Offers a review of considerations relating to public and industry concerns about farm animal care and well-being, and includes an overview of historical aspects of the animal welfare issue. The text aims to help students understand principles of stress physiology, behaviour and environmental design for farm animals, and shows how these relate to the physical and mental states of animals, and their total well-being. It provides coverage of both theoretical and applied fundamentals in relation to physical, dietary and social needs of major species of farm animals.
1999. First edition, first printing. A very good ex-library copy. Lightly rubbed laminated boards. Minimal library marks only to the bottom edge of the text block and to the rear free endpaper. The contents are fine and unmarked. Scans available if required.