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Animal Welfare - Content and Abstracts

Volume 13

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Volume 13 Number 1

February 2004

  1. Assessment of the impact of government animal welfare policy on farm animal welfare in the UK. R M Bennett, D M Broom, S J Henson, R J P Blaney and G Harper
  2. Evaluating possible indicators of insensibility and death in cetacea.  A Butterworth, L Sadler, T G Knowles and S C Kestin
  3. The assessment of bar chewing as an escape behaviour in laboratory mice. R S Lewis and J L Hurst
  4. Long-term detrimental effects of tooth clipping or grinding in piglets: a histological approach. M Hay, J Rue, C Sansac, G Brunel and A Prunier
  5. Housing conditions affect self-administration of anxiolytic by laboratory mice. C M Sherwin and I A S Olsson
  6. Stereotypic swaying and serum cortisol concentrations in three captive African elephants (Loxodonta africana). M L Wilson, M A Bloomsmith and T L Maple
  7. Movement and mortality of translocated urban–suburban grey squirrels. L W Adams, J Hadidian and V Flyger
  8. The effects of road traffic accidents on domestic cats and their owners. I Rochlitz
  9. Preference of domestic rabbits for grass or coarse mix feeds. T K Leslie, L Dalton and C J C Phillips
  10. Dog training methods: their use, effectiveness and interaction with behaviour and welfare. E F Hiby, N J Rooney and J W S Bradshaw
  11. Head-only electrical stunning and bleeding of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus): assessment of loss of consciousness. E Lambooij, R J Kloosterboer, M A Gerritzen and J W van de Vis
  12. Non-lethal control of fox predation: the potential of generalised aversion. D W Macdonald and S E Baker
  13. Effects of the addition of sand and string to pens on use of space, activity, tarsal angulations and bone composition in broiler chickens. C Arnould, D Bizeray, J M Faure and C Leterrier

Volume 13 Number 2

May 2004

  1. Automated recording of stress vocalisations as a tool to document impaired welfare in pigs.PC Schön, B Puppe and G Manteuffel
  2. The influence of a camouflage net barrier on the behaviour, welfare and public perceptions of zoo-housed gorillas. EC Blaney and DL Wells
  3. Environmental enrichment for ostrich, Struthio camelus, chicks. JW Christensen and BL Nielsen
  4. Disruptive effects of standard husbandry practice on laboratory rat social discrimination. OHP Burman and M Mendl
  5. Differences in the acute pain responses of two breeds of lamb following castration and tail docking with the rubber ring method. N Archer, AM Johnston and M Khalid
  6. Stress in wild-caught Eurasian otters (Lutra lutra): effects of a long-acting neuroleptic and time in captivity. J Fernández-Morán, D Saavedra, JL Ruiz De La Torre and X Manteca-Vilanova
  7. Cage sizes for tamarins in the laboratory. MJ Prescott and HM Buchanan-Smith
  8. Effect of amount and frequency of head-only stunning currents on the electroencephalogram and somatosensory evoked potentials in broilers. ABM Raj and M O’Callaghan
  9. Peri-natal environmental effects on maternal behaviour, pituitary and adrenal activation, and the progress of parturition in the primiparous sow.S Jarvis, BT Reed, AB Lawrence, SK Calvert and J Stevenson
  10. Re-assessing the reversibility of melengestrol acetate (MGA) implants in golden-headed lion tamarins (Leontopithecus chrysomelas): a comparison with golden lion tamarins (L. rosalia). K De Vleeschouwer, K Leus and L Van Elsacker
  11. Consequences of enhancing environmental complexity for laboratory rodents — a review with emphasis on the rat. DB Sørensen, JL Ottesen and AK Hansen
  12. The impact of the ethical review process for research using animals in the UK: attitudes to training and monitoring by those working under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.IFH Purchase and M Nedeva
  13. Preferences of growing ducklings and turkey poults for illuminance. CL Barber, NB Prescott, CM Wathes, C Le Sueur and GC Perry
  14. Applying animal learning theory: training captive animals to comply with veterinary and husbandry procedures. RJ Young and CF Cipreste
  15. Alternatives to nose-ringing in outdoor sows: 2. The provision of edible or inedible overground enrichment. HL Edge, HLI Bornett, E Newton and SA Edwards
  16. Benefits of positive human interaction for socially housed chimpanzees. KC Baker

Volume 13 Number 3

August 2004

  1. Qualitative categories for the interpretation of sheep welfare: a review. F Wemelsfelder and M Farish
  2. How has the risk of predation shaped the behavioural responses of sheep to fear and distress? CM Dwyer
  3. A review of behavioural and physiological responses of sheep to stressors to identify potential behavioural signs of distress. MS Cockram
  4. Chronic stress in sheep: assessment tools and their use in different management conditions. CM Dwyer and HLI Bornett
  5. Foraging enrichment for laboratory rats. SR Johnson, EG Patterson-Kane and L Niel
  6. What causes crowding? Effects of space, facilities and group size on behaviour, with particular reference to furnished cages for hens. MC Appleby
  7. Time course of changes in egg-shell quality, faecal corticosteroids and behaviour as welfare measures in laying hens. MS Dawkins, A Edmond, A Lord, S Solomon and M Bain
  8. Lying behaviour and adrenocortical response as indicators of the thermal tolerance of pigs of different weights. E Hillmann, C Mayer and L Schrader
  9. Body weight change as a measure of stress: a practical test. GW McLaren, F Mathews, R Fell, M Gelling and DW Macdonald
  10. Habituation, capture and relocation of Sykes monkeys (Cercopithecus mitis albotorquatus) on the coast of Kenya. N N Moinde, MA Suleman, H Higashi and J Hau
  11. The effect of transport stress on neutrophil activation in wild badgers (Meles meles). I Montes, GW McLaren, DW Macdonald and R Mian
  12. The ability of laying hens to negotiate perches of different materials with clean or dirty surfaces. GB Scott and G MacAngus
  13. The influence of toys on the behaviour and welfare of kennelled dogs. DL Wells

Volume 13 Number 4

November 2004

  1. Comparison of religious slaughter of sheep with methods that include pre-slaughter stunning, and the lack of differences in exsanguination, packed cell volume and meat quality parameters. MH Anil, T Yesildere, H Aksu, E Matur, J L McKinstry, O Erdogan, S Hughes and C Mason
  2. Evaluation of the tranquilliser trap device (TTD) for improving the humaneness of dingo trapping. CA Marks, L Allen, F Gigliotti, F Busana, T Gonzalez, M Lindeman and PM Fisher
  3. Fox control using a para-aminopropiophenone formulation with the M-44 ejector. CA Marks, F Gigliotti, F Busana, M Johnston and M Lindeman
  4. Welfare aspects of chick handling in broiler and laying hen hatcheries. TG Knowles, SN Brown, PD Warriss, A Butterworth and L Hewitt
  5. Effects of cage height and stocking density on the frequency of comfort behaviours performed by laying hens housed in furnished cages. MJ Albentosa and JJ Cooper
  6. Influence of social status on the welfare of growing pigs housed in barren and enriched environments. NE O’Connell, VE Beattie and BW Moss
  7. The effect of blindfolding horses on heart rate and behaviour during handling and loading onto transport vehicles. R Parker, R Watson, E Wells, SN Brown, CJ Nicol and TG Knowles
  8. The effect of transport on cortisol, glucose, heart rate, leukocytes and body weight in captive-reared guanacos (Lama guanicoe). B Zapata, J Gimpel, C Bonacic, BA González, JL Riveros, AM Ramírez, F Bas and DW Macdonald
  9. Computer-assisted enrichment for zoo-housed orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus). LR Tarou, CW Kuhar, D Adcock, MA Bloomsmith and TL Maple

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