Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Animal Welfare

Edited by Muhammad Abubakar

National Veterinary Laboratory


It is vital to understand the recent perceptions in animal welfare and its implications in changing global scenarios. The introductory chapter to Animal Welfare provides concise details of the application of emerging these scenarios. The book is self-contained with everything needed to understand the importance of animal welfare and its perspectives. This is the first edition of the book so it covers the introductory level of topics, which are written specifically for veterinary students, classroom use, and practitioners who require more knowledge of animal welfare. The book contains sections on global perspectives, animal health and welfare, and husbandry and welfare. Each section comprises chapters from renowned experts in each area and gives readers a unique opportunity to explore the topic.

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Animal WelfareEdited by Muhammad Abubakar

Published: September 26th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.70919

ISBN: 978-1-78923-798-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-797-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-484-7

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

5716 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

10 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Animal Welfare—Global Perspective

By Muhammad Abubakar, Shumaila Manzoor and Abdullah Iqbal


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2. Welfare Indicators Correlated with Resistance to Disease: The Romanian Experience

By Silvana Popescu, Eva Diugan, Carmen Dana Sandru and Marina Spinu


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3. Health Assessments in Free-Ranging Sea Turtles: Perspective of Animal Welfare in Wildlife

By Eduardo Reséndiz and María Mónica Lara-Uc


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4. The Impact of Lameness on Dairy Cattle Welfare: Growing Need for Objective Methods of Detecting Lame Cows and Assessment of Associated Pain

By Siti Z. Ramanoon, Mohammed B. Sadiq, Rozaihan Mansor, Sharifah Salmah Syed-Hussain and Wan Mastura Shaik Mossadeq


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5. Welfare of Pet Birds and Potential Zoonoses

By Muhammad Asif Zahoor, Muhammad Kashif Zahoor, Abu Baker Siddique, Muhammad Shafique, Zeeshan Nawaz, Aysha Yasmin, Muhammad Fiaz Qamar and Muhammad Akbar Shahid


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6. Bovine Natural Taming

By Diogo G. Jayme, Nilson D. Oliveira, Cristiano G. Jayme, Lúcio C. Gonçalves, Joana R. Glória, Telma Martins, Ana Luiza C.C. Borges, Ricardo R. Silva and Vinicius S. Raposo


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7. Animal Welfare Considerations in Food-Producing Animals

By Oscar Madzingira


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