The Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare (BOK)

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The practical focus of this authoritative, comprehensive encyclopedia aims to promote the understanding and improvement of animals' behaviour without compromising welfare. Under the editorial direction of Professor Daniel S. Mills, the UK's first specialist in veterinary behavioural medicine, over 180 international experts have contributed a wealth of fully cross-referenced entries from concise definitions to detailed short essays on biological, practical, clinical and ethical aspects of behaviour and welfare in domestic, exotic, companion and zoo animals. In this title, over 900 fully cross-referenced entries arranged alphabetically. It features various references and lists of further reading. It is illustrated with photos and diagrams. It also features editorial team of 7 expert subject editors and over 180 contributing authors from all areas of the field. Sample entries of this title include: Abandoned Animals; Breeding; Central Nervous System; Confinement; Dominance; Environment; Feeding; Grazing Behaviour; Hierarchy; Immune Systems; Laying Hen Housing; Maternal Behaviour; Nursing; Operant Tests; Parental Behaviour; Rearing Environment; Sexual Behaviour; Slaughter; Transport; Ultrasound; Vision; Wildlife Management; and, Zoo.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2010 Forlag
ISBN 9780851997247 Antall sider 704
Dimensjoner 21,9cm x 27,6cm x 4,5cm Vekt 2640 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Daniel S. Mills
Emner og form Animal behaviour, Animals & society, Animal husbandry, Encyclopaedias & reference works

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