds a one-day meeting every autumn so that its members can discuss current welfare research and exchange views on rodent welfare issues. The 2002 meeting focused on welfare issues associated with housing rodents in individually ventilated cages (IVCs)....

  5. Pissing Angels

    Contributor(s): Filippi, Massimo

  6. Future Mix: Remodelling Biological Futures

    Contributor(s): Franklin, Sarah

  7. Genuine Zoocentrism or Dogged Anthropocentrism? On the Personification of Animal Figures in the News

    Contributor(s): Gouabault, Emmanuel, Dubied, Annik, Burton-Jeangros, Claudine

  8. Unfamiliar biological futurities: Animals in techno-science (an introduction to Sarah Franklin's "Future Mix")

    Contributor(s): Holmberg, Tora

  9. Ornithological Biography, Animal Studies, and Starling Subjectivity

    Contributor(s): Karnicky, Jeffrey

  10. Alterity and the Non-human

    Contributor(s): Marchesini, Roberto

  11. Risk, Human Health, and the Oppression of Nonhuman Animals: The Development of Transgenic Nonhuman Animals for Human Use

    Contributor(s): Peggs, Kay

  12. The Posthumanism of Roberto Marchesini

    Contributor(s): Sax, Boria

  13. When Species Kiss: some recent correspondence between animots

    Contributor(s): Turner, Lynn

  14. Minding Animals-the Human Re-engagement with Animals

    Contributor(s): Bennison, Rod, Williams, Linda, siobhan o'sullivan

  15. To Turn: California's Proposition 2 and the Ethics of Animal Mobility in Agriculture

    Contributor(s): Lulka, David

  16. Eating Girls: Deleuze and Guattari's Becoming-Animal and the Romantic Sublime in William Blake's Lyca Poems

    Contributor(s): Heymans, Peter

    It is perhaps illustrative of animal philosophy’s strong intent to establish itself firmly in serious academia that it has recently shown interest in Gilles Deleuze and FélixGuattari’s concept of becoming-animal, a concept which is so abstrusely theoretical and abstract that it...

  17. The Cannibal-Animal Complex in Melville, Marx, and Beyond

    Contributor(s): Pollock, Greg

    It has become axiomatic for a number of philosophic, political, and technoscientific research agendas that the categories “human” and “animal” do not mark a rigorous division. It is equally axiomatic that they continue to function strategically in the distribution of...