Search for dissertations about: "science of animal health and welfare"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words science of animal health and welfare.

  1. 1. The Concepts of Health, Well-being and Welfare as Applied to Animals : A Philosophical Analysis of the Concepts with the Regard to the Differences Between Animals

    Author : Henrik Lerner; Lennart Nordenfelt; Stefan Gunnarsson; David Fraser; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Concept; concept formation; welfare; definition; health; legislation; natural behaviour; role for animals; science of animal health and welfare; veterinary medicine; well-being; begrepp; begreppsbildning; definition; djurs roller; hälsa; lagstiftning; naturligt beteende; veterinärmedicin; välbefinnande; välfärd; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : This thesis is an analysis of the use and definition of the concepts health, well-being and welfare within the field called “the science of animal health and welfare”. The materials used are a literature survey of the field, qualitative interviews with Swedish veterinary surgeons and a study of the concepts in legislation concerning animals in England, Germany and Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health and herd health planning in organic dairy herds

    Author : Karin Sjöström; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The status in European organic dairy production does not in all aspects, meet organic principles with regards to the aims of good animal welfare and health, and consumers’ expectations, and therefore needs to be improved. The aims of this thesis were to; assess the status of animal health in organic dairy herds; assess the structural characteristics, and their relation to implementation, of animal health plans; and to investigate a structured participatory and farm-centric approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. Refinement of porcine models in diabetes and transplantation research

    Author : Elin Manell; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Animal models are widely used in biomedical research aiming to prevent and improve treatments of diseases. The 3Rs (replace, reduce, refine) are considered when working with laboratory animals. Socialisation and training of pigs in research are important to avoid stress responses that could potentially affect research data. READ MORE

  4. 4. Priority setting strategies for regulatory testing of industrial chemicals

    Author : Anna Nordberg; Christina Rudén; Sven Ove Hansson; Nils Gunnar Lindquist; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; risk assessment; risk management; regulatory toxicology; test strategies; prioritisation; REACH; industrial chemicals; History of technology and industry; Teknik- och industrihistoria;

    Abstract : For the majority of the estimated 70,000 industrial chemical substances available on the European market today there is not enough information to enable a reasonably complete assessment of the risks that they might pose to man and the environment. Any strategy for the generation of additional data for these substances should aim at making testing as efficient as possible taking into account environmental and health protection, time, monetary cost and animal welfare. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dexamethasone in horses : safe usage from an anti-doping and medication perspective

    Author : Carl Ekstrand; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Equine athletes and companion horses are commonly treated with glucocorticoids such as dexamethasone. Care of sick or injured animals is vital for the animal welfare. To protect the integrity of equine sport, legal therapeutic substances are regulated during competition. READ MORE