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A scientific conception of animal welfare that reflects ethical concerns.

@article{Fraser1997ASC,
  title={A scientific conception of animal welfare that reflects ethical concerns.},
  author={D. Fraser and D. Weary and E. Pajor and B. Milligan},
  journal={Animal Welfare},
  year={1997}
}
Scientific research on 'animal welfare' began because of ethical concerns over the quality of life of animals, and the public looks to animal welfare research for guidance regarding these concerns. The conception of animal welfare used by scientists must relate closely to these ethical concerns if the orientation of the research and the interpretation of the findings is to address them successfully. At least three overlapping ethical concerns are commonly expressed regarding the quality of life… Expand
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