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  1. Practical veterinary forensics

    Contributor(s):: Bailey, D.

    The book serves as a reference for the reader to appreciate the current workload of a forensic vet and to provide an insight into the scale and complexity of the specialism that is veterinary forensics. Topics discussed are: introduction to veterinary forensics; forensic philosophy; law and...

  2. Spatial and temporal analysis of factors associated with urban deer-vehicle collisions

    Contributor(s):: McCance, Erin C., Baydack, Richard K., Walker, David J., Leask, Derek N.

  3. Evaluating competing preferences of hunters and landowners for management of deer populations

    Contributor(s):: D'Angelo, Gino J., Grund, Marrett D.

  4. Reprioritizing avian conservation efforts

    Contributor(s):: DeVault, Travis L.

  5. Does body condition affect immediate post-capture survival of ungulates?

    Contributor(s):: Bender, Louis C.

  6. Morbidity and mortality in reptiles presented to a wildlife care facility in Central Illinois

    Contributor(s):: Rivas, Anne E., Allender, Matthew C., Mitchell, Mark, Whittington, Julia K.

  7. Examining patterns of animal-vehicle collisions in Alabama, USA

    Contributor(s):: Chen, Xiongwen, Wu, Shuhong

  8. Reliability and precision of pellet-group counts for estimating landscape-level deer density

    Contributor(s):: deCalesta, David S.

  9. Factors influencing survival and productivity of pronghorn in a semiarid grass-woodland in east-central New Mexico

    Contributor(s):: Bender, Louis C., Boren, Jon C., Halbritter, Heather, Cox, Shad

  10. Management of double-crested cormorants to improve sport fisheries in Michigan: three case studies

    Contributor(s):: Dorr, B. S., Hanisch, S. L., Butchko, P. H., Fielder, D. G.

  11. A rat-resistant artificial nest box for cavity-nesting birds

    Contributor(s):: Pitt, W. C., Driscoll, L. C., VanderWerf, E. A.

  12. Factors governing risk of cougar attacks on humans

    Contributor(s):: Mattson, D., Logan, K., Sweanor, L.

  13. Estimating annual vertebrate mortality on roads at Saguaro National Park, Arizona

    Contributor(s):: Gerow, K., Kline, N. C., Swann, D. E., Pokorny, M.

  14. Jump horse safety: reconciling public debate and Australian thoroughbred jump racing data, 2012-2014

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    | Contributor(s):: Ruse, K., Davison, A., Bridle, K.

    Thoroughbred jump racing sits in the spotlight of contemporary welfare and ethical debates about horse racing. In Australia, jump racing comprises hurdle and steeplechase races and has ceased in all but two states, Victoria and South Australia. This paper documents the size, geography,...

  15. Health problems and risk factors associated with long haul transport of horses in Australia

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Padalino, B., Hall, E., Raidal, S., Celi, P., Knight, P., Jeffcott, L., Muscatello, G.

    Equine transportation is associated with a variety of serious health disorders causing economic losses. However; statistics on horse transport are limited and epidemiological data on transport related diseases are available only for horses transported to abattoirs for slaughter. This study...

  16. Characteristics of a canine distemper virus outbreak in Dichato, Chile following the February 2010 earthquake

    | Contributor(s):: Garde, E., Perez, G., Acosta-Jamett, G., Bronsvoort, B. M.

    Following the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Chile in February 2010, residents of Dichato reported high morbidity and mortality in dogs, descriptions of which resembled canine distemper virus (CDV). To assess the situation, free vaccine clinics were offered in April and May. Owner...

  17. The long-term impact of infant rearing background on the affective state of adult common marmosets ( Callithrix jacchus)

    | Contributor(s):: Ash, H., Buchanan-Smith, H. M.

    Early life environment, including temporary family separation, can have a major influence on affective state. Using a battery of tests, the current study compared the performance of adult common marmosets ( Callithrix jacchus), reared as infants under 3 different conditions: family-reared twins,...

  18. 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., Stien, L. H., Nilsson, J., Martins, C., Breck, O., Midtlyng, P. J., Kristiansen, T.

    The present study investigated the operational feasibility of the recently developed Salmon Welfare Index Model (SWIM 1.0) designed for Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar L) in production cages. Ten salmon farms containing spring smolts were visited twice, first between May and June the first year in...

  19. Living with companion animals, physical activity and mortality in a US national cohort

    | Contributor(s):: Gillum, Richard F, Obisesan, Thomas O

  20. Mate choice, maternal investment and implications for ostrich welfare in a farming environment

    | Contributor(s):: Bonato, M., Cherry, M. I., Cloete, S. W. P.

    At present, the ostrich industry is inefficient, on account of being characterised by inadequate egg production, high embryo mortality, poor chick survival and suboptimal growth rates. However, as ostrich farming commenced only in the mid 19th century in South Africa, farmed ostriches have had a...