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Animal Welfare - Content and Abstracts

Volume 7

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Volume 7 Number 1

February 1998

  1. Measuring public support for animal welfare legislation: a case study of cage egg production. R Bennett
  2. Preference for nest boxes as environmental enrichment for laboratory mice. H A Van de Weerd, P L P Van Loo, L F M Van Zutphen, J M Koolhaas and V Baumans
  3. Preference testing of substrates by growing pigs. V E Beattie, N Walker and I A Sneddon
  4. Minimally invasive health monitoring of wildlife. J E Cooper
  5. Effects of winter housing, exercise and dietary treatments on the behaviour and welfare of red deer (Cervus elaphus) hinds. J C Pollard and R P Littlejohn
  6. Behaviour of a captive pair of clouded leopards (Neofelis nebulosa): introduction without injury. G Law and P Tatner
  7. Characterization of milk cortisol concentrations as a measure of short-term stress responses in lactating dairy cows. G A Verkerk, A M Phipps, J F Carragher, L R Matthews and K Stelwagen
  8. An observational cohort study of the effects of catching methods on carcase rejection. C Ekstrand
  9. Anxiolytic drugs inhibit hyperthermia induced by handling in farmed silver foxes (Vulpes vulpes). R O Moe and M Bakken

Volume 7 Number 2

May 1998

  1. Housing and welfare in laboratory rats: the welfare implications of social isolation and social contact among females. J L Hurst, C J Barnard, C M Nevison and C D West
  2. The effects of handling on behavioural and physiological responses to housing in tether-stalls among pregnant pigs. V Pedersen, J L Barnett, P H Hemsworth, E A Newman and B Schirmer
  3. Enriching the lives of zoo animals, and their welfare: where research can be fundamental. M H Robinson
  4. A balance device for the analysis of behavioural patterns of the mouse. F Schlingmann, H A Van de Weerd, V Baumans, R Remie and L F M Van Zutphen
  5. The survival and welfare of hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) after release back into the wild. N J Reeve
  6. Perching behaviour and preferences for different perch designs among laying hens. N R Lambe and G B Scott

Volume 7 Number 3

August 1998

  1. The health, haematology and blood biochemistry of free-ranging farm cats in relation to social status. D W Macdonald, N Yamaguchi and W C Passanisi
  2. Heart rate and stress hormone responses of sheep to road transport following two different loading procedures. R F Parrott, S J G Hall and D M Lloyd
  3. The control of zoo populations with special reference to primates. A R Glatston
  4. Fence line pacing in farmed red deer hinds at calving. J C Pollard, A Grant and R P Littlejohn
  5. Physiological mechanisms causing sickness behaviour and suffering in diseased animals. N G Gregory
  6. Effect of winter climatic conditions on the behaviour of adult ostriches (Struthio camelus) on a British farm. D C Deeming

Volume 7 Number 4

November 1998

  1. Fertility control: an option for non-lethal control of wild carnivores? F A M Tuttyens and D W Macdonald
  2. The welfare of slaughter pigs during transport. P D Warriss
  3. 'Pleasures', 'pains' and animal welfare: toward a natural history of affect. D Fraser and I J H Duncan
  4. Feed additives: do they add to animal welfare? An evaluation. C J Kan, L P Jager and F J Grommers
  5. Environmental enrichment for Australian mammals. A J Murray, N K Waran and R J Young
  6. Calf site selection by red deer (Cervus elaphus) from three contrasting habitats in north-west England: implications for welfare and management. T Birtles, C R Goldspink, S Gibson and R K Holland
  7. Developing the ethics component of the UK modular training system for laboratory animal scientists: a LASA workshop report. M Jennings and P Hawkins

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