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  1. Welfare Assessment of 30 Dairy Goat Farms in the Midwestern United States

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    | Contributor(s):: Melissa N. Hempstead, Taylor M. Lindquist, Jan K. Shearer, Leslie C. Shearer, Vanessa M. Cave, Paul J. Plummer

    Dairy goat animal welfare assessment protocols have been developed and conducted in Europe and the United Kingdom for dairy goats; however, there are no published reports of large-scale welfare assessment for dairy goats on farms in the Midwestern United States (US). Therefore, the objective...

  2. What is a lion worth to local people - quantifying of the costs of living alongside a top predator

    | Contributor(s):: Jacobsen, K. S., Sandorf, E. D., Loveridge, A. J., Dickman, A. J., Johnson, P. J., Mourato, S., Contu, D., Macdonald, D. W.

  3. Is pet ownership associated with values and attitudes towards animals?

    | Contributor(s):: Busch, G., Schütz, A., Hölker, S., Spiller, A.

  4. Health comparison between guinea pigs raised in uncontrolled and controlled environments

    | Contributor(s):: Laksmindra, Fitria, Nastiti, Wijayanti, Tuty, Arisuryanti, Salasia, S. I. O.

  5. Studies on existing health care management practices adopted by farmers in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh

    | Contributor(s):: Vandana, Bhagat, Shraddha, Nety, Upasana, Verma, Kiran, Kashyap, Seema, Kriplani, Swarnalata, Bara

    The present study was undertaken purposively to ascertain the health care and scientific dairy husbandry practices adopted by the dairy owners in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh. A total of 150 respondents were randomly selected from 10 villages of block and district Surajpur and interviewed...

  6. You can go your own way: No evidence for social behavior based on kinship or familiarity in captive juvenile box turtles

    | Contributor(s):: Tetzlaff, Sasha J., Sperry, Jinelle H., DeGregorio, Brett A.

    Behavioral interactions between conspecific animals can be influenced by relatedness and familiarity. Compared to other vertebrate taxa, considering such aspects of social behavior when housing captive reptiles has received less attention, despite the implications this could have for informing...

  7. Smart Technologies Lead to Smart Answers? On the Claim of Smart Sensing Technologies to Tackle Animal Related Societal Concerns in Europe Over Current Pig Husbandry Systems

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    | Contributor(s):: Mona F. Giersberg, Franck L. B. Meijboom

    Current pig production systems in Europe are subject to public criticism. At the same time, Precision Livestock Farming (PLF) technologies, which allow for automated animal monitoring are entering commercial pig farms.With their claim of improving animal health and welfare, these innovations...

  8. Environmental values and Americans' beliefs about farm animal well-being

    | Contributor(s):: Mark, Suchyta

  9. The urban horse: Equestrian Traffic and Horse Husbandry in Late Medieval Cities

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    | Contributor(s):: Fabienne Meiers

    Just like cattle, sheep and pigs, horses were part of the still agrarian influenced late medieval townscapes. Written and iconographic sources as well as archaeological evidence give proof of the extensive presence of horses inside and outside the city walls and their indispensability for urban...

  10. [Physiotherapy interventions through hippotherapy in the treatment of cerebral palsy. A literature review]

    | Contributor(s):: Mendizábal Alonso, P.

  11. 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

  12. Origin of the domestic chicken from modern biological and zooarchaeological approaches

    | Contributor(s):: Eda, M.

    2021Animal Frontiers11352-612160-605610.1093/af/vfab016EnglishHokkaido University Museum, Hokkaido University, Kita 10, Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo Hokkaido 060-0810, Japan.edamsk@museum.hokudai.ac.jptext

  13. Influence of living in a multicat household on health and behaviour in a cohort of cats from the United Kingdom

    | Contributor(s):: Roberts, C., Gruffydd-Jones, T., Williams, J. L., Murray, J. K.

  14. Aspects of juvenile and adolescent environment predict aggression and fear in 12-month-old guide dogs

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    | Contributor(s):: Serpell, J. A., Duffy, D. L.

    Maturational changes in behavior, and the possible influence of the puppy-raising environment on behavioral development, were investigated in a total sample of 978 prospective guide dogs belonging to four different breeds/crosses. All dogs belonged to the same guide dog organization, and had...

  15. Assessing the behaviour, welfare and husbandry of mouse deer (Tragulus spp.) in European zoos

    | Contributor(s):: Lemos de Figueiredo, Ricardo, Hartley, Matthew, Fletcher, Alison W.

    Mouse deer are primitive, forest ungulates found in Asia and Africa. Both the lesser mouse deer (Tragulus javanicus) and the Philippine mouse deer (T. nigricans) are managed in European zoos, but inconsistent breeding success between institutions, high neonatal mortality and a general lack of...

  16. Visitors' perceptions of zoo-housed lesser anteater (Tamandua tetradactyla) welfare: Observation plays a larger role than a brief informative talk

    | Contributor(s):: Chiapero, F., Ferrari, R. H., Guglielmetti, A., García Capocasa, M. C., Busso, J. M.

  17. Sheep Farmers' Perception of Welfare and Pain Associated with Routine Husbandry Practices in Chile

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    | Contributor(s):: Cristian Larrondo, Hedie Bustamante, Carmen Gallo

    Considering the public concern about the welfare of farm animals during routine husbandry practices, this study aimed to determine how husbandry practices are carried out in Chilean farms, sheep farmers’ perceptions of animal welfare and pain, and factors that affect them, as well as the...

  18. Relation between stockperson behavior toward cows in a holding area and milk yields

    | Contributor(s):: Saito, H., Seo, T.

  19. Extensive human presence and regular gentle handling improve growth, survival and immune competence in ostrich chicks

    | Contributor(s):: Muvhali, P. T., Bonato, M., Engelbrecht, A., Malecki, I. A., Cloete, S. W. P.

  20. Animal welfare in the U.S. slaughter industry-a focus on fed cattle

    | Contributor(s):: Edwards-Callaway, L. N., Calvo-Lorenzo, M. S.