Document Detail

Animal welfare: ethical aspects and practical considerations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2087445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The concern for food animal well-being is one of several serious issues facing intensive animal agriculture. This paper focuses on ethical concepts relevant to the treatment of farm animals and discusses the reasons for social attractiveness of animal welfare philosophy. It defines animal quality of life to be a function of satisfaction of animal needs and proposes longevity studies to assess how efficiently these needs are being satisfied in various production systems.
J F Hurnik
Related Documents :
16903785 - A distributed chemosensory circuit for oxygen preference in c. elegans.
4055615 - Overview of physical-chemical methods for determining aminoglycoside antibiotics in tis...
10212795 - Effects of long-term treatment with ethanol on the ultrastructure of the golden hamster...
20405415 - Using scientific evidence to inform public policy on the long distance transportation o...
8878305 - Encoding of tooth loads by human periodontal afferents and their role in jaw motor cont...
24301815 - Importance of lichen secondary products in food choice of two oribatid mites (acari) in...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Poultry science     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0032-5791     ISO Abbreviation:  Poult. Sci.     Publication Date:  1990 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-05-21     Completed Date:  1991-05-21     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401150     Medline TA:  Poult Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1827-34     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Animal Husbandry*
Animal Welfare*
Animals, Domestic*
Housing, Animal

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Effects of DDAVP on gender-specific verbal and visuospatial tasks in healthy young adults.
Next Document:  Oral rehydration therapy and broiler performance during summer growing conditions.