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Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare
Mench, Joy (Editor)

Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare fully explores developments in the key areas of agricultural animal welfare assessment and improvement. Analyzing current topical issues, as well as reviewing the historical welfare issues, the volume is a comprehensive review of the field.

Divided into five sections, the book opens in Part One by reviewing advances in animal welfare science, examining cognitive psychology, genetics and genomics. Part Two then looks at transdisciplinary research in animal welfare, with coverage of bioethics, welfare and sustainability from both environmental and food safety perspectives. Part Three explores the process of translating science into policy and practice, followed by discussion on the global achievability of welfare standards in Part Four. Finally, Part Five highlights some emerging issues in agricultural animal welfare.

This book is an essential part of the wider ranging series Advances in Farm Animal Welfare, with coverage of cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry and aquaculture. With its expert editor and international team of contributors, Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare is a key reference tool for welfare research scientists and students, practicing vets involved in welfare assessment, and indeed anyone with a professional interest in the welfare of agricultural animals.

  • Provides in-depth reviews of emerging topics, research and applications in agricultural animal welfare
  • Provides coverage of topics important to all agricultural animals and complements the wider series, Agricultural Animal Welfare, which will provide comprehensive coverage of animal welfare of the world's major farmed animals
  • Edited by a world leading animal welfare academic, with contributions from a writing team of both leading academics and practitioners


    008101215

    Price: $200.00
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    Advances in Poultry Welfare ( Herd and Flock Welfare )
    Mench, Joy (Editor)

    Advances in Poultry Welfare provides a targeted overview of contemporary developments in poultry welfare. The reviews in the volume address topical issues related to poultry welfare research and assessment, with a focus on identifying practical strategies for improvement as well as information gaps that remain to be filled.

    Part One provides an introduction to poultry production systems and gives a broad overview of current poultry welfare issues. Part Two moves on to review several aspects of poultry management, focusing on hatchery practices, early rearing, and slaughter. Part Three deals with welfare assessment on the farm, while Part Four explores continuing challenges, such as feather pecking and skeletal problems. This is followed in Part Five by a discussion of emerging issues, with chapters covering alternative parasite control methods, backyard poultry production, mass depopulation, and genetic approaches to reducing the impact of environmental stressors on welfare.

    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 editor and international team of contributors, Advances in Poultry 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 poultry.


    008100915

    Price: $175.00
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    Chronic Kidney Disease, an Issue of Veterinary Clinics
    Polzin, David J (Author), Cowgill, Larry D (Author)

    This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice focuses on Chronic Kidney Disease. Article topics include: New Biomarkers for Detecting Kidney Disease; Is Progressive CKD a Slow AKI?; Current Understanding of the Pathogenesis of Progressive CKD in Cats; Controversies; Update on Managing Feeding and Hydration in Dogs and Cats with CKD; Update on Phosphorous and Calcitriol Therapy; Update on Medical Management of Clinical Manifestations of CKD; and more!


    032347698

    Price: $98.99
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    Endoscopy for the Veterinary Technician
    Cox, Susan

    Endoscopy for the Veterinary Technician is a comprehensive resource for the proper care and handling of endoscopes and accompanying instrumentation for a variety of procedures.


    An inclusive reference on the proper care and handling of endoscopes and instrumentation

    Provides step-by-step details on a variety of endoscopic procedures, highlighting patient preparation, needed equipment, anesthesia, post-procedure care, and complications

    Offers numerous color images to help identify equipment and provide a visual guide to procedures

    Includes specific technician tips throughout the text
    111843445

    Price: $59.99
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    Equine Pharmacology, an Issue of Veterinary Clinics of NA
    Magdesian, K Gary (Author)

    This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Equine Practice focuses on Equine Pharmacology. Guest editor Dr. Gary Magdesian has assembled an expert team of authors on topics such as: Update on Anti-Inflammatories: NSAIDS; Update on Corticosteroids and Immune Suppressive Therapies;Antiherpetic Drugs; Update on R Equi Therapeutics; Update on Equine Protozoal Myloencephalitis Therapeutics; Update on Pain Management in Horses; Inhalational Therapies; Update on Therapeutics for Endocrine Disorders; Cardiovascular Therapies; Therapeutics for Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome; Neonatal Pharmacology; and Update on Compounding for the Equine Practitioner.


    032352437

    Price: $98.99
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    Fenner's Veterinary Virology (5TH ed.)
    Fenner's Veterinary Virology (5TH ed.)

    Fenner's Veterinary Virology, Fifth Edition, is a comprehensive reference of global importance that features coverage on viral agents, viral diseases of animals, and newly emerging viral zoonotic diseases. It is an excellent first port of call for researchers and students alike, presenting the fundamental principles of virology, virus structure, genome replication, and viral diseases, while also focusing on the topics' clinical aspects. Organized on a taxonomic basis, readers can quickly understand how the virus (or the viral diseases) fits into the bigger picture of the virus genus and family. The basic information about each virus, such as disease, transmission, control, and treatment are useful for veterinary students and clinicians for their practices in disease management and prevention.

    Revised and updated to include taxonomic organization changes and topical information
    Provides a comprehensive overview of viruses and viral diseases of veterinary significance
    Includes global contributions from thought leaders
    Emphasizes new and emerging viral diseases


    012800946

    Price: $130.00
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    FOWLER BIOLOGY MEDICINE S
    FOWLER BIOLOGY MEDICINE S
    081382846
    Price: $129.99
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    Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits (4TH ed.)
    Barthold, Stephen W (Author), Griffey, Stephen M (Author), Percy, Dean H (Author)

    Now in its fourth edition, Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits has become a standard text for veterinary pathologists, laboratory animal veterinarians, students, and others interested in these species. - The standard reference on the pathogenesis and cardinal diagnostic features of diseases of mice, rats, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, and rabbits

    - Expanded coverage of rabbit disease, normal anatomic features, and biology

    - Over 450 color photographs illustrating gross and microscopic pathology

    - Companion website offering images from the text in PowerPoint


    111882424
    Price: $149.99
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