The development of on-farm welfare assessment protocols for foxes and mink: the WelFur project

@article{Mononen2012TheDO,
  title={The development of on-farm welfare assessment protocols for foxes and mink: the WelFur project},
  author={J. Mononen and S. M{\o}ller and S. W. Hansen and A. Hovland and T. Koistinen and L. Lidfors and J. Malmkvist and C. Vinke and L. Ahola},
  journal={Animal Welfare},
  year={2012},
  volume={21},
  pages={363-371}
}
The WelFur project aims at the development of on-farm welfare assessment protocols for farmed foxes (the blue fox [Vulpes lagopus], the silver fox [Vulpes vulpes]) and mink (Neovison vison). The WelFur protocols are based on Welfare Quality® (WQ) principles and criteria. Here, we describe the WelFur protocols after two years of developmental work. Reviews for each of the 12 WQ welfare criteria were written for foxes and mink to identify the welfare measures that have been used in scientific… Expand
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