Long Distance Transport and Welfare of Farm Animals

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CABI, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 450 pages
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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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Contents

1 Science of Animal Welfare
1
2 Economic Aspects
18
3 Physiology and Disease
69
4 Meat Quality
77
the EU as Case Study
113
6 The Welfare of Livestock During Sea Transport
137
7 The Welfare of Livestock During Road Transport
157
8 Africa
182
10 South America
261
11 Asia
288
12 Australia and New Zealand
324
13 Europe
355
14 Middle East
387
Introduction to the Guidelines for Animal Welfare
413
Index
445
Copyright

9 North America
218

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Michael C. Appleby, Phd., is an Animal Welfare Policy Advisor at the World Society for the Protection of Animals in London, U.K.
Victoria A. Cussen, MSc. is a Research Manager at the World Society for the Protection of Animals in London, U.K.

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