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Animal Welfare - Content and Abstracts

Volume 9

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Volume 9 Number 1

February 2000

  1. Welfare implications of culling red deer (Cervus elaphus). E L Bradshaw and P Bateson
  2. Fear-related behaviour in two mouse strains differing in litter size A M Janczak, B O Braastad and M Bakken
  3. The effect of mats on the welfare of sows and piglets in the farrowing house L A Boyle, D Regan, F C Leonard, P B Lynch and P Brophy
  4. Behavioural and hormonal indicators of enduring environmental stress in dogs B Beerda, M B H Schilder, J A R A M van Hooff, H W de Vries and J A Mol
  5. Transport of deer: a review with particular relevance to red deer (Cervus elaphus) C A Weeks
  6. Consistency of measurement of social status in dry-sows group-housed in indoor and outdoor systems R H Bradshaw, J Skyrme, E E Brenninkmeijer and D M Broom
  7. Animal welfare vs free trade ­ free trade wins: an examination of the animal welfare implications of R v Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food ex p Compassion in World Farming (1998) S Brooman and D Legge

Volume 9 Number 2

May 2000

  1. Taking lambs to the slaughter: marketing channels, journey structures and possible consequences for welfare K C Murray, D H Davies, S L Cullinane, J C Eddison and J A Kirk
  2. Mealworm dispensers as environmental enrichment for captive Rodrigues fruit bats (Pteropus rodricensis) K I O'Connor
  3. Repetitive backflipping behaviour in captive roof rats (Rattus rattus) and the effects of cage enrichment M D Callard, S N Bursten and E O Price
  4. Vitamin A metabolism in recessive white canaries P Wolf, T Bartels, H-P Sallmann, K Heisler and J Kamphues
  5. Alarm pheromones in urine modify the behaviour of weaner pigs J R Amory and G P Pearce
  6. Enrichment value of wooden blocks for farmed blue foxes (Alopex lagopus) H Korhonen and P Niemelä
  7. A mouse is not just a mouse F Sluyter and G A Van Oortmerssen

Volume 9 Number 3

August 2000

  1. Nociceptors in the legs of poultry: implications for potential pain in pre-slaughter shackling. M J Gentle and V L Tilston
  2. Effects of different degrees of social isolation on the behaviour of weaned piglets kept for experimental purposes. M S Herskin and K H Jensen
  3. An evaluation of the suitability of contraceptive methods in Golden-headed lion tamarins (Leontopithecus chrysomelas), with emphasis on Melengestrol Acetate (MGA) implants: (i) Effectiveness, reversibility and medical side-effects. K de Vleeschouwer, K Leus and L van Elsacker
  4. A descriptive survey of the range of injuries sustained and farmers"; attitudes to vulva biting in breeding sows in South-West England. S Rizvi1, C J Nicol and L E Green
  5. Modulation of aggression in male mice: influence of cage cleaning regime and scent marks. P L P van Loo, C L J J Kruitwagen, L F M van Zutphen, J M Koolhaas and V Baumans
  6. Evaluation of welfare indicators for the social environment in cattle herds. T Jóhannesson and J T Sørensen
  7. Post-release survival of hand-reared Tawny owls (Strix aluco). J A Bennett and A D Routh

Volume 9 Number 4

November 2000

  1. Zoo animals and their human audiences: what is the visitor effect? G R Hosey
  2. A framework for assessing the suitability of different species as companion animals. C A Schuppli and D Fraser
  3. The effect of environmental enrichment on learning in pigs. I A Sneddon, V E Beattie, L Dunne and W Neil
  4. An evaluation of the suitability of contraceptive methods in golden-headed lion tamarins (Leontopithecus chrysomelas), with emphasis on melengestrol acetate (MGA) implants: (II) endocrinological and behavioural effects. K De Vleeschouwer, L Van Elsacker, M Heistermann and K Leus
  5. Effects of group housing in an enlarged cage system on growth, bite wounds and adrenal cortex function in farmed blue foxes (Alopex lagopus). L Ahola, M Harri, S Kasanen, J Mononen and T Pyyk...;nen
  6. Behavioural adaptation of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) to captivity. T D Day and C E O'Connor
  7. The locomotion of dairy cows in passageways with different light intensities.  C J C Phillips, I D Morris, C A Lomas and S J Lockwood
  8. Concluding studies on the failures of electrical lancing of whales. G R G Barnes and P Madié

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