Download Stereotypic Animal Behaviour: Fundamentals and Applications by G. Mason, J. Rushen PDF

By G. Mason, J. Rushen

This 2d variation is a whole re-write of the first version in 1993. It displays advancements in wisdom because the 1st variation and contains many new chapters and members. challenge over the welfare of limited animals is constant to extend and extends not just to farm and zoo animals, but in addition to laboratory and significant other animals. This publication specializes in environmentally caused stereotypes, instead of drug brought about or neurologically dependent stereotypes and discusses why captive animals practice those stereotypes. It additionally examines what this behaviour can let us know approximately animal welfare, innovations for prevention and medication and assesses destiny study instructions and implications for animal welfare.

Show description

Read or Download Stereotypic Animal Behaviour: Fundamentals and Applications to Welfare PDF

Similar applied mathematicsematics books

The Changing US Auto Industry: A Geographical Analysis

Drawing on hardly used archive fabric and up to date interviews with officers, this publication examines the novel alterations that have affected motor vehicle construction lately.

Compensation for Losses from the 9 11 Attacks

Examines merits going to people who have been killed or heavily injured within the 9-11 assaults and advantages to members and companies in big apple urban that suffered losses shape the assault at the international alternate heart.

Vortex Methods: Theory and Applications

Vortex equipment have matured lately, supplying an enticing substitute to finite distinction and spectral equipment for prime answer numerical suggestions of the Navier Stokes equations. long ago 3 a long time, learn into the numerical research points of vortex equipment has supplied an exceptional mathematical heritage for realizing the accuracy and balance of the tactic.

Additional resources for Stereotypic Animal Behaviour: Fundamentals and Applications to Welfare

Example text

2000; 30 R. Bergeron et al. Lindstro¨m and Redbo, 2000; Baxter and Plowman, 2001). g. , 2001). 3. Captive diets may detrimentally affect gastrointestinal function Low fibre, high carbohydrate concentrate diets can cause gastrointestinal acidity, and thence potentially mucosal damage (especially in monogastrics’ stomachs) and/or acidosis (especially in ruminants, where ruminal contents become overly acidic, impairing proper fermentation). g. 20% of dairy cows; Oetzel, 2003), and such processes are well understood for ruminants.

2. The risk of developing a new form of stereotypic behaviour in horses at different ages. , 2002). On a finer timescale than can be seen from the figure, weaning (with its associated husbandry changes, including dietary ones), occurred at 15–35 weeks, and the emergence of new stereotypies peaked at 40 weeks. Note that the fall in risk evident from 12 months onwards thus does not indicate a decrease in the performance of existing stereotypies, merely a decline in the emergence of new ones. , 1994).

G. g. g. , 1997). Processed, low-fibre diets also cause gastrointestinal acidity in horses and pigs. g. g. , 2002). g. g. reviewed by Murray, 1999; Merial, 2004). Likewise, stomach ulceration is common in commercially kept pigs; for example, in sows, O’Sullivan et al. (1996) reported a mucosal lesion prevalence of 60%, and Hessing et al. (1992) 63%; whereas in young slaughter pigs, Ayles et al. (1999) report gastric ulceration in 32–100% of animals, and Hessing et al. (1992) 36%. g. , 1995; and reviewed by Blood and Radostits, 1989).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.74 of 5 – based on 10 votes