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  1. Guidance for puppy owners

    Contributor(s):: Hedges, S.

    The advantages of behavioural guidance from veterinary practice was discussed. Highlights focused on the behavioural management, care, and training of puppies.

  2. Animal Welfare and Humane Slaughter

    Contributor(s):: Temple Grandin, Gary C. Smith

    Manteca (1998) says concern for animal welfare is a major consideration in meat production and is based upon the belief that animals can suffer. Welfare may be considered (Manteca, 1998) in terms of the subjective experiences of animals (measured using preference testing) or in terms of...

  3. A model of stockperson-animal interactions and their implications for livestock

    Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.

    This chapter presents a model of human-animal interactions in livestock production based on the factors involved in the relationship between stockperson and farm animal variables, including the influence of stockperson attitudes on his/her behaviour and of stockperson behaviour on animal...

  4. Conclusion: current and future opportunities to improve human-animal interactions in livestock production

    Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.

    The opportunities to improve the stockpersons' attitudes toward livestock and improve their attitudes and job motivation to subsequwntly improve human-animal interactions, animal perormance and welfare are described.

  5. Stockperson behaviour and animal behaviour

    Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.

    This chapter discusses the way the attitudes and behaviour of stockpersons develop and how these affect the productivity, behaviour and welfare of farm animals.

  6. Changing stockperson attitudes and behaviour

    Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.

    The principles underlying stockperson attitude and behavioural change and the results of research on the effects of behaviour modification/change on livestock production and welfare are presented.

  7. Farm animal welfare: assessment, issues and implications

    Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.

    A detailed discussion of farm animal welfare is presented, including definitions, assessment and implications for the animal.

  8. Attitudes of stockpeople

    Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.

    The human characteristics that determine stockperson behaviour, the use of a theoretical framework to consider the development and maintenance of attitudes and how these attitudes can be used to predict human behaviour are discussed.

  9. Animal production and the new social ethic for animals

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  10. Animal ethics and the live aquatic animal trade

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  11. The vertebrate animal in high school biology

    Contributor(s):: Beck, A. M.

  12. Horses ( Equus caballus )

    Contributor(s):: Ekesbo, I.

    This chapter covers horse domestication, changes in the animals and their environment, management, behaviour and welfare. Focus is given on innate or learned behaviour and different types of social behaviour. Some of the normal physiological frequency values of interest at clinical examination...

  13. Early experience and behavioural development in foals. (EAAP Publication No.122)

    Contributor(s):: Hausberger, M., Henry, S., Richard-Yris, M. A.

    The effect of breeding and farm management practices, handling and other environmental factors on the behavioural development of foals are discussed.

  14. Effects of period, type and duration of handling on manageability, reactivity and learning ability of horses. (EAAP Publication No.122)

    Contributor(s):: Lansade, L., Boivin, X., Bouissou, M. F.

    Manageability, reactivity and learning ability of horses are three essential characteristics for the rider-horse relationship. In comparison to routine handling, extra handling may reduce fear of humans and general reactivity and thereby improve manageability and learning ability in a variety of...