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
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.
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: Tung, Tiffany Published: 2011 Description: Explores improvements in understanding the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of canine cognitive dysfunction to improve the well-being of senior dogs
Author: Skladnev, Isabella Published: 2012 Description: Explores welfare and behavioural issues for horses kept in restrictive housing situations.
Author: Beaumont, Rebecca Published: 2012 Description: Explores the association between stabling management and the development and expression of behavioural stereotypies in the horse.
Environmental Enrichment in Captive Orange-winged Amazon Parrots (Amazona amazonica): The Importance of encouraging Naturalistic Behaviours
Author: Murray, Caitlin Published: 2011 Description: Considers methods of enriching the environment of captive Orange-winged Amazon parrots (Amazona amazonica), focusing on both food-based and stimulus-type enrichments.