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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Welfare of domestic fowl and other captive birds.
Dordrecht ; London : Springer, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ian J H Duncan; P Hawkins
|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.|
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 for appropriate housing and management techniques.
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