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Domestic animal behaviour and welfare
D.M. Broom, A.F. Fraser.
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks SF756.7 .B76 2007 (Browse Shelf) Available
  Stacks SF756.7 .B76 2007 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9781845932879 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1845932870 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781845932886 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 1845932889 (e-book)
  • OCLC Number: 123766876
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-411) and indexes.
Table of Contents

Describing, recording and measuring behaviour -- Experience, learning and behaviour development -- Motivation -- Evolution and optimality -- Welfare assessment -- Behaviour towards predators and social attackers -- Feeding -- Body care -- Locomotion and space occupied -- Exploration -- Spacing behaviour -- Rest and sleep -- General social behaviour -- Human-domestic animal interactions -- Seasonal and reproductive behaviour -- Sexual behaviour -- Foetal and parturient behaviour -- Maternal and neonatal behaviour -- Juvenile and play behaviour -- Handling, transport and humane control of domestic animals -- Welfare and behaviour in relation to disease -- Abnormal behaviour 1 : stereotypes -- Abnormal behaviour 2 : self-directed and environment-directed -- Abnormal behaviour 3 : addressed to another animal -- Abnormal behaviour 4 : failure of function --Abnormal behaviour 5 : anomalous reactivity -- The welfare of cattle -- The welfare of pigs -- The welfare of poultry -- The welfare of farmed and pet fish -- The welfare of animals kept for fur production -- The welfare of horses and other equids -- The welfare of farmed and pet rabbits -- The welfare of dogs -- The welfare of cats.