Advances in Sheep Welfare Hardback
Edited by Drewe (Animal Food and Health Sciences (CAFHS) Theme, CSIRO, Australia) Ferguson, Caroline (Senior Researcher, Animal Food and Health Sciences (CAFHS) Theme, CSIRO, Australia) Lee, Andrew (Professor, Animal Welfare Science Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Austra Fisher
Part of the Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition series
Advances in Sheep Welfare examines the recent advances made in sheep welfare assessment, handling and management, providing state-of-the-art coverage of the welfare needs of one of the world's most widely farmed animals. The book begins with an introduction to sheep welfare in Part One, with chapters covering biology and natural behavior, sheep production systems, and consumer and societal expectations for sheep products.
Part Two goes on to highlight new advances in sheep welfare assessment, before Part Three outlines a wide range of solutions to sheep welfare challenges.
The final section looks ahead to the future, considering what sheep welfare will look like in 2030 and beyond. This book is an essential part of the wider ranging series Advances in Farm Animal Welfare, with coverage of cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry. With its expert editors and international team of contributors, Advances in Sheep Welfare is a key reference tool for welfare research scientists and students, veterinarians involved in welfare assessment, and indeed anyone with a professional interest in the welfare of sheep.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 318 pages
- Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
- Publication Date: 15/08/2017
- Category: Animal husbandry
- ISBN: 9780081007181