Support for Children with a Visual Impairment in Northern Ireland: The Role of the Rehabilitation Worker
Contributor(s):: Gray, Colette
The National Wildlife Control Training Program: an evolution in wildlife damage management education for industry professionals
Contributor(s):: Curtis, Paul D., Smith, Raj, Hygnstrom, Scott
Implementing Welfare Quality in UK assurance schemes: evaluating the challenges
Contributor(s):: Heath, C. A. E., Lin, Y., Mullan, S., Browne, W. J., Main, D. C. J.
This paper presents an account of a Welfare Quality assessment of 92 dairy farms carried out by seven experienced assessors. The aim was to evaluate the potential of the Welfare Quality assessment protocol with respect to its uptake by UK farm assurance schemes. Data collection, and measure...
Personality and performance in military working dogs: reliability and predictive validity of behavioral tests
Contributor(s):: Sinn, D. L., Gosling, S. D., Hilliard, S.
Quantification and description of individual differences in behavior, or personality differences, is now well-established in the working dog literature. What is less well-known is the predictive relationship between particular dog behavioral traits (if any) and important working outcomes. Here we...
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On-farm welfare assessment in cattle: validity, reliability and feasibility issues and future perspectives with special regard to the Welfare QualityReg. approach
Contributor(s):: Knierim, U., Winckler, C.
This paper discusses the current state of development of on-farm cattle welfare assessment systems with special regard to the approach of Welfare QualityReg. that focuses on animal-related measures. The central criteria validity, reliability and feasibility are considered with regard to selected...