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  1. How can we tackle interruptions to human-wildlife feeding management? Adding media campaigns to the wildlife manager's toolbox

    Contributor(s):: Griffin, L. L., Nolan, G., Haigh, A., Condon, H., O'Hagan, E., McDonnell, P., Kane, A., Ciuti, S.

  2. Bites monitoring in Aosta Valley from 2014 to 2020

    Contributor(s):: Villa, G. M., Trentin, C., Ragionieri, M.

  3. Aplicativo vetpain

    Contributor(s):: Luna, S.

  4. Cross-species emotional political ecology in rural Pakistan

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    | Contributor(s):: Gomersall, K., Anam, Afzal, Sobia, Majeed, Humera, Iqbal, McGill, D.

    This article engages cross-species intersectionality and emotional political ecology to evaluate a dairy extension service that ran in Punjab and Sindh, Pakistan, between 2012 and 2017. The project aimed to mitigate potential negative impacts of implementation, such as the exacerbation of...

  5. Benchmarking to drive improvements in extensive beef cattle welfare: a perspective on developing an Australian producer-driven system

    | Contributor(s):: Salvin, H. E., Monk, J. E., Cafe, L. M., Lee, C.

  6. The relaxing massage technique as a new tool to improve the human/animal relationship and the animal welfare parametersTecnica de massagem relaxante como ferramenta para melhorar a relacao humano-animal e os parametros de bem-estar animal

    | Contributor(s):: Leite, L. O., Nunes-Pinheiro, D. C. S., Hotzel, M. J.

  7. Studies on existing health care management practices adopted by farmers in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh

    | Contributor(s):: Vandana, Bhagat, Shraddha, Nety, Upasana, Verma, Kiran, Kashyap, Seema, Kriplani, Swarnalata, Bara

    The present study was undertaken purposively to ascertain the health care and scientific dairy husbandry practices adopted by the dairy owners in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh. A total of 150 respondents were randomly selected from 10 villages of block and district Surajpur and interviewed...

  8. Associations between dairy herds' qualitative behavior and aspects of herd health, stockperson and farm factors-a cross-sectional exploration

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    | Contributor(s):: Ebinghaus, A., Matull, K., Knierim, U., Ivemeyer, S.

    The affective state is an integrated aspect of farm animal welfare, which is understood as the animals' perception of their living environment and of their internal biological functioning. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to explore animal-internal and external factors potentially...

  9. Occurrence of suspected zoophilia in veterinary clinical care in Marilia/SP in 2018-2019: veiled and neglected animal abuseOcorrencia de suspeitas de zoofilia no atendimento clinico medico-veterinario em Marilia/SP no periodo de 2018-2019: maus-trato

    | Contributor(s):: Polegato, E. P. dos S., Teixeira, I. B., Angeli, M. V., Paie, J. P.

  10. Feasibility and reliability of the AWIN welfare assessment protocol for dairy goats in semi-extensive farming conditions

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    | Contributor(s):: Battini, M., Renna, M., Giammarino, M., Battaglini, L., Mattiello, S.

    The aim of this study was to test the feasibility and reliability of the Animal Welfare Indicators (AWIN) protocol for welfare assessment of dairy goats when applied to semi-extensive farming conditions. We recruited 13 farms located in the NW Italian Alps where three assessors individually and...

  11. Evaluation of euthanasia of sheep with intravenous saturated salt solutions to enable the collection of whole, intact brains

    | Contributor(s):: Stanger, K. J., Kells, N. J., Fisher, A. D., Jubb, T., Rault, J. L., Johnson, C.

  12. A conceptual model of the human-animal relationships dynamics during newborn handling on cow-calf operation farms

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    | Contributor(s):: Costa, F. de O., Valente, T. S., Toledo, L. M. de, Ambrosio, L. A., Campo, M. del, Costa, M. J. R. P. da

  13. Assessment of meat-type sheep welfare using animal-based measures

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    | Contributor(s):: M'Hamdi, N., Darej, C., Attia, K., Guesmi, H., Znaidi, I. E. A., Bouraoui, R., M'Hamdi, H., Marzouki, L., Ayadi, M.

    This study aimed to assess the welfare of Tunisian sheep in extensive sheep production systems using animal-based measures of ewe welfare. This study encompasses the first national survey of sheep welfare in which animal-based outcomes were tested. Animal-based welfare measures were derived from...

  14. On-farm testing of dairy calves' avoidance response to human approach effects of sex, age and test order

    | Contributor(s):: Ellingsen-Dalsjau, K., Dean, K. R., Rousing, T.

  15. Speaking from experience: Reduced dietary neophobia of lambs through early life experience

    | Contributor(s):: Beck, M. R., Garrett, K., Marshall, C. J., Fleming, A. E., Greer, A. W., Bunt, C. R., Olejar, K. J., Maxwell, T. M. R., Gregorini, P.

    The objective of this experiment was to determine how early life exposure to plant extracts would influence grazing behavior and dietary preference. This experiment used ram lambs (n = 60; initial body weight = 41.8 ± 3.8 kg, mean ± standard deviation). Their dams were either...

  16. 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...

  17. Ewes behavioural and physiological reactions to the odour of fox (Lycalopex gymnocercus) and wild boar (Sus scrofa) faeces

    | Contributor(s):: Zambra, Noelia, Lacuesta, Lorena, Orihuela, Agustín, Ungerfeld, Rodolfo

    Predation of sheep is a production problem that deserves the studies of how this prey species detects and react to predators. In this context, this study determined the behavioural and physiological responses of ewes exposed to the odour of predators’ faeces as fox (Lycalopex gymnocercus)...

  18. Design and methodology of choice feeding experiments with ruminant livestock

    | Contributor(s):: Meier, Janina Sarah, Kreuzer, Michael, Marquardt, Svenja

    The purpose of this review is to describe design and methodology of choice feeding experiments applied in ruminant livestock by taking into account their potential for different purposes and animal-, feed-, and set-up specific aspects. The first choice feeding experiments took place around 1900...

  19. Decision-making of goats when exposed to choice feeding: Triggered by taste or smell?

    | Contributor(s):: Scherer, R., Gerlach, K., Südekum, K. H.

    Animals recognise known forages. However, it is unclear whether recognition is mainly based on sensory characteristics linked to postingestive feedback or whether the latter is activated each time before a choice is made. Moreover, knowledge is scarce regarding the duration of the memory process...

  20. Using a three-axis accelerometer to identify and classify sheep behaviour at pasture

    | Contributor(s):: Alvarenga, F. A. P., Borges, I., Palkovič, L., Rodina, J., Oddy, V. H., Dobos, R. C.

    Identifying and classifying feeding behaviour in free-ranging ruminants will help improve efficiency of animal production. Another potential benefit would be in understanding the role behaviour has in determining heritability of methane measurement. The aim of this study was to determine the...