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  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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping Univeristy Electronic Press

    Author : Henrik Lerner; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Concept; concept formation; welfare; definition; health; legislation; natural behaviour; role for animals; science of animal health and welfare; veterinary medicine; well-being; begrepp; begreppsbildning; djurs roller; hälsa; lagstiftning; naturligt beteende; veterinärmedicin; välbefinnande; välfärd;

    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. Orthopaedic health, conformation and longevity in riding horses

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping Univeristy Electronic Press

    Author : Lina Jönsson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Soundness and longevity of the riding horse play a central role for animal welfare, sport performance and horse owner economy. Routine registration of health traits in horses is rare. Thus, knowledge of genetic variation in health of horses and long term effects on longevity is scarce. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dexamethasone in horses

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping Univeristy Electronic Press

    Author : Carl Ekstrand; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; 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

  4. 4. Welfare, performance and emissions in a stationary housing system for organic growing-finishing pigs

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping Univeristy Electronic Press

    Author : Anne-Charlotte Olsson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : High standards of animal welfare and health and providing animals with a natural environment and organic feed are primary objectives in organic pig farming. However, housing solutions in organic pig farming are not uniform. READ MORE

  5. 5. Milk removal

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping Univeristy Electronic Press

    Author : Sabine Ferneborg; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Milk from dairy cows is a staple dietary component for humans all over the world. Regardless of whether milk is consumed in its purest, unaltered form or as high-end products such as fine cheese or ice cream, it needs to be of high quality when taken from the cow, produced at a low price and produced in a system that consider aspects such as animal health, animal welfare and sustainability. READ MORE