Thinking outside our cages
Contributor(s):: Patterson-Kane, E.
Researchers seem to be stuck reiterating the now-familiar argument that barren boxes are bad for welfare and that rodents are due ethical consideration. But the prerequisites for real progress are new kinds of arguments, new types of data, and removal of very real practical and cultural obstacles...
Effects of stocking rate on measures of efficacy and welfare during carbon dioxide gas euthanasia of young pigs
Contributor(s):: Fiedler, K. J., Parsons, R. L., Sadler, L. J., Millman, S. T.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of chamber stocking rate on facets of animal welfare and efficacy during gas euthanasia of young pigs ( Sus scrofa domesticus). Crossbred pigs (390 neonatal and 270 weaned) designated for euthanasia at production farms were randomly assigned...
Environmental enrichment and social rank affects the fear and stress response to regular handling of dairy goats
Contributor(s):: Miranda-de la Lama, G. C., Pinal, R., Fuchs, K., Montaldo, H. H., Ducoing, A., Galindo, F.
A survey of the attitudes of stakeholders in the zoo industry towards the husbandry requirements of captive Great Apes
Contributor(s):: Fernie, A. C., Tribe, A., Murray, P. J., Lisle, A., Phillips, C. J. C.
Acute effects of cage cleaning at different frequencies on laboratory rat behaviour and welfare
Contributor(s):: Burn, C. C., Peters, A., Mason, G. J.
Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) behaviour and welfare: implications for successful farming practices
Contributor(s):: Nogueira, S. S. C., Nogueira-Filho, S. L. G.
Cognitive bias in a non-human primate: husbandry procedures influence cognitive indicators of psychological well-being in captive rhesus macaques
Contributor(s):: Bethell, E. J., Holmes, A., MacLarnon, A., Semple, S.
Culled early or culled late: economic decisions and risks to welfare in dairy cows
Contributor(s):: Langford, F. M., Stott, A. W.
Economic evaluation of high welfare indoor farrowing systems for pigs
Contributor(s):: Guy, J. H., Cain, P. J., Seddon, Y. M., Baxter, E. M., Edwards, S. A.
Interactions between profit and welfare on extensive sheep farms
Contributor(s):: Stott, A. W., Ahmadi, B. V., Dwyer, C. M., Kupiec, B., Morgan-Davies, C., Milne, C. E., Ringrose, S., Goddard, P., Phillips, K., Waterhouse, A.
Keeping horses in groups: a review
Contributor(s):: Hartmann, E., Sondergaard, E., Keeling, L. J.
Mixed-breed guarding dogs reduce conflict between goat herders and native carnivores in Patagonia
Contributor(s):: Gonzalez, A., Novaro, A., Funes, M., Pailacura, O., Bolgeri, M. J., Walker, S.
Non-economic incentives to improve animal welfare: positive competition as a driver for change among owners of draught and pack animals in India
Contributor(s):: Pritchard, J. C., Dijk, L. van, Ali, M., Pradhan, S. K.
Pain perception at slaughter
Contributor(s):: Johnson, C. B., Gibson, T. J., Stafford, K. J., Mellor, D. J.
Refinement of the use of non-human primates in scientific research. Part I: the influence of humans
Contributor(s):: Rennie, A. E., Buchanan-Smith, H. M.
Refinement of the use of non-human primates in scientific research. Part II: housing, husbandry and acquisition
Refinement of the use of non-human primates in scientific research. Part III: refinement of procedures
Welfare risk assessment: the benefits and common pitfalls
Contributor(s):: Collins, L. M.
Effects of husbandry and management systems on physiology and behaviour of farmed and laboratory rabbits
Contributor(s):: Verga, Marina, Luzi, Fabio, Carenzi, Corrado
Special Issue: Animal welfare in a broad perspective. Papers from the Nordic Network of Agriculture and Food Ethics. (Special Issue: Animal welfare in a broad perspective. Papers from the Nordic Network of Agriculture and Food Ethics.)
Contributor(s):: Rocklinsberg, H., Gjerris, M.
This special issue is a compilation of articles from dispersed research groups and individual PhD students which focus on interdisciplinary works on animal welfare involved in Nordic agri-aquaculture field and food ethics. Topics discussed are: how to consider the value of farm animals in...