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Title Advances in sheep welfare / edited by Drewe M. Ferguson, Caroline Lee, Andrew Fisher
Published Duxford, United Kingdom : Elsevier/Woodhead Publishing, 2017
©2017
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Advances in farm animal welfare series
Woodhead Publishing series in food science, technology and nutrition
Advances in farm animal welfare series
Woodhead Publishing in food science, technology, and nutrition.
Contents Understanding the natural behaviour of sheep -- Overview of sheep production systems -- Consumer and societal expectations for sheep products -- Sheep cognition and its implications for welfare -- New physiological measures for the biological cost of responding to challenges -- Genetic solutions -- Reproductive management (including impacts of prenatal stress on offspring development) -- Nutritional management -- Predation control -- Managing disease risks -- Husbandry procedures -- Transport and pre-slaughter management -- Advanced livestock management solutions -- Optimised welfare for sheep in research and teaching -- Future challenges and opportunities in sheep welfare
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Animal welfare.
Sheep.
Animal Welfare.
Sheep, Domestic.
Form Electronic book
Author Ferguson, Drewe M., editor
Fisher, Andrew, editor
Lee, Caroline, editor
ISBN 0081007183
9780081007181