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  1. Human/Farm Animal Relationships

    Contributor(s):: Jack L. Albright

    There are various combinations of human beings and farm animals. This paper attempts to evaluate those few studies of humans handling farm animals within a prescribed environment. Personality traits of dairy farmers and livestock people as determined by the Eysenck Personality Inventory (Eysenck...

  2. Effects of interactions between humans and domesticated animals

    Contributor(s):: Bokkers, Eddie A.M.

  3. Filling the Ark: Animal Welfare in Disasters: Introduction

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    Contributor(s):: Leslie Irvine

    This is the introduction to "Filling the Ark: Animal Welfare in Disasters."When disasters strike, people are not the only victims. Hurricane Katrina raised public attention about how disasters affect dogs, cats, and other animals considered members of the human family. In this short but powerful...

  4. Public-health aspects of salmonella infection

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    | Contributor(s):: A. Wray (editor), C. Wray (editor), Tom Humphrey

    Gaffky is credited with being the first to culture the causative agent of typhoid (S. typhi) in 1884. At that time, it was also known that bacteria similar to S. typhi could cause enteric disease in humans and farm animals. This was confirmed when Salmon and Smith reported the isolation of the...

  5. Human-animal interactions and animal productivity and welfare

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    | Contributor(s):: Paul H. Hemsworth, Grahame J. Coleman

    In most walks of life humans frequently interact with animals and in many situations these interactions are such that relationships develop between humans and animals. The human–companion animal relationships that are so common in Western society households are an excellent example of the intense...

  6. General principles of stress and well-being

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    | Contributor(s):: Temple Grandin (editor), P B Siegel, W B Gross

    At every level of biological organization, be it molecular, cellular, organismic, population or interspecies, equilibrium patterns emerge. The concept of evolutionary stable strategies in natural populations is well accepted in biological circles. Artificial selection, the foundation of livestock...