Integrative surveillance of cattle welfare at the abattoir level: Risk factors associated with liver condemnation, severe hoof disorders, carcase bruising and high muscle pH
Contributor(s):: Losada-Espinosa, N., Estévez-Moreno, L. X., Bautista-Fernández, M., Losada, H., María, G. A., Miranda-de la Lama, G. G.
Dairy goat welfare in semi-intensive production systems and drought conditions
Contributor(s):: Larrondo, C., Leiva, J., de la Cruz-Cruz, L.
Chopped and dispersed food enhances foraging and reduces stress-related behaviours in captive white-naped mangabeys (Cercocebus lunulatus)
Contributor(s):: Waasdorp, Sophie, Tuffnell, Joe A., Sonsbeek, Linda Bruins-van, Schilp, Chrispijn M., van Zeeland, Yvonne R. A., Sterck, Elisabeth H. M.
Evaluation of consistency over time of the use of the Animal Welfare Indicators protocol for horses
Contributor(s):: Czycholl, I., Buttner, K., Klingbeil, P., Krieter, J.
A critical review o f animal-based welfare indicators for polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in zoos: Identification and evidence of validity
Contributor(s):: Skovlund, C. R., Kirchner, M. K., Moos, L. W., Alsted, N., Manteca, X., Tallo-Parra, O., Stelvig, M., Forkman, B.
Development of a list of terms in Brazilian Portuguese for the Qualitative Behaviour Assessment of broiler chickens
Contributor(s):: Souza, A. P. O., Wemelsfelder, F., Taconeli, C. A., Molento, C. F. M.
Technical contribution: a cautionary note on the use of behavioural diversity (H-Index) in animal welfare science
Contributor(s):: Cronin, K. A., Ross, S. R.
Interobserver reliability of measures of the Welfare Quality (R) animal welfare assessment protocol for sows and piglets
Contributor(s):: Friedrich, L., Krieter, J., Kemper, N., Czycholl, I.
To dock or not to dock? Faecal soiling measurement in sheep
Contributor(s):: Soriano, V. S., Stamm, F. O., Taconeli, C. A., Molento, C. F. M.
Gender and job characteristics of slaughter industry personnel influence their attitudes to animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Wigham, E. E., Grist, A., Mullan, S., Wotton, S., Butterworth, A.
Welfare assessment of horses: the AWIN approach
Contributor(s):: Dalla Costa, E., Dai, F., Lebelt, D., Scholz, P., Barbieri, S., Canali, E., Zanella, A. J., Minero, M.
On-farm evaluation of the Salmon Welfare Index Model (SWIM 1.0): theoretical and practical considerations
Contributor(s):: Folkedal, O., Pettersen, J. M., Bracke, M. B. M., Stien, L. H., Nilsson, J., Martins, C., Breck, O., Midtlyng, P. J., Kristiansen, T.
Inter-observer reliability of Qualitative Behavioural Assessments (QBA) of housed sheep in Norway using fixed lists of descriptors
Contributor(s):: Muri, K., Stubsjoen, S. M.
The relationship between working horse welfare and their owners' socio-economic status
Contributor(s):: Lanas, R., Luna, D., Tadich, T.
Experimentally evaluating the function of self-directed behaviour in two adult mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx)
Contributor(s):: Leeds, A., Lukas, K. E.
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.
Assessment of meat-type sheep welfare using animal-based measures
Contributor(s):: M'Hamdi, N., Darej, C., Attia, K., Guesmi, H., Znaidi, I. E. A., Bouraoui, R., M'Hamdi, H., Marzouki, L., Ayadi, M.
Effects of culture densities on feed demand, behavioural tests and on the hepatic and cerebral oxidative status in tilapia (Oreochromis sp.)
Contributor(s):: Sánchez-Muros, María J., Sánchez, Belén, Barroso, Fernando G., García-Mesa, Sergio, Rufino-Palomares, Eva E., Lupiáñez, José A., Sanz, Ana
The present study examines whether fish density affects behavioural tests, feed demand, and different parameters indicative of the oxidative status of the liver and brain of Orechromis sp. to identify welfare indicators for fish culturing. The fish were maintained at two commercial densities (5.6...
Quality of life and animal behaviour
Contributor(s):: Yeates, James
QOL is an intrinsically evaluative concept of how valuable (positive or negative) each animal’s life is for that animal from the animal’s point of view. QOL relates to animals’ experiences and their causes; is a “broad” concept in terms of content; extends over time; and relates to the particular...
Behavioural analysis of captive tigers (Panthera tigris): A water pool makes the difference
| Contributor(s):: Biolatti, Cristina, Modesto, Paola, Dezzutto, Daniela, Pera, Francesca, Tarantola, Martina, Gennero, Maria Silvia, Maurella, Cristiana, Acutis, Pier Luigi
The activity budgets of seven captive tigers (Panthera tigris) housed in four zoological gardens (A, B, C, D) were analysed to assess their welfare and to relate it to several variables, including enclosure type, management, and animal history. Behaviours were recorded by instantaneous focal...