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  1. A case study employing operant conditioning to reduce stress of capture for red-bellied tamarins ( Saguinus labiatus )

    Contributor(s):: Owen, Y., Amory, J. R.

    Traditional techniques used to capture New World monkeys, such as net capture, can induce high levels of acute stress detrimental to welfare. Alternatively, training nonhuman animals via operant conditioning to voluntarily participate in husbandry and/or veterinary practices is accepted as a...

  2. A model to predict the likelihood of cliff swallow nesting on highway structures in northern California

    Contributor(s):: Coates, R. W., Delwiche, M. J., Gorenzel, W. P., Salmon, T. P.

  3. A pilot study to develop an assessment tool for sheep welfare after long journey transport

    Contributor(s):: Messori, S., Sossidou, E., Buonanno, M., Mounaix, B., Barnard, S., Vousdouka, V., Villa, P. dalla, Roest, K. de, Spoolder, H.

    Sheep transport within Europe involves 9.5 million animals yearly, 63% of which travel over long journeys (>8 h). Livestock transport, particularly over long journeys, gives rise to concern about the welfare of transported animals. The European Commission stimulates the development of...

  4. A review of factors affecting the welfare of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

    Contributor(s):: Santurtun, E., Broom, D. M., Phillips, C. J. C.

  5. A survey of bobby calf marketing in 1976/77

    Contributor(s):: Plumb, J. M.

  6. A Survey-Based Investigation of Human Factors Associated With Transport Related Injuries in Horses

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Barbara Padalino, Chris W. Rogers, Danielle Guiver, Kirrilly R. Thompson, Christopher B. Riley

    Injuries resulting from road transport are common in horses and are a potential welfare concern, as well as, a source of economic loss. An online cross sectional survey was used to determine the prevalence of road transport related injuries to horses in New Zealand and the association of human...

  7. An ethicist's commentary on increased cost of proper shipping

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  8. An ethicist's commentary on the case of a client trying to ship a downer animal

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  9. An ethicist's commentary on veterinarians and downer animals

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  10. Animal ethics and the live aquatic animal trade

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  11. Animal production and the new social ethic for animals

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  12. Animal welfare in the U.S. slaughter industry-a focus on fed cattle

    | Contributor(s):: Edwards-Callaway, L. N., Calvo-Lorenzo, M. S.

  13. Animal-Based Measurements to Assess the Welfare of Dairy Cull Cows during Pre-Slaughter

    | Contributor(s):: Romero, M. H., Rodríguez-Palomares, M., Sánchez, J. A.

  14. Attitudes of stakeholders to animal welfare during slaughter and transport in SE and E Asia

    | Contributor(s):: Sinclair, M., Zito, S., Idrus, Z., Yan, W., Nhiem, D. V., Lampang, P. N., Phillips, C. J. C.

  15. Attitudes of students from south-east and east Asian countries to slaughter and transport of livestock

    | Contributor(s):: Ling, R. Z., Zulkifli, I., Lampang, P. N., Nhiem, D. V., Wang, Y., Phillips, C. J. C.

  16. Aversion of domestic fowl to whole-body vibratory motion

    | Contributor(s):: Rutter, S. M., Randall, J. M.

    Although human response to whole-body vibration has been studied in some detail, there has been little research into animal response to such stimulation even though the welfare of domestic animals may be compromised during transport. A study is described in which domestic fowls were tested in a...

  17. Behavioral and hormonal consequences of transporting giant pandas from China to the United States

    | Contributor(s):: Snyder, R. J., Perdue, B. M., Powell, D. M., Forthman, D. L., Bloomsmith, M. A., Maple, T. L.

    Zoological institutions strive to ensure the welfare of nonhuman animals in captivity. Part of this effort involves reducing the level of distress experienced by an animal to the greatest extent possible. However, some necessary zoo management practices such as transportation induce stress...

  18. Behaviour and thermogenesis of racing pigeons housed under transport conditions

    | Contributor(s):: Gorssen, J., Koene, P.

    Behaviour and thermogenesis of homing pigeons (Columba livia) in crowded transport conditions were studied in 2 experiments. Both experiments were designed on a 2-way factorial basis and measurements and observations were taken from groups of 8 birds. In the first experiment, temperature (26...

  19. Behavioural observations on farm animals in transit

    | Contributor(s):: Jackson, W. T.

  20. Behavioural response to mixing of entire bulls, vasectomised bulls and steers

    | Contributor(s):: Mohan Raj, A. B., Moss, B. W., McCaughey, W. J., McLauchlan, W., Kilpatrick, D. J., McGaughey, S. J.

    Four groups of cattle each consisting of 2 entire bulls, 2 vasectomized bulls and 2 steers, were created by mixing the constituent animals together and their homosexual (teasing and mounting) and aggressive (butting and pushing) behaviours were investigated in detail for the initial 4-h period....