Animal damage control - now and in the future
Contributor(s):: James F. Gillett
I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak to you today on behalf of the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service. I believe animal damage control is an element of a comprehensive wild life management program. It deals with population dynamics, mortality factors, and other...
Cougar predation on livestock in New Mexico, January 1983 through June 1984
Contributor(s):: Gary A. Littauer, Ronald J. White
A telephone survey was conducted in which the objective was to obtain information from the entire population of livestock producers in New Mexico who had losses to cougars (Felis concolor) in 1983 and the first six months of 1984. A total of 103 ranchers reported losses in 1983 and 60 reported...
Human animal relationship and housing: how to translate research into better standards and practice?
Contributor(s):: Roderick, S., Henriksen, B., Fossing, C., Thamsborg, S.
Human-animal relationship: stockmanship and housing in organic livestock systems
Contributor(s):: M. Hovi (editor), M. Bouihol (editor)
The theme of the 3rd NAHWOA Workshop was "Human-animal relationship: stockmanship and housing in organic livestock systems". The stockperson's ability to understand livestock and to respond to the needs of the domesticated animals is probably the most important building block of animal health and...
Teaching animal bioethics in Europe: present situation and prospects
Contributor(s):: Marie, M., Edwards, S., Borell, E. von, Gandini, G.
A survey was conducted in 20 European countries regarding the agricultural or veterinary higher education institutions (n=106) delivering courses in animal bioethics. Information regarding the nature of the curriculum, number and background of the teachers, pedagogic methods, and topics covered...
The end of husbandry - the betrayal of the ancient human-animal bond with farm animals
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.