9781780645636-1780645635-Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare

ISBN-13: 9781780645636
ISBN-10: 1780645635
Edition: 5
Author: Broom, Donald M., Fraser, Andrew F.
Publication date: 2015
Publisher: CABI
Format: Paperback 472 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781780645636
ISBN-10: 1780645635
Edition: 5
Author: Broom, Donald M., Fraser, Andrew F.
Publication date: 2015
Publisher: CABI
Format: Paperback 472 pages

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Acknowledged authors Broom, Donald M., Fraser, Andrew F. wrote Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare comprising 472 pages back in 2015. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1780645635 and 9781780645636. Since then Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 6.51 or rent at the marketplace.

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Humans have a natural interest in animals; through a long history of domestication, they have become tools, a food source, and even friends. Behavior is a significant indicator of animal health and well-being, and understanding this behavior is therefore the key to good management. Covering all aspects of animal behavior, including its relation to welfare for companion animals, farm animals, and farmed fish, this book reviews development, socialization, locomotion, reproduction, and more. It takes a comprehensive approach to the subject, featuring a section of chapters addressing common abnormal behaviors and examining some animals, such as rabbits, from both a pet and farm perspective.

Now in its fifth edition, Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare includes new chapters detailing the welfare of sheep, goats, and exotic pets and welfare in relation to genetic selection and modification. Animal behavior and welfare sciences are now core topics for agriculture and veterinary students, with courses and research opportunities in this field growing world-wide. Fully updated and featuring new photographs, this indispensable textbook provides a student-friendly guide to the major themes of animal behavior and welfare.

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