Understanding Animal Welfare: An Integrated Approach by Edward N. Eadie

By Edward N. Eadie

This e-book examines the contents, effect, and power of a private number of glossy books released during the last fifty years which have been proper to enhancing welfare. The works chosen contain 3 prior classics that frequently take care of animal experimentation and in depth farming, in addition to 5 that focus on particular topic components, particularly background, technological know-how, utilized ethics, politics and legislations, which are vital to retaining the welfare of animals opposed to pain inflicted through people. The books are prepared within the order in their booklet date, and for every one a number of similar works also are pointed out or mentioned. This assortment offers a large knowing of animal safety matters, and offers the required foundation for an educated and accomplished method of bettering the welfare of animals. The books chosen were influential they usually have the aptitude to enhance animal welfare within the future.

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Furthermore, a ban on the keeping of veal calves in narrow individual crates, already in force in Britain prior to 1990, was to extend to all member countries in the EU by 2007, and the confining of pregnant sows in individual crates, banned in Britain in 1998, was to apply throughout the EU from 2013, except for the initial 4 weeks of pregnancy. However, similar changes had not occurred in the USA (Singer 2002, pp. 2 of space per hen and both calves and sows continued to be kept in individual narrow crates or stalls.

Following these chapters on specific animal types and practices involved in intensively produced food, Harrison provides a powerful pictorial summary of the new factory farming, as well as (in contrast) of some traditional farming environments, in 24 photographic illustrations (Figs. 1–24) that are accompanied by appropriate explanations. These photographs reinforce in an appallingly graphic way the conditions of animals kept in the intensive farming situations described in the previous chapters.

An attempt to bring greater “humanity” into the actual conduct of animal experimentation was made by Russell and Burch (1959) in their celebrated book that proposed the Three Rs of replacement, reduction, and refinement. The Three Rs are now well known, and much has been done to implement them as described earlier. However, in order for the Three Rs to be fully effective: 1. All those involved in animal experimentation need to be well educated about the meaning of the Three Rs, have a compassionate attitude towards animals, and recognise the need to minimise their suffering.

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