The Importance of Ultra Violet Light in Birds
The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research AnimalsJohn Wiley & Sons. 2010. ISBN: 9781444318784,1444318780. 848 pages.
The seminal reference on the care of laboratory and captive animals, The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals is a must-have for anyone working in this field. The UFAW Handbook has been the definitive text since 1947. Written for an international audience, it contains contributions from experts from around the world. The book focuses on best practice principles throughout, providing comprehensive coverage, with all chapters being peer reviewed by...
Livestock HousingWageningen Academic Pub. 2017. ISBN: 9789086862177,9086862179. 491 pages.
Appropriate housing that promotes excellent health and high welfare for different livestock species is an essential aspect of sustainable animal production. The appropriate design of livestock buildings is a fast changing and ever improving professional endeavour. This book is set out to review the 'current best practice management' in relation to all key design elements of livestock buildings. It is important to manage these buildings correctly to generate environmental conditions that will...
Avian CognitionCRC Press. 2016. ISBN: 9781498748438,1498748430. 535 pages.
Unlike any other book, Avian Cognition thoroughly examines avian intelligence, behavior, and individuality. Preferences, choices, motivation, and habits of species, flocks, and individual birds are discussed and compared. This book investigates who birds are and why they do what they do. Daily, seasonal, and play activities, creativity, reasoning abilities, problem-solving skills, social interaction, life stages, and communication patterns are described, and a distinction is made between...