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  1. Sex differences in the herding styles of working sheepdogs and their handlers

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    | Contributor(s):: Erin Kydd, Paul McGreevy

    Working sheepdog trials test the attributes of dogs as well as the dogmanship and stockmanship skills of handlers. They generally include standard elements such as outrun, lift, fetch, drive, shed, pen and single to test all facets of the work that dogs perform on a farm. While both male and...

  2. Leptospira Seropositivity in Humans, Livestock and Wild Animals in a Semi-Arid Area of Tanzania

    | Contributor(s):: Mgode, Georgies F., Mhamphi, Ginethon G., Massawe, Apia W., Machang'u, Robert S.

  3. Lying behaviour of housed and outdoor-managed pregnant sheep

    | Contributor(s):: Williams, Manod, Davis, Chelsea N., Jones, Dewi Llyr, Davies, Emma S., Vasina, Penelope, Cutress, David, Rose, Michael T., Jones, Rhys Aled, Williams, Hefin Wyn

  4. Acoustic variables of high-pitched vocalizations in dairy sheep breeds

    | Contributor(s):: Papadaki, Kallirroi, Laliotis, George P., Bizelis, Iosif

  5. A systematic review o f the potential uses of on-animal sensors to monitor the welfare of sheep evaluated using the Five Domains Model as a framework

    | Contributor(s):: Fogarty, E. S., Swain, D. L., Cronin, G. M., Trotter, M.

  6. Investigating the welfare, management and human-animal interactions of cattle in four Indonesian abattoirs

    | Contributor(s):: Doyle, R. E., Coleman, G. J., McGill, D. M., Reed, M., Ramdani, W., Hemsworth, P. H.

  7. Lambs show changes in ear posture when experiencing pain

    | Contributor(s):: Guesgen, M. J., Beausoleil, N. J., Minot, E. O., Stewart, M., Stafford, K. J., Morel, P. C. H.

  8. The evaluation of two commercial electric sheep stunning systems: current applied and the effect on heart function

    | Contributor(s):: Orford, F., Ford, E. A., Brown, S. N., McKinstry, J., Hadley, P. J., Lines, J. A., Knowles, T. G., Wotton, S. B.

  9. Assessment of aversion and unconsciousness during exposure to carbon dioxide at high concentration in lambs

    | Contributor(s):: Rodriguez, P., Dalmau, A., Manteca, X., Litvan, H., Jensen, E. W., Velarde, A.

  10. The compatibility of modern slaughter techniques with halal slaughter: a review of the aspects of 'modern' slaughter methods that divide scholarly opinion within the Muslim community

    | Contributor(s):: Fuseini, A., Wotton, S. B., Hadley, P. J., Knowles, T. G.

  11. Factors affecting the ability of sheep to rest during time in markets in Great Britain

    | Contributor(s):: Lambton, S. I., Brouwer, A., Knowles, T. G., Richards, G., Statham, P. T. E., Walton, J., Weeks, C. A.

  12. 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.

  13. Validation of scan sampling techniques for behavioural observations of pastured lambs

    | Contributor(s):: Pullin, A. N., Pairis-Garcia, M. D., Campler, M. R., Proudfoot, K. L.

  14. Impact of maternal stress and nutrition on behavioural and physiological outcomes in young lambs

    | Contributor(s):: Rooke, J. A., Arnott, G., Dwyer, C. M., Rutherford, K. M. D.

  15. The effect of electrical head-to-chest stunning on the EEG in sheep

    | Contributor(s):: Mason, A., Tolo, E., Hektoen, L., Haga, H. A.

  16. 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.

  17. Prediction of vitality and survival of newborn lambs using a modified Apgar score

    | Contributor(s):: Barreto, José Victor Pronievicz, Pertile, Simone Fernanda Nedel, Rego, Fabíola Cristine de Almeida, Patelli, Thais Helena Constantino, Nascimento, Sheila Tavares, Lorenzetti, Elis, da Cunha Filho, Luiz Fernando Coelho

  18. Small Ruminants: Farmers' Hope in a World Threatened by Water Scarcity

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    | Contributor(s):: Oluwakamisi F. Akinmoladun, Voster Muchenje, Fabian N. Fon, Conference T. Mpendulo

    The availability and sustainability of suitable and good quality drinking water is a global concern. Such uncertainties threaten livestock production with an attendant ripple effect on food security. Small ruminants, including sheep and goats, appear to be promising to smallholder farmers in...

  19. Evaluation of Animal-Based Indicators to Be Used in a Welfare Assessment Protocol for Sheep

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    | Contributor(s):: Susan E. Richmond, Francoise Wemelsfelder, Ina Beltran de Heredia, Roberto Ruiz, Elisabetta Canali, Cathy M. Dwyer

    Sheep are managed under a variety of different environments (continually outdoors, partially outdoors with seasonal or diurnal variation, continuously indoors) and for different purposes, which makes assessing welfare challenging. This diversity means that resource-based indicators are not...

  20. The human-animal relationship in dairy animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Napolitano, F., Bragaglio, A., Sabia, E., Serrapica, F., Braghieri, A., Rosa, G. de

    The present study aims to identify margins for the improvement of dairy animal welfare and production based on the quality of the human-animal relationship (HAR). The main tool proposed to improve the quality of HAR in dairy animals is training of stock-people by targeting their attitude and...