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Animal Welfare - Content and Abstracts

Volume 14

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Volume 14 Number 1

February 2005

  1. Group size and space allocation in farmed juvenile blue foxes (Alopex lagopus). L Ahola, J Mononen, T Pyykönen, M Mohaibes and S Hänninen
  2. Welfare of badgers (Meles meles) subjected to culling: patterns of trap-related injury. R Woodroffe, FJ Bourne, DR Cox, CA Donnelly, G Gettinby, JP McInerney and WI Morrison
  3. Welfare of badgers (Meles meles) subjected to culling: development and evaluation of a closed season. R Woodroffe, FJ Bourne, CL Cheeseman, DR Cox, CA Donnelly, G Gettinby, JP McInerney and WI Morrison
  4. Comparison of the severity of esophagogastric, lung and limb lesions at slaughter in pigs reared under standard and enriched conditions. G Ramis, S Gómez, FJ Pallarés and A Muñoz
  5. Changes in ear-pinna temperature as a useful measure of stress in sheep (Ovis aries). TE Lowe, CJ Cook, JR Ingram and PJ Harris
  6. Consistency of piglet crushing by sows. S Jarvis, RB D’Eath and K Fujita
  7. Juvenile farmed mink (Mustela vison) with additional access to swimming water play more frequently than animals housed with a cylinder and platform, but without swimming water. CM Vinke, J van Leeuwen and BM Spruijt
  8. Measuring the value to the public of pig welfare improvements: a contingent valuation approach. CA Glass, WG Hutchinson and VE Beattie
  9. Modifying the behaviour of singly caged baboons: evaluating the effectiveness of four enrichment techniques. SR Bourgeois and L Brent

Volume 14 Number 2

May 2005

  1. Wounding rates in shooting foxes (Vulpes vulpes). NC Fox, N Blay, AG Greenwood, D Wise and E Potapov
  2. Effect of supplementary ultraviolet lighting on the behaviour and corticosterone levels of Japanese quail chicks. EL Smith, VJ Greenwood, AR Goldsmith and IC Cuthill
  3. Bowhunting deer. NG Gregory
  4. The effect of breeding schemes on the genetic response of canine hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, behaviour traits and appearance. K Mäki, A-E Liinamo, AF Groen, P Bijma and M Ojala
  5. The effects of rearing conditions on grooming and play behaviour in captive chimpanzees. JE Martin
  6. The use of a cat-flap at the nest entrance to mimic natural conditions in the breeding of fattening rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus). P Baumann, H Oester and M Stauffacher
  7. The influence of visual stimulation on the behaviour of dogs housed in a rescue shelter. L Graham, DL Wells and PG Hepper
  8. Nest-building behaviour in male rats from three inbred strains:     BN/HsdCpb, BDIX/Or1Ico and LEW/Mol. IM Jegstrup, R Vestergaard, W Vach and M Ritskes-Hoitinga

Short Communication

  1. Faecal glucocorticoid level is not correlated with stereotypic pacing in two captive margays (Leopardus wiedii). M Gusset

Volume 14 Number 3

August 2005

  1. The effects of novel floorings on dustbathing, pecking and scratching behaviour of caged hens. RJN Merrill and CJ Nicol
  2. Salivary cortisol and behaviour in an all-male group of western lowland gorillas (Gorilla g. gorilla). CW Kuhar, TL Bettinger and ML Laudenslager
  3. The effects of mirrors on the welfare of caged rabbits. SE Jones and CJC Phillips
  4. The use of conjoint analysis to determine the importance of factors that affect on-farm welfare of the dairy cow. LJ Angus, H Bowen, LAS Gill, TG Knowles and A Butterworth
  5. How tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) rank monkey chow in relation to other foods. E Addessi, M Stammati, G Sabbatini and E Visalberghi
  6. The welfare impact of gavaging laboratory rats. M Bonnichsen, N Dragsted and AK Hansen
  7. A comparative study of the influence of social housing conditions on the behaviour of captive tigers (Panthera tigris). M De Rouck, AC Kitchener, G Law and M Nelissen
  8. Genetically modified animals in research: an analysis of applications submitted to ethics committees on animal experimentation in Sweden. A Nordgren and H Röcklinsberg
  9. Housing environment alters delayed-type hypersensitivity and corticosterone concentrations of individually housed male C57BL/6 mice. GN Neigh, SL Bowers, B Korman and RJ Nelson

Volume 14 Number 4

November 2005

  1. The Three Rs: past, present and future. WMS Russell
  2. Effective searching of the scientific literature for alternatives: search grids for appropriate databases. LA Hart, MW Wood and H-Y Weng
  3. Assessment of stress in non-human primates: application of the neutrophil activation test. PE Honess, C Marin, AP Brown and SE Wolfensohn
  4. A modified HET–CAM approach for biocompatibility testing of medical devices. C Eder, E Falkner, M Mickel, C Chiari-Grisar, H Appl, H Schöffl, S Nehrer and UM Losert
  5. The welfare and scientific advantages of non-invasive imaging of animals used in biomedical research. M Hudson
  6. Infrared thermography as a non-invasive tool to study animal welfare. M Stewart, JR Webster, AL Schaefer, NJ Cook and SL Scott
  7. The interplay between replacement, reduction and refinement: considerations where the Three Rs interact. MJ de Boo, AE Rennie, HM Buchanan-Smith and CFM Hendriksen
  8. Meta-analysis — a systematic and quantitative review of animal experiments to maximise the information derived. CJC Phillips
  9. The ethics of the Three Rs principle: a reconsideration. JMG Vorstenbosch
  10. The use of databases, information centres and guidelines when planning research that may involve animals. AJ Smith and T Allen
  11. An illustration that statistical design mitigates environmental variation and ensures unambiguous study conclusions. KH Gore and PJ Stanley
  12. The Three Rs in the pharmaceutical industry: perspectives of scientists and regulators. NP Fenwick and D Fraser
  13. Harmonising the definition of refinement. HM Buchanan-Smith, AE Rennie, A Vitale, S Pollo, MJ Prescott and DB Morton

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