Transport of horses for slaughter in Iceland
Contributor(s):: Roy, R. C., Cockram, M. S., Dohoo, I. R., Ragnarsson, S.
There is interest in the transportation of horses ( Equus caballus) to slaughter and a need to assess the welfare implications of this practice. Forty-six loads of 7-35 horses transported for 0.33 to 3.10 h to a slaughter plant in Iceland were studied. Adults and foals were transported together...
Views on euthanasia and the rehoming of dogs in Norway and Iceland
Contributor(s):: Lund, H. S., Eggertsson, S., Grondahl, A. M., Eggertsdottir, A. V.
Changes in the relationships between dogs, owners and veterinarians in Norway and Iceland
Contributor(s):: Lund, H. S., Eggertsson, S., Jorgensen, H., Grondahl, A. M., Eggertsdottir, A. V.
Differences in social behaviour between late pregnant, post-partum and barren mares in a herd of Icelandic horses
Contributor(s):: Dierendonck, M. C. van, Sigurjonsdottir, H., Colenbrander, B., Thorhallsdottir, A. G.
Group dynamics and the social behaviour of mares were investigated in the periods before and after foaling during two non-consecutive years, in a herd of Icelandic horses consisting of adult mares and geldings and juvenile fillies, geldings and colts. The horses were observed 24 h a day for 5-6...