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Health & Welfare Collection

  • ID: 4900644
  • Database
  • January 2021
  • Region: Global
  • 81 pages
  • Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing

This is a new thematic database of chapters bringing you comprehensive reviews of the latest research in livestock science as 'bite sized' pieces of content and will enable you to efficiently access what's really going on in your specialist subject. This collection includes 103 chapters that cover advances in understanding diseases affecting livestock and how they can better controlled. It also includes chapter on understanding and optimising farm animal welfare.

This collection has a total of 103 chapters.

Some of the topics covered in the database include:

  • Advances in Understanding the Genetics of Pig Behaviour
  • Optimizing Welfare in Transport and Slaughter of Cattle
  • Managing Calves/Young Stock to Optimise Dairy Herd Health
  • Advances in Understanding the Genetics of Poultry Behaviour
  • Bone Health and Associated Problems in Layer Hens
  • Cause and Prevention of Injurious Pecking in Chickens
  • Improving Welfare Assessment Indicators and Protocols for Poultry
  • Opportunities to Improve the Welfare of Young Chickens
  • Poultry Health Monitoring and Management: Bone and Skin Health in Broilers
  • The Role of Perches in Chicken Welfare
  • Understanding Chicken Learning and Cognition and Implications for Improved Management
  • Welfare Issues in Poultry Housing and Management: Broilers
  • The Rumen as a Modulator of Immune Function in Cattle
  • Welfare Issues Affecting Broiler Breeders
  • Advances in Sequence Technologies for Generating Poultry Gut Microbiome Data
  • Antibiotics and Gut Function: Historical and Current Perspectives
  • In Ovo Development of the Chicken Gut Microbiome and Its Impact on Later Gut Function
  • The Interaction Between Gut Microbiota and Pathogens

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  1. Advances in Understanding the Genetics of Pig Behaviour
  2. Optimizing Welfare in Transport and Slaughter of Cattle
  3. Managing Calves/Young Stock to Optimise Dairy Herd Health
  4. Advances in Understanding the Genetics of Poultry Behaviour
  5. Bone Health and Associated Problems in Layer Hens
  6. Cause and Prevention of Injurious Pecking in Chickens
  7. Improving Welfare Assessment Indicators and Protocols for Poultry
  8. Improving Welfare in Catching and Transport of Chickens
  9. Improving Welfare in Poultry Slaughter
  10. Opportunities to Improve the Welfare of Young Chickens
  11. Poultry Health Monitoring and Management: Bone and Skin Health in Broilers
  12. Poultry Welfare Monitoring: Group-Level Technologies
  13. Poultry Welfare Monitoring: Wearable Technologies
  14. The Role of Perches in Chicken Welfare
  15. Understanding Chicken Learning and Cognition and Implications for Improved Management
  16. Understanding Poultry Social Behaviour and Its Impact on Animal Welfare
  17. Understanding States of Suffering With Implications for Improved Management of Poultry
  18. Understanding the Sensory Perception of Chickens
  19. Welfare Issues in Poultry Housing and Management: Broilers
  20. Welfare Issues in Poultry Housing and Management: Laying Hens
  21. The Rumen as a Modulator of Immune Function in Cattle
  22. Welfare Issues Affecting Broiler Breeders
  23. Advances in Sequence Technologies for Generating Poultry Gut Microbiome Data
  24. Antibiotics and Gut Function: Historical and Current Perspectives
  25. Commercial Poultry Production and Gut Function: a Historical Perspective
  26. Controlling Pathogens in the Poultry Gut
  27. Gastrointestinal Diseases of Poultry: Causes and Nutritional Strategies for Prevention and Control
  28. Genetics and Other Factors Affecting Intestinal Microbiota and Function in Poultry
  29. In Ovo Development of the Chicken Gut Microbiome and Its Impact on Later Gut Function
  30. The Interaction Between Gut Microbiota and Pathogens
  31. Microbial Ecology and Function of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Layer Hens
  32. Omics Technologies for Connecting Host Responses With Poultry Gut Function
  33. The Role of Essential Oils and Other Botanicals in Optimising Gut Function in Poultry
  34. Role of Prebiotics in Poultry Gastrointestinal Tract Health, Function, and Microbiome Composition
  35. The Role of Probiotics in Optimising Gut Function in Poultry
  36. The Role of Specific Cereal Grain Dietary Components in Poultry Gut Function
  37. The Role of Synbiotics in Optimising Gut Function in Poultry
  38. Short Chain Organic Acids: Microbial Ecology and Antimicrobial Activity in the Poultry Gastrointestinal Tract
  39. Understanding Gut Function in Poultry: Nutrient Processing
  40. Understanding Gut Function in Poultry: the Role of Commensals, Metabolites, Inflammation and Dysbiosis in Intestinal Immune Function and Dysfunction
  41. Understanding Gut Microbiota in Poultry
  42. Rethinking and Engaging With Animal Health in Organic Farming
  43. Changing Patterns of Disease Affecting Pigs: Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) and Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED)
  44. Defining and Ensuring Animal Welfare in Pig Production: An Overview
  45. Disease Identification and Management on the Pig Farm
  46. Diseases Affecting Pigs: An Overview of Common Bacterial, Viral and Parasitic Pathogens of Pigs
  47. Humane Slaughter Techniques for Pigs
  48. The Influence of Gut Microbiome on Developing Immune and Metabolic Systems in the Young Pig
  49. Pasture Systems for Pigs
  50. Transport and Lairage of Pigs
  51. Understanding Pig Behaviour
  52. Welfare of Gilts and Pregnant Sows
  53. Welfare of Pigs During Finishing
  54. Welfare of Weaned Piglets
  55. Bacterial and Viral Diseases Affecting Sheep
  56. Humane Transport, Lairage and Slaughter of Sheep
  57. Improving the Welfare of Ewes
  58. Sustainable Control of Gastrointestinal Nematode Parasites Affecting Sheep
  59. Understanding and Improving Immune Function in Sheep
  60. Understanding Sheep Behaviour
  61. The Contribution of Environmental Enrichment to Sustainable Poultry Production
  62. Disease Management in Poultry Flocks
  63. The Effect of Incubation Temperature on Embryonic Development in Poultry
  64. Ensuring the Welfare of Broilers: An Overview
  65. Gut Health and Susceptibility to Enteric Bacterial Diseases in Poultry
  66. Hot Weather Management of Poultry
  67. Monitoring Trends in Diseases of Poultry
  68. Parasites Affecting Poultry
  69. Transportation and the Welfare of Poultry
  70. Understanding and Boosting Poultry Immune Systems
  71. Understanding Poultry Behaviour
  72. Viruses Affecting Poultry
  73. Aetiology, Diagnosis and Control of Mastitis in Dairy Herds
  74. Causes, Prevention and Management of Infertility in Dairy Cows
  75. Control of Infectious Diseases in Dairy Cattle
  76. Disorder of Digestion and Metabolism in Dairy Cattle: the Case of Subacute Rumen Acidosis
  77. Housing and the Welfare of Dairy Cattle
  78. Key Issues in the Welfare of Dairy Cattle
  79. Preventing and Managing Lameness in Dairy Cows
  80. Prevention and Control of Parasitic Helminths in Dairy Cattle: Key Issues and Challenges
  81. Responsible and Sustainable Use of Medicines in Dairy Herd Health
  82. The Rumen Microbiota and Its Role in Dairy Cow Production and Health
  83. Understanding the Behaviour of Dairy Cattle
  84. Genetic Variation in Immunity and Disease Resistance in Dairy Cows and Other Livestock
  85. Ensuring the Health and Welfare of Dairy Calves and Heifers
  86. Improving the Welfare of Lambs
  87. Welfare Issues Affecting Free-Range Laying Hens
  88. Broiler Breeding Flocks: Management and Animal Welfare
  89. Competitive Exclusion Treatment to Control Pathogens in Poultry
  90. Genetic Selection for Dairy Cow Welfare and Resilience to Climate Change
  91. Maintaining Sheep Flock Health: An Overview
  92. Validating Indicators of Sheep Welfare
  93. Managing Laying Hen Flocks With Intact Beaks
  94. Welfare of Laying Hens: An Overview
  95. Dairy Herd Health Management: An Overview
  96. Management of Dairy Cows in Transition and at Calving
  97. Ensuring the Welfare of Culled Dairy Cows During Transport and Slaughter
  98. Beak Trimming of Laying Hens: Welfare Costs and Benefits
  99. Developments in Humane Slaughtering Techniques for Poultry
  100. Leg Disorders in Poultry: Bacterial Chondronecrosis With Osteomyelitis (BCO)
  101. Maintaining the Health of Laying Hens
  102. Thermal Adaptation and Tolerance of Poultry
  103. Welfare Standards for Laying Hens
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  • Lotta Rydhmer, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
  • Jan Shearer, Iowa State University, USA
  • John F. Mee, Teagasc, Ireland
  • Dominic Wright and Rie Henriksen, IFM Biology – Linköping University, Sweden
  • Christina Rufener, University of California-Davis, USA; and Michael J. Toscano, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Nienke van Staaveren and Alexandra Harlander, University of Guelph, Canada
  • Linda Keeling, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
  • Leonie Jacobs, Virginia Tech, USA; and Frank A. M. Tuyttens, Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO) and Ghent University, Belgium
  • Dorothy McKeegan, Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK; and Jessica Martin, The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Elske N. de Haas, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
  • Gina Caplen, University of Bristol, UK
  • Marian Stamp Dawkins and Elizabeth Rowe, University of Oxford, UK
  • Dana L. M. Campbell, CSIRO, Australia; and Marisa A. Erasmus, Purdue University, USA
  • Lars Schrader and Julia Malchow, Institute of Animal Welfare and Animal Husbandry – Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Germany
  • Rafael Freire, Charles Sturt University, Australia
  • Inma Estevez, Neiker-Tecnalia Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development and IKERBASQUE, Basque Foundation for Science, Spain
  • Ian J. H. Duncan, University of Guelph, Canada
  • Birte L. Nielsen, INRAE, France
  • Ingrid C. de Jong, Wageningen Livestock Research, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands
  • Victoria Sandilands, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), UK
  • S. Aditya, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria and Brawijaya University, Indonesia; and E. Humer and Q. Zebeli, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
  • Anja Brinch Riber, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Xiaofan Wang and Jiangchao Zhao, University of Arkansas, USA
  • Jeferson M. Lourenço, Darren S. Seidel and Todd R. Callaway, University of Georgia, USA
  • Dana Dittoe and Steven C. Ricke, University of Arkansas, USA; and Aaron Kiess, Mississippi State University, USA
  • Osman Yasir Koyun and Todd R. Callaway, University of Georgia, USA
  • Raveendra R. Kulkarni, North Carolina State University, USA; Khaled Taha-Abdelaziz, University of Guelph, Canada and Beni-Suef University, Egypt; and Bahram Shojadoost, Jake Astill and Shayan Sharif, University of Guelph, Canada
  • Michael D. Cressman, The Ohio State University, USA; Jannigje G. Kers, Utrecht University, The Netherlands; and Lingling Wang and Zhongtang Yu, The Ohio State University, USA
  • E. David Peebles, Mississippi State University, USA
  • Ruediger Hauck, Auburn University, USA; and Lisa Bielke and Zhongtang Yu, The Ohio State University, USA
  • Steven C. Ricke, University of Arkansas, USA
  • Jana Seifert and Bruno Tilocca, University of Hohenheim, Germany
  • Divek V. T. Nair, Grace Dewi and Anup Kollanoor-Johny, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Steven C. Ricke, University of Arkansas, USA
  • Guillermo Tellez and Juan D. Latorre, University of Arkansas, USA; Margarita A. Arreguin-Nava, Eco-Bio LLC, USA; and Billy M. Hargis, University of Arkansas, USA
  • Paul Iji, Fiji National University, Fiji Islands and University of New England, Australia; Apeh Omede, University of New England, Australia and Kogi State University, Nigeria; Medani Abdallh, University of New England, Australia and University of Khartoum, Sudan; and Emmanuel Ahiwe, University of New England, Australia and Federal University of Technology – Owerri, Nigeria
  • Guillermo Tellez and Juan D. Latorre, University of Arkansas, USA; Margarita A. Arreguin-Nava, Eco-Bio LLC, USA; and Billy M. Hargis, University of Arkansas, USA
  • Steven C. Ricke, University of Arkansas, USA
  • Ryan J. Arsenault, University of Delaware, USA
  • Michael H. Kogut, USDA-ARS, USA
  • Robert Moore, RMIT University, Australia
  • Mette Vaarst, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Carla Correia-Gomes, Scotland’s Rural College, UK
  • Paul H. Hemsworth, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Dominiek Maes, Jeroen Dewulf, Filip Boyen and Freddy Haesebrouck, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Alejandro Ramirez, Iowa State University, USA
  • Susanne Støier, Leif Lykke and Lars O. Blaabjerg, Danish Meat Research Institute – Danish Technological Institute, Denmark
  • Mick Bailey, Emily Porter and Ore Francis, University of Bristol, UK
  • Silvana Pietrosemoli and James T. Green, North Carolina State University, USA
  • Jennifer M. Young, North Dakota State University, USA
  • Simon P. Turner and Richard B. D’Eath, Scotland’s Rural College, UK
  • Sandra Edwards, University of Newcastle, UK
  • Jonathan Amory, Writtle University College, UK; and Nina Wainwright, British Pig Executive (BPEX), UK
  • Arlene Garcia and John J. McGlone, Texas Tech University, USA
  • Francesca Chianini, Moredun Research Institute, UK
  • P. H. Hemsworth and E. C. Jongman, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • A. L. Ridler and K. J. Griffiths, Massey University, New Zealand
  • W. E. Pomroy, Massey University, New Zealand
  • Gary Entrican and Sean Wattegedera, Moredun Research Institute, UK
  • R. Nowak, INRA/Université de Tours, France
  • Inma Estevez, Neiker-Tecnalia and Ikerbasque (The Basque Foundation for Science), Spain ; and Ruth C. Newberry , Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
  • Peter Groves, University of Sydney, Australia
  • M. S. Lilburn and R. Shanmugasundaram, Ohio State University, USA
  • T. B. Rodenburg, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • B. M. Hargis and G. Tellez, University of Arkansas, USA; and L. R. Bielke, Ohio State University, USA
  • Brian Fairchild, University of Georgia, USA
  • Brian Jordan, University of Georgia, USA
  • Larry McDougald, University of Georgia, USA
  • K. Schwean-Lardner and T. G. Crowe, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Rami A. Dalloul, Virginia Tech, USA
  • M. M. Makagon and R. A. Blatchford , University of California-Davis, USA
  • Venugopal Nair, Pirbright Institute, UK
  • P. Moroni, Cornell University, USA and Universit à degli Studi di Milano, Italy; F. Welcome, Cornell University, USA; and M.F. Addis, Porto Conte Ricerche, Italy
  • Alexander C. O. Evans, University College Dublin, Ireland; and Shenming Zeng, China Agriculture University, China
  • Wendela Wapenaar, Simon Archer and John Remnant, University of Nottingham, UK; and Alan Murphy, Minster Veterinary Practice, UK
  • Gregory B. Penner, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Jeffrey Rushen, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan Hultgren, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
  • Nick Bell, The Royal Veterinary College, UK
  • Jacqueline B. Matthews, Moredun Research Institute, UK
  • David C. Barrett, Kristen K. Reyher, Andrea Turner and David A. Tisdall, University of Bristol, UK
  • Anusha Bulumulla, Mi Zhou and Le Luo Guan, University of Alberta, Canada
  • C. J. C. Phillips, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Michael Stear, Karen Fairlie-Clarke, and Nicholas Jonsson, University of Glasgow, UK; Bonnie Mallard, University of Guelph, Canada; and David Groth, Curtin University, Australia
  • Emily Miller-Cushon, University of Florida, USA; Ken Leslie and Trevor DeVries, University of Guelph, Canada
  • K. Stafford, Massey University, New Zealand
  • Dana L.M. Campbell, University of New England and CSIRO, Australia, Sarah L, Lambton, University of Bristol, UK, Isabelle Ruhnke, University of New England, Australia and Claire A. Weeks, University of Bristol, UK
  • Ingrid C. de Jong and Rick A. van Emous, Wageningen Livestock Research, The Netherlands
  • Carita Schneitz, Finland; and Martin Wierup, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden
  • Jennie E. Pryce, Agriculture Victoria and La Trobe University, Australia; and Yvette de Haas, Wageningen UR, The Netherlands
  • Neil Sargison, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • N.J. Beausoleil and D.J. Mellor, Massey University, New Zealand
  • Thea van Niekerk, Wageningen Livestoch Research, The Netherlands
  • Tina Widowski, Teresa Casey-Trott, Michelle Hunniford and Krysta Morrissey, University of Guelph, Canada
  • Jonathan Statham, Bishopton Veterinary Group and RAFT Solutions Ltd, UK
  • Kenneth Nordlund, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Carmen Gallo and Ana Strappini, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile
  • Dorothy McKeegan, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Andy Butterworth, University of Bristol, UK
  • Robert F. Wideman, Jr., University of Arkansas, USA
  • Richard M. Fulton, Michigan State University, USA
  • Shlomo Yahav, Institute of Animal Science, ARO, Israel
  • Andy Butterworth, University of Bristol, UK
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