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The sciences of animal welfare

Author: David J Mellor; Emily Patterson-Kane; Kevin J Stafford; Universities Federation for Animal Welfare.
Publisher: Oxford ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Series: UFAW animal welfare series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Sciences of Animal Welfare analyses the diverse, interconnecting subjects which constitute this multi-disciplinary field, whilst also considering the limitations and benefits of those subjects to the development and future of Animal Welfare Science. This book examines past, present and future practices and thinking, including the wide-ranging interests within society that influence attitudes towards animals and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mellor, David J.
Sciences of animal welfare.
Oxford ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
(DLC) 2009016432
(OCoLC)319129968
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J Mellor; Emily Patterson-Kane; Kevin J Stafford; Universities Federation for Animal Welfare.
ISBN: 9781444307696 144430769X
OCLC Number: 553045409
Description: 1 online resource (x, 212 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Focus of animal welfare --
Agricultural sciences and animal welfare : crop production and animal production --
Veterinary science and animal welfare --
Genetics, biotechnology, and animal breeding : mixed blessings --
Animal welfare, grading compromise and mitigating suffering --
Standardized behavioural testing in non-verbal humans and other animals --
Human-animal interactions and animal welfare --
Environmental enrichment : studying the nature of nurture --
Social contexts of animal welfare --
Integrated perspectives : sleep, developmental stage, and animal welfare --
The wider context of animal welfare science.
Series Title: UFAW animal welfare series.
Responsibility: David J. Mellor, Emily Patterson-Kane, Kevin J. Stafford.

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