Economic feasibility of interventions targeted at decreasing piglet perinatal and pre-weaning mortality across European countries
| Contributor(s):: Stygar, A. H., Chantziaras, I., Maes, D., Aarestrup Moustsen, V., De Meyer, D., Quesnel, H., Kyriazakis, I., Niemi, J. K.
BACKGROUND: Piglet perinatal and pre-weaning mortality is a welfare problem causing economic losses in pig production. In this study, the effects of housing and management interventions on the economic result of sow enterprises representing six European countries (Belgium, Denmark, Finland,...
To wallow or nurse: Sows housed outdoors have distinctive approaches to thermoregulation in gestation and lactation
| Contributor(s):: Baert, Sarah, Aubé, Lydiane, Haley, Derek B., Bergeron, Renée, Devillers, Nicolas
The objective of this study was to determine which behaviours may be important for thermoregulation when gestating and lactating sows are housed outdoors in Québec, Canada during the summer. We kept six groups of four Yorkshire-Landrace sows, from July to September 2018, in outdoor paddocks...
Pet-Friendly for Whom? An Analysis of Pet Fees in Texas Rental Housing
| Contributor(s):: Applebaum, J. W., Horecka, K., Loney, L., Graham, T. M.
Previous studies have underscored the difficulty low-income pet owners often face when attempting to secure affordable rental housing. Further exacerbating this housing disparity are fees charged on top of normal monthly rent to pet owners in "pet-friendly" rental housing. In this...
Thinking outside the lab: Can studies of pet rats inform pet and laboratory rat welfare?
| Contributor(s):: Neville, Vikki, Mounty, Jessica, Benato, Livia, Hunter, Kristina, Mendl, Michael, Paul, Elizabeth S.
2022Applied Animal Behaviour Science2461055070168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2021.105507text
What type of loafing areas do housed dairy cattle prefer?
| Contributor(s):: Langford, Fritha M., Bell, David J., Nevison, Ian M., Tolkamp, Bert J., Roberts, David J., Haskell, Marie J.
Use of space, active and resting behaviour in fattening rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) housed in a combi park system: A case study
| Contributor(s):: Kimm, S., Rauterberg, S. L., Bill, J., Stracke, J., Kemper, N., Fels, M.
Emotional support animals: A framework for clinical decision-making
| Contributor(s):: Ferrell, Jillian, Crowley, Susan L.
Determination of static space requirements for finishing bulls based on image analysis
| Contributor(s):: Volkmann, N., Stracke, J., Rauterberg, S. L., Spindler, B., Kemper, N.
The utility of voluntary weighing in captive group-living rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)
| Contributor(s):: Zijlmans, D. G. M., Vernes, M. K., Sterck, E. H. M., Langermans, J. A. M.
Application of a welfare assessment tool (Shelter Quality Protocol) in 64 Italian long-term dogs' shelters: welfare hazard analysis
| Contributor(s):: Arena, L., Berteselli, G. V., Lombardo, F., Candeloro, L., Dalla Villa, P., De Massis, F.
Development of a welfare assessment protocol for dairy calves from birth through to weaning
| Contributor(s):: Barry, J., Kennedy, E., Sayers, R., de Boer, I. J. M., Bokkers, E. A. M.
Improving leg health in broiler chickens: a systematic review of the effect of environmental enrichment
| Contributor(s):: Pedersen, I. J., Forkman, B.
Preference for and behavioural response to environmental enrichment in a small population of sexually mature, commercial boars
| Contributor(s):: Sirovica, L. V., Creamer, M., Horback, K. M.
Effects of environment and breed on growth performance and meat quality of fattening pigs
| Contributor(s):: Li, J., Han, Q., Liu, R., Wen, P., Ji, W., Pan, L., Wang, C., Zhao, P., Liu, H., Bao, J.
Keel-bone damage and foot injuries in commercial laying hens in Denmark
| Contributor(s):: Riber, A. B., Hinrichsen, L. K.
Validation of an accelerometer to quantify inactivity in laying hens with or without keel-bone fractures
| Contributor(s):: Casey-Trott, T. M., Widowski, T. M.
The efficacy of novel rope flavours as environmental enrichment for stalled gilts
| Contributor(s):: Colpoys, J. D., Johnson, A. K., Gabler, N. K.
Assessing the welfare level of intensive fattening pig farms in Germany with the Welfare Quality (R) protocol: does farm size matter?
| Contributor(s):: Meyer-Hamme, S. E. K., Lambertz, C., Gauly, M.
Restricting the ability of sows to move: a source of concern for some Brazilians
| Contributor(s):: Yunes, M. C., von Keyserlingk, M. A. G., Hotzel, M. J.
'All ears': a questionnaire of 1516 owner perceptions of the mental abilities of pet rabbits, subsequent resource provision, and the effect on welfare
| Contributor(s):: McMahon, S. A., Wigham, E.