Livestock health and welfare / edited by Roy Moss.

Contributor(s): Moss, Roy
Material type: TextTextSeries: Longman veterinary health seriesPublisher: Harlow, Essex, England : Longman Scientific & Technical, c1992Description: xviii, 420 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 30 cmISBN: 0582060842Subject(s): Animal health | Livestock | Animal welfareDDC classification: 636.083
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CONTENTS

Definition of health and welfare
health and welfare: definitions
animal welfare- the protagonists
welfare codes of practice
e.tc

Monitoring systems using clinical, subclinical and behavioral records for improving health and welfare
why the need for monitoring systems
definition and measurement of farm animal health and welfare
disease recording
e.tc

Other clinical diagnostic methods
stress and hormone release
hematological examination
standard biochemical tests
e.tc

Behavior, stress and disease
domestication and behavior
behavior-methods of study and mechanisms
abnormal behavior
e.tc

Legislation for health
the background
why do governments intervene
the basis for a control programme
different approaches to disease control
e.tc

Welfare in national and international legislation
primary welfare legislation in great Britain
basic principles
council of Europe
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Private health schemes
history
objectives of herd health schemes
factors affecting the uptake of herd health schemes
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Problems of feeding and housing: their diagnosis and control
diagnosis of feeding problems
energy
protein
e.tc

Role of animal welfare societies nationally and internationally
the international scene
euro group for animal welfare
animal welfare and the veterinarian
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The impact of biotechnology on animal health and welfare
biotechnology
historical development
new biotechnology
e.tc

Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-408) and index.

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