Long Distance Transport and Welfare of Farm Animals
Brings together studies from several animal scientists and researchers to review the implications and necessity of long distance animal transport for slaughter. This title combines reports on regional practices with discussions of the science, economics, legislation and procedures involved in this practice.
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2 Economic Aspects
3 Physiology and Disease
4 Meat Quality
the EU as Case Study
6 The Welfare of Livestock During Sea Transport
7 The Welfare of Livestock During Road Transport
9 North America
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