Comparison between Single- and Group-housed Pregnant Sows for Direct and Indirect Physiological, Reproductive, Welfare Indicators and Gene Expression Profiling
Contributor(s):: Capoferri, Rossana, Parati, Katia, Puglisi, Roberto, Moscati, Livia, Sensi, Marco, Lombardi, Guerino, Sandri, Gianpietro, Briani, Carlo, Galli, Andrea
Climate change and companion animals: Identifying links and opportunities for mitigation and adaptation strategies
Contributor(s):: Protopopova, A., Ly, L. H., Eagan, B. H., Brown, K. M.
Small Ruminants: Farmers' Hope in a World Threatened by Water Scarcity
| Contributor(s):: Oluwakamisi F. Akinmoladun, Voster Muchenje, Fabian N. Fon, Conference T. Mpendulo
The availability and sustainability of suitable and good quality drinking water is a global concern. Such uncertainties threaten livestock production with an attendant ripple effect on food security. Small ruminants, including sheep and goats, appear to be promising to smallholder farmers in...
Behavioral and Haemato-Biochemical Responses of Nguni and Boran Steers Post Relocation and Herd Regrouping in a Novel Environment
| Contributor(s):: Slayi, Mhlangabezi, Muchenje, Voster, Njisane, Yonela Zifikile
Selection for wheat digestibility affects emotionality and feeding behaviours in broiler chicks
| Contributor(s):: Pelhaitre, Alice, Mignon-Grasteau, Sandrine, Bertin, Aline
In poultry farming, selection for high production, as for growth rate or feed efficiency, may be associated with risks for animal welfare. In this study, we tested whether divergent selection for a new trait linked to feed efficiency, i.e. digestibility, had correlated side effects on the...
The Impact of a Care Recipient's Pet on the Instrumental Caregiving Experience
| Contributor(s):: Bibbo, J., Proulx, C. M.
Arctic Disequilibrium: Shifting Human-Environmental Systems
| Contributor(s):: Veldhuis, Djuke, Pelle, Tejsner, Riede, Felix, Høye, Toke T., Willerslev, Rane
Pet Therapy: Helping Patients Cope
| Contributor(s):: Gertz, A., Rabinowitz, P. M.
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[The effectiveness of therapeutic horseback-riding in the treatment of chronic schizophrenic patients. Experimental results and clinical experiences]
| Contributor(s):: Scheidhacker, M., Bender, W., Vaitl, P.
Imagining life without Dreamer
Caring for a dog with osteoarthritis
[An educator's perspective, defusing tensions through mediation and the encounter]
| Contributor(s):: Rivoire, G.
Psychobiological Factors Affecting Cortisol Variability in Human-Dog Dyads
| Contributor(s):: Schoberl, I., Wedl, M., Beetz, A., Kotrschal, K.
Grief following pet and human loss: Closeness is key
| Contributor(s):: Eckerd, L. M., Barnett, J. E., Jett-Dias, L.
Stakeholder contemporary knowledge needs regarding the potential effects of tall structures on sage-grouse
| Contributor(s):: Messmer, Terry A., Hasenyager, Robert, Burruss, James, Liguori, Sherry
Management of double-crested cormorants to improve sport fisheries in Michigan: three case studies
| Contributor(s):: Dorr, B. S., Hanisch, S. L., Butchko, P. H., Fielder, D. G.
Adaptive ideals and aspirational goals: the utopian ideals and realist constraints of climate change adaptation
| Contributor(s):: Baard, P.
There is a growing need to implement anticipatory climate change adaptation measures, particularly in vulnerable sectors, such as in agriculture. However, setting goals to adapt is wrought with several challenges. This paper discusses two sets of challenges to goals of anticipatory adaptation, of...
Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2
| Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian
Managing Livestock Species under Climate Change in Australia
| Contributor(s):: S. Niggol Seo, Bruce McCarl
This paper examines the vulnerabilities of major livestock species raised in Australia to climate change using the regional livestock profile of Australia of around 1,400 regions. The number of each species owned, the number of each species sold, and the aggregate livestock revenue across all...
Divinatory animals: further evidence of San /Nguni borrowing
| Contributor(s):: Hammond-Tooke, W. D.