Author: Pockett, Jessica Published: 2018 Description: Investigates recent developments made in identifying reliable pre-fracture markers and screening tests to detect horses at greater risk of fracture and reduce the incidence of euthanasia associated with catastrophic fracture
Author: Griffin, Renae Published: 2018 Description: Discusses the welfare implications associated with overly tightened nosebands in competition horses
Author: Todd, Amanda Published: 2018 Description: Discusses housing conditions that can be used to improve welfare of both sows and piglets
Implications of Ostearthritis in Canines and Scientific Developments to Potentially Increase their Welfare
Author: Paramanandarajah, Thivyanah Published: 2013 Description: Explores alternative treatments for osteoarthritic pain in dogs
Author: Leung, Valeria Published: 2012 Description: Discusses the effect of loading and transport on the welfare of horses and recent research in alternative horse-training methods to reduce stress in loading and transport.
Author: Brown, Victoria Published: 2012 Description: Discusses the welfare implications for piglets of providing them with environmental enrichment to help promote the expression of a range of normal forage-related behaviours.
Author: Niall, Richard Published: 2012 Description: Discusses the skeletal health of layer hens, using keel bone fractures as an indicator.
Author: Wilkins, Sabine Published: 2012 Description: Discusses whether psychological and physiological stressors alter the acute pain response to routine husbandry procedures, such as docking and mulesing, in lambs.
Author: Wheeldon, Sarah Published: 2012 Description: This essay compares furnished cages with conventional cages and other non-cage options in respect to their welfare benefits for laying hens and investigates how furnished cage can be modified to encourage natural behaviours.
Author: Pini, Taylor Published: 2012 Description: Explores welfare issues caused by less-than-ideal housing and advances in thinking on the importance of a basic understanding of the equine ethogram and of learning theory in training and the relative stress of using positive or negative reinforcement.