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La [dignité de l'animal]: une intrusion dans la métaphysique du propre de l'homme
Contributor(s):: Burgat, Florence
Cloning the wild mouflon
Contributor(s):: Heatherington, Tracey
The emergence of multispecies ethnography
Contributor(s):: Kirsey, S. Eben
For the love of a good dog : webs of action in the world of dog genetics
Contributor(s):: Haraway, Donna, Moore, Donald S., Kosek, Jake, Pandian, Anand
Viewing animal bodies: truths, practical aesthetics and ethical considerability in UK livestock breeding
Contributor(s):: Holloway, Lewis, Morris, Carol
The Golden Retriever Lifetime Study: establishing an observational cohort study with translational relevance for human health
Contributor(s):: Guy, M. K., Page, R. L., Jensen, W. A., Olson, P. N., Haworth, J. D., Searfoss, E. E., Brown, D. E.
Cancer diagnosis: from dogs to DNA or from DNA to dogs?
Contributor(s):: Melichar, B., Plebani, M.
Are farmed salmon more prone to risk than wild salmon? Susceptibility of juvenile farm, hybrid and wild Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L. to an artificial predator
Contributor(s):: Solberg, M. F., Zhang, ZhiWei, Glover, K. A.
Offspring of farmed Atlantic salmon have been documented to display lower survival than the offspring of wild salmon in the wild. It has been suggested that reduced survival of farmed salmon offspring in the wild could, in part, be explained by increased susceptibility to predation through...
Fresh wood reduces tail and ear biting and increases exploratory behaviour in finishing pigs
Contributor(s):: Telkanranta, H., Bracke, M. B. M., Valros, A.
Chewing and rooting are high behavioural priorities in pigs. Lack of suitable materials can lead to abnormal behaviours such as tail and ear biting. In commercial farming, slatted floors limit the use of straw, and various point-source objects have therefore been developed. The crucial challenge...
Bred for Perfection: Shorthorn Cattle, Collies, and Arabian Horses Since 1800 [book review]
Contributor(s):: Scholthof, Karen-Beth G.
Bred for Perfection: Shorthorn Cattle, Collies, and Arabian Horses since 1800 [book review]
Contributor(s):: Tenner, Edward
Harnessing Heredity In Gilded Age America: Middle Class Mores And Industrial Breeding In A Cultural Context
Contributor(s):: Thurtle, Phillip
Genetic analysis of the individual pig behaviour in backtests and human approach tests
Contributor(s):: Scheffler, K., Stamer, E., Traulsen, I., Krieter, J.
The most recent development in pig production has focused increasingly on the well-being of the individual pig and animal-friendly housing conditions, i.e. the launch of the group housing of sows in the EU. In this regard, however, standard procedures which may be stressful to the animals and...
The major welfare problems of dairy cows in French commercial farms: an epidemiological approach
Contributor(s):: Roches, A. de B. des, Veissier, I., Coignard, M., Bareille, N., Guatteo, R., Capdeville, J., Gilot-Fromont, E., Mounier, L.
Animal welfare enhancement requires that problems are reliably identified and ranked in order to prioritise corrective actions. Welfare problems vary with the conditions in which animals are maintained. The objectives were to highlight major welfare problems for dairy cows on farms in France, and...
Genetic diversity of Toxoplasma gondii in animals and humans
Contributor(s):: L. David Sibley, Asis Khan, James W. Ajioka, Benjamin M. Rosenthal
Toxoplasma gondii is one of the most widespread parasites of domestic, wild, and companion animals, and it also commonly infects humans. Toxoplasma gondii has a complex life cycle. Sexual development occurs only in the cat gut, while asexual replication occurs in many vertebrate hosts. These...
Prevalence and antimicrogram of Staphylococcus intermedius group isolates from veterinary staff, companion animals, and the environment in veterinary hospitals in Korea
Contributor(s):: Youn, JungHo, Yoon, JangWon, Koo, HyeCheong, Lim, SukKyung, Park, YongHo
Comparison of adoption agency breed identification and DNA breed identification of dogs
Contributor(s):: Voith, V. L., Ingram, E., Mitsouras, K., Irizarry, K.
Governmental and other agencies may require dog caregivers (owners) to provide breed identification of their dogs. This study compares breed identification by adoption agencies with identification by DNA analysis in 20 dogs of unknown parentage. Of the 20 dogs who had been adopted from 17...
Genetically modified laboratory animals - what welfare problems do they face?
Contributor(s):: Buehr, M., Hjorth, P. J., Hansen, A. K., Sandoe, P.
In this article, we respond to public concern expressed about the welfare of genetically modified (GM) non-human animals. As a contribution to the debate on this subject, we attempt in this article to determine in what situations the practice of genetic modification in rodents may generate...
Measuring emotions toward wildlife: A review of generic methods and instruments
Contributor(s):: Jacobs, Maarten H., Fehres, Piera, Campbell, Michael
Researchers are recognizing the importance of studying emotions for understanding human–wildlife interactions. This article reviews generic methods and instruments for assessing emotions, as developed within the affective sciences. Four broad categories of emotion measures can be distinguished:...
A review of the effects of prostaglandins on sexual behavior in boars
Contributor(s):: Estienne, M. J.
Artificial insemination (AI) is the primary method of breeding sows in many countries worldwide. In general, semen for AI is collected using the gloved hand technique from boars trained to mount an artificial sow, although automated collection systems have been developed and are in use on some...