Teaching animal bioethics in Europe: present situation and prospects
Contributor(s):: Marie, M., Edwards, S., Borell, E. von, Gandini, G.
A survey was conducted in 20 European countries regarding the agricultural or veterinary higher education institutions (n=106) delivering courses in animal bioethics. Information regarding the nature of the curriculum, number and background of the teachers, pedagogic methods, and topics covered...
Current work on appropriate livestock management 2000. Lectures given at the 32nd International Workshop on Applied Ethology of Livestock by the Deutschen Veterinarmedizinischen Gesellschaft e. V. (Behavioural Studies Group), 9-11 November 2000, Frei
The papers presented in these proceeding are grouped into sections on: reactions to stressful situations; human animal relationships; and miscellaneous topics. Most of the papers are on cattle and pigs: there is one on cortisol measurement in faeces of all domestic species, one on group size of...
Human contact and fear responses in laying hens
Contributor(s):: Edwards, L. E., Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.
Human-animal interactions were studied at nine Australian farms and nine US farms. Measures of hen fear of humans, human activity in the laying shed, productivity records and shed parameters were collected at each shed. Significant differences between countries were found for shed parameters,...
Human animal relationship and housing: how to translate research into better standards and practice?
Contributor(s):: Roderick, S., Henriksen, B., Fossing, C., Thamsborg, S.
The end of husbandry - the betrayal of the ancient human-animal bond with farm animals
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.