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Long Distance Transport and Welfare of Farm Animals

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Long Distance Transport and Welfare of Farm Animals

M. Appleby, V. Cussen, L. Garcés, L. Lambert and J. Turner

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Author(s): M. Appleby, V. Cussen, L. Garcés, L. Lambert and J. Turner

About The Book

Long-distance transport can cause both physical and mental problems in animals and promoting animal welfare will be beneficial to both the animals and the agricultural and processing industries. In conjunction with the World Society for the Protection of Animals, this volume brings together studies from well-known animal scientists and researchers to reviews the implications and necessity of long-distance animal transport for slaughter. Authoritative reports on regional practices are combines with discussions of the science, economics, legislation and procedures involved in this practice.

Additional Information

Author M. Appleby, V. Cussen, L. Garcés, L. Lambert and J. Turner
Availability In Print
Dimensions 246 x 174mm
Extent 480 pp
ISBN 9781845934033
Publication date March 2008
Book Type Hardcover

Contents

Foreword by Temple Grandin, Colorado State University, USA

  • Science of Animal Welfare
  • Economic Aspects
  • Physiology of Disease
  • Meat Quality
  • Enforcement of Transportation Regulations: The EU as Case Study
  • World Society for the Protection of Animals
  • The Welfare of Livestock During Sea Transport
  • The Welfare of Livestock During Road Transport
  • Africa
  • North America
  • South America
  • Asia
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • Appendix, Excerpt from OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code

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