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Animal Welfare and Meat Production

Animal Welfare and Meat Production
 

Presents an understanding of the relationship between the welfare of major food animal species and their physiology, and the direct impact this has on meat quality. This book focuses on the research and developments and also looks into welfare in aquaculture.

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ISBN 9781845932152
Barcode 9781845932152
Published 12 March 2007 by Inbooks
Format Paperback, 2nd edition
Author(s) Edited by Gregory, Neville G.
Edited by Grandin, Temple
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ISBN-13 9781845932152
ISBN-10 1845932153
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Inbooks
Imprint CABI Publishing
Publication Date 12 March 2007
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, 2nd edition
Edition 2nd edition
Author(s) Edited by Gregory, Neville G.
Edited by Grandin, Temple
Category Animals & Society
Food Manufacturing & Related Industries
Food & Beverage Technology
Animal Husbandry
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 172mm
Height: 244mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 699g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Agriculture & Farming
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 636.0832
Catalogue Code 319535

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Animal welfare issues are becoming increasingly prominent in animal production, for both economic and moral reasons. This book presents a clear understanding of the relationship between the welfare of major food animal species and their physiology, and the direct impact this has on meat quality. This new edition focuses on recent research and developments and also looks into welfare in aquaculture.

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Author's Bio

is Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University. Dr. Grandin's work includes design of animal handling systems, research on livestock behaviour, and auditing animal welfare. She has visited 26 countries and has served on the OIE animal welfare ad hoc committee for slaughter. Her previous livestock books include Livestock Handling and Transport, Genetics and the Behavior of Domestic Animals and Humane Livestock Handling. Her popular press books on animal behaviour have been both U.S. and international bestsellers. Throughout her career, Dr. Grandin has worked to combine scientific research results with practical application in the field. In the North America half, the cattle are handled in equipment she designed for meat plants. She has received awards for her work on animal welfare from both the livestock industry and animal welfare NGOs. She has swards from The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, The American Meat Institute, American Society for Animal Science and the Humane Society of the U.S.

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