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The welfare of domestic fowl and other captive birds

Author: Ian J H Duncan; P Hawkins
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, ©2010.
Series: Animal welfare, v. 9.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the welfare implications of keeping wild and domestic birds in captivity. The environmental and social requirements of various avian species are discussed and suggestions made for appropriate housing and management techniques. Particular attention is paid to human-bird interactions and their impact on the behavior and welfare of the birds involved. Training methods for companion birds are also described.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Welfare of domestic fowl and other captive birds.
Dordrecht ; London : Springer, ©2010
(DLC) 2009942767
(OCoLC)449852685
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian J H Duncan; P Hawkins
ISBN: 9789048136506 9048136504
OCLC Number: 663096201
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 307 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Captive birds --
Human-bird interactions --
Welfare implications of housing captive wild and domesticated birds --
Training companion birds --
Welfare of captive birds in the future --
Domestic fowl --
Physical environment and its effect on welfare --
Nutrition, feeding and drinking behaviour, and welfare --
Impact of disease on welfare --
Managing poultry: human-bird interactions --
Welfare and ethical assessment of housing for egg production --
Stunning and slaughter --
Future of poultry welfare.
Series Title: Animal welfare, v. 9.
Responsibility: edited by Ian J.H. Duncan, Penny Hawkins.

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This book describes the welfare implications of keeping wild and domesticated birds in captivity. It examines the environmental and social requirements of various avian species and offers suggestions  Read more...
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