Cruelty and legislation
Contributor(s):: Harrison, R.
Welfare issues with the carriage horse. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)
Contributor(s):: Baldwin, J.
This chapter gives a brief overview of the urban carriage horse industry in the larger US cities. Common health problems in carriage horses and health regulations are described. Moreover, some relevant welfare issues are outlined.
The welfare of horses and other equids
Contributor(s):: Broom, D. M., Fraser, A. F.
This chapter discusses the different forms of ill-treatment and neglect; riding, whipping and working; training methods; breeding; housing and management; and the effect of surgical operations in relation to the welfare of racehorses, donkeys and mules.
Welfare assessment in cattle in two housing systems
Contributor(s):: Brule, A., Lequenne, D., Capdeville, J., Botreau, R., Veissier, I., David, V.
This study specifically focused on the welfare of dairy cows, as the first step towards a practical tool to assess some aspects of animal welfare on farms. First, 12 indicators were recorded in ten Prim'Holstein dairy farms (five free-stall housing and five tie-stall housing). Measurements were...
Welfare implications of dairy calf and heifer rearing
Contributor(s):: Lawrence, A. B., Dwyer, C. M., Jarvis, S., Roberts, D.
In this chapter we have focused primarily on behavioural issues that emerge from current practices of calf rearing. We have used the perspective of behavioural development and existing knowledge from other species to emphasise that early events in the calf's life (early weaning and individual...