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The welfare of sheep

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Published by Springer in [Dordrecht] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sheep,
  • Animal welfare

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] Cathy M. Dwyer.
    SeriesAnimal welfare -- v. 6
    ContributionsDwyer, Cathy M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF375 .W386 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 366 p. :
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23223238M
    ISBN 101402085524, 1402085532
    ISBN 109781402085529, 9781402085536
    LC Control Number2008927061

    Animal Welfare VOLUME 6 Series Editor Clive Phillips, Professor of Animal Welfare, Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Au. Caring for Sheep & Goats This gives more details about the legal requirements for those keeping sheep. Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock: Sheep. Farm Animal Welfare Committee FAWC advises the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the devolved administrations in Scotland and Wales on the welfare of.

    Note: Farm Biosecurity does not sell or distribute printed copies of any of the Declarations (formerly Animal Health Statements) below. For SA-based sheep producers looking to order a Sheep Health Declaration booklet, please contact your nearest PIRSA office. The Care and Welfare of Sick and Injured Animals. It is the duty of sheep farmers, shepherds or anyone who has charge of sheep to identify sick or injured animals promptly and to give appropriate treatment immediately or obtain veterinary advice as soon as possible.

    RSPCA Welfare standards for sheep (i) June Introduction The RSPCA Welfare standards for sheep have been developed to provide the only RSPCA-approved scheme for the rearing, handling, transport and slaughter of sheep. They take account of legislation, government welfare codes, scientific research, veterinary advice, recommendations of the. Abstract. Sheep are often kept on marginal lands and inadequate nutrition is therefore a common problem that affects their welfare. Their digestive system, which utilises a complex microflora in a large fermentation chamber to extract nutrients from low quality forages, is robust against short-term deprivation of energy and protein : James P Hogan, Clive J. C. Phillips, S. Agenas.


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