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"I didn't feel right about animal dissection": dissection objectors share their science class experiences
Contributor(s):: Oakley, J.
"The simple magic of life": phenomenology, ontology, and animal ethics
Contributor(s):: Weisberg, Z.
This paper explores the important contribution phenomenology can make to animal ethics. The underlying assumption is that animal ethics is as strong as the conception of animal ontology it takes for granted. I contend that Peter Singer's reductive ontology of animals as suffering beings leads him...
'It Is As Bad To Be a Black Man's Animal As It Is To Be a Black Man' - The Politics of Species in Sol Plaatje's Native Life in South Africa
Contributor(s):: Swart, Sandra
'Letting them go' - agricultural retirement and human-livestock relations
Contributor(s):: Riley, M.
Through a focus on agricultural retirement, this paper extends on the recent work considering human-livestock relations. Drawing on research conducted in Hampshire and West Sussex (UK), the paper utilises farmers' narratives of farm work and retirement to explore the themes of [dis]connection...
'The fertile brain and inventive power of man': anthropogenic factors in the cessation of springbok treks and the disruption of the karoo ecosystem, 1865-1908
Contributor(s):: Roche, Chris
Oct 22 2015
119th United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) and 58th American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics (AAVLD) Annual Meeting
Sep 04 2012
1st International Conference on Dog Population Management 2012
Jun 01 2017
2nd Annual Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jun 22 2016
4th OIE Global Conference on Veterinary Education
A "One Health" Approach to Address Emerging Zoonoses: The HALI Project in Tanzania
Contributor(s):: Jonna A. K. Mazet, Deana L. Clifford, Peter B. Coppolillo, Anil B. Deolalikar, Jon D. Erickson, Rudovick R. Kazwala
Every day thousands of children and adults die from underdiagnosed diseases that have arisen at the human–animal–environment interface, especially diarrheal and respiratory diseases in developing countries. Explosive human population growth and environmental changes have resulted...
A Case Study of Behaviour and Performance of Confined or Pastured Cows During the Dry Period
Contributor(s):: Randi A. Black, Peter D. Krawczel
The objectives of this study were to determine the effect of the dry cow management system (pasture or confined) on: (1) lying behaviour and activity; (2) feeding and heat stress behaviours; (3) intramammary infections, postpartum. Non-lactating Holstein cows were assigned to either deep-bedded,...
A comparative approach to the study of Keeper-Animal Relationships in the zoo. (Special Issue: Zoo animal welfare.)
Contributor(s):: Carlstead, K.
Research on intensively farmed animals over the past 25 years has shown that human-animal interactions, by affecting the animal's fear of humans, can markedly limit the productivity and welfare of farm animals. This article begins to explore some of the factors that need to be considered to...
A comparison of postural changes and maternal responsiveness during early lactation in Landrace and Minpig sows
Contributor(s):: Cui, ShiQuan, Chen, DongHua, Li, JianHong, Li, Xiang, Yin, GuoAn, Bao, Jun
Maternal behaviour is one of the instinct behaviours associated with offspring survival. Minpig is a local breed in the Northeast of China known for its strong maternal sense. In this study, sows of Minpig (n=30, parity 2-8) and Landrace (n=21, parity 2-8) were farrowed in individual pens with...
A Comparison of Three Animal Welfare Assessment Programs on Canadian Swine Farms
Contributor(s):: Ashley Nicole Roberts
Standard measures used in animal welfare assessments include animal-based measures obtained by observing animals, resource-based measures obtained by observing facilities, and management-based measures obtained by interviewing farmers and checking records. Animal welfare assessments are composed...
A different cut? Comparing attitudes toward animals and propensity for aggression within two primary industry cohorts - farmers and meatworkers
Contributor(s):: Richards, E., Signal, T., Taylor, N.
A framework for understanding zoonoses at the livestock-human interface in western Kenya
Contributor(s):: E. Fèvre
This presentation discusses zoonoses, pathogens, and the aims of a study taking plave in Kenya to address the livestock-human interface.
A method for the economic valuation of animal welfare benefits using a single welfare score
Contributor(s):: Bennett, R., Kehlbacher, A., Balcombe, K.
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...
A modeling approach for estimating seasonal dietary preferences of goats in a Mediterranean Quercus frainetto-Juniperus oxycedrus woodland
Contributor(s):: Manousidis, T., Malesios, C., Kyriazopoulos, A. P., Parissi, Z. M., Abraham, E. M., Abas, Z.
Goats are characterized as selective feeders due to their specific feeding behavior, thus the study of their seasonal preferences in a Mediterranean oak-juniper ecosystem is of great interest. The current research was conducted in an open oak forest in Megalo Dereio region, northeastern Greece...
A new format for learning about farm animal welfare. (Special Issue: Animal welfare in a broad perspective. Papers from the Nordic Network of Agriculture and Food Ethics.)
Contributor(s):: Algers, A., Lindstrom, B., Pajor, E. A.
Farm animal welfare is a knowledge domain that can be regarded as a model for new ways of organizing learning and making higher education more responsive to the needs of society. Global concern for animal welfare has resulted in a great demand for knowledge. As a complement to traditional...