Practices and Perceptions of Animal Contact and Associated Health Outcomes in Pregnant Women and New Mothers
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| Contributor(s):: Hsin-Yi Weng, Kimberly Ankrom
Companion animals play an important role in our society. However, pregnant women and new mothers might have specific concerns about animal-associated health outcomes because of their altered immune function and posture as well as their newborn babies. The study was conducted to collect baseline...
Characterizing nontarget species use at bait sites for white-tailed deer
| Contributor(s):: Bowman, Brent, Belant, Jerrold L., Beyer, Dean E., Jr., Martel, Deborah
Influence of egg oiling on colony presence of ring-billed gulls
| Contributor(s):: DeVault, Travis L., Schmidt, Paige M., Pogmore, Fred E., Gobeille, John, Belant, Jerrold L., Seamans, Thomas W.
Consumption of whole cottonseed by white-tailed deer and nontarget species
| Contributor(s):: Taylor, Benjamin D., Lyons, Eddie K., Rollins, Dale, Scott, Cody B., Huston, James E., Taylor, Charles A.
Preference of white-tailed deer for corn hybrids and agricultural husbandry practices during the growing season
| Contributor(s):: Delger, J. A., Monteith, K. L., Schmitz, L. E., Jenks, J. A.
Feed depredation by European starlings in a Kansas feedlot
| Contributor(s):: Depenbusch, B. E., Drouillard, J. S., Lee, C. D.
Student perceptions of animal use in society
| Contributor(s):: Bennett-Wimbush, K., Amstutz, M. D., Willoughby, D.
The purpose of this study was to determine the demographic characteristics that affect students' attitudes regarding animal use. Incoming freshman (n=136) completed a 20-question survey (Likert scale 1-5; range 20-100, summed and reported as a composite score) regarding perceptions of animal use,...
Human and animal diet at Conchopata, Peru :stable isotope evidence for maize agriculture and animal management practices during the Middle Horizon
| Contributor(s):: Finucane, Brian
Seeking His Own A Story of my German Russian Family in Early Dakota
| Contributor(s):: Schenk, Donald C.
Effects of three food enrichment items on the behavior of black lemurs ( Eulemur macaco macaco ) and ringtail lemurs ( Lemur catta ) at the Henson Robinson Zoo, Springfield, Illinois
| Contributor(s):: Maloney, M. A., Meiers, S. T., White, J., Romano, M. A.
This study tested 3 food enrichment items mentioned in a laboratory primate newsletter with 6 adult Eulemur macaco and 3 adult Lemur catta to examine whether the items would affect the behavior of the lemurs. The results suggest that Food Enrichment Item 3 (a wire box filled with whole grapes,...
Conference on "Animal welfare and epidemiology - across species, across disciplines, and across borders", Ames, Iowa, USA, 14-16 July 2008
| Contributor(s):: Millman, S. T., Johnson, A. K., O'Connor, A. M., Zanella, A. J.
Papers and abstracts from the Conference on Animal Welfare and Epidemiology: Across Species, Across Disciplines, and Across Borders, Ames, Iowa, 14-16 July 2008.
Emergency and disaster planning at Ohio animal shelters
| Contributor(s):: Decker, S. M., Lord, L. K., Walker, W. L., Wittum, T. E.
Results of a cross-sectional study to determine the level of emergency and disaster response planning at Ohio nonhuman animal shelters and the role Ohio agencies have in emergency and disaster response planning in their communities indicated a lack of preparedness coupled with underutilization of...
Abstracts of the proccedings on "animal welfare and epidemiology - across species, across disciplines, and across borders", Ames, Iowa, USA, 14-16 July 2008
Abstracts of the proccedings on "Animal Welfare and Epidemiology - across species, across disciplines, and across borders", Ames, Iowa, USA, 14-16 July 2008
Naturalistic exhibits may be more effective than traditional exhibits at improving zoo-visitor attitudes toward African apes
| Contributor(s):: Lukas, K. E., Ross, S. R.
Zoos play a unique role in wildlife conservation, particularly in the area of conservation education. Because of their popularity and flagship status for broader conservation issues, great apes may prove to be one of the most important educational conduits in zoos. In 2002, we surveyed knowledge...
Use of and satisfaction of pet owners with a clinical behavior service in a companion animal specialty referral practice
| Contributor(s):: Herron, M. E., Lord, L. K.
Ethical frameworks and farmer participation in controversial farming practices
| Contributor(s):: Cardoso, S. P., James, H. S., Jr.
Behaviour and welfare of veal calves fed different amounts of solid feed supplemented to a milk replacer ration adjusted for similar growth
| Contributor(s):: Webb, L. E., Bokkers, E. A. M., Engel, B., Gerrits, W. J. J., Berends, H., Reenen, C. G. van
Are farmers of the middle distinctively "good stewards"? Evidence from the Missouri Farm Poll, 2006
| Contributor(s):: James, H. S., Hendrickson, M. K.
In this paper we consider the question of whether middle-scale farmers, which we define as producers generating between $100,000 and $250,000 in sales annually, are better agricultural stewards than small and large-scale producers. Our study is motivated by the argument of some commentators that...
Class: an essential aspect of watershed planning
| Contributor(s):: Adams, J.
A study of a watershed planning process in the Cache River Watershed in southern Illinois (USA) revealed that class divisions, based on property ownership, underlay key conflicts over land use and decision-making relevant to resource use. A class analysis of the region indicates that the planning...
A framework for the ethical analysis of novel foods: the ethical matrix
| Contributor(s):: Mepham, B.
The paper addresses the issue of how in democratic societies a procedure might be formulated to facilitate ethical judgements on modern biotechnologies used in food production. A framework for rational ethical analysis, the Ethical Matrix, is proposed. The Matrix adapts the principles described...