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By Temple Grandin

Nice adjustments within the farm animals were led to by way of the advent of other overseas criteria for meat providers. This paintings provides the study on delivery platforms, restraint equipment and amenities for farms and slaughterhouses, and a contribution on animal welfare in constructing countries.

content material: creation : influence of purchaser necessities, overseas criteria and advertising constitution at the dealing with and delivery of farm animals and chicken / T. Grandin --
basic rules of rigidity and health / P.B. Siegal & W.B. Gross --
explanations of terrible welfare and welfare evaluation in the course of dealing with and shipping / D.M. Broom --
Behavioural rules of dealing with farm animals and different grazing animals less than wide stipulations / T. Grandin --
Low-stress restraint, dealing with and weaning of farm animals / J.M. Stookey & J.M. Watts --
dealing with livestock raised in shut organization with humans / R. Ewbank & M. Parker --
dealing with amenities and reticence of diversity livestock / T. Grandin --
Dairy farm animals behaviour, amenities, dealing with, shipping, automation and healthiness / J.L. Albright & W.K. Fulwider --
farm animals shipping / T. Grandin & C. Gallo --
Behavioural ideas of sheep dealing with / G.D. Hutson --
layout of sheep yards and shearing sheds / A. Barber & R.B. Freeman --
Sheep shipping / M.S. Cockram --
canines for herding and dealing with cattle / L. Coppinger & R. Coppinger --
Behavioural ideas of pig dealing with / P.H. Hemsworth --
delivery of pigs / E. Lambooij --
dealing with and shipping of horses / K.A. Houpt --
Deer dealing with and delivery / L.R. Matthews --
chook dealing with and shipping / C.A. Weeks --
pressure body structure of animals in the course of shipping / T.G. Knowles & P.D. Warriss --
dealing with and welfare of cattle in slaughter crops / T. Grandin --
Biosecurity for animal future health and nutrients security / K.E. Belk, J.A. Scanga & T. Grandin.
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For example, Geverink et al. (1998) showed that those pigs that were most aggressive in their home pen were also more likely to fight during pre-transport or pre-slaughter handling, but pigs driven for some distance prior to transport were less likely to fight and hence cause skin damage during and after transport. , 1995). The procedures of loading and unloading animals into and out of transport vehicles can have very severe effects on animals, and these effects are revealed in part by behavioural responses.

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