The effects of land transport on animal welfare.

@article{Broom2005TheEO,
  title={The effects of land transport on animal welfare.},
  author={D. Broom},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={
          683-91
        }
}
  • D. Broom
  • Published 2005
  • Business, Medicine
  • Revue scientifique et technique
Animal welfare during and as a result of transport can be assessed by using a range of behavioural, physiological, pathological and carcass-quality indicators that are described in this paper. Measures of the extent of any disease, injury or mortality resulting from, or exacerbated by, transport are important because health is an important part of welfare. Many of the indicators are measures of stress as they involve long-term adverse effects on the individual. Factors affecting the welfare of… Expand
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