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Toys, mingling and driving reduce exitability in pigs
Author(s):Curtis, S. E.; Taylor, I. A.; Grandin, T.
The purpose of this experiment was to determine if environmental enrichment would produce calmer, less excitable pigs.
How people with autism think
This chapter is divided into five sections: Autism Subtypes, Visual Thinking, Implications of Visual Thinking, Emotions and Empathy, and Sensory Problems and Attention. The first section discusses possible subtypes of ...
Religious slaughter and animal welfare : a discussion for meat scientists
Author(s):Regenstein, J. M. (Joe M.); Grandin, Temple
Restraint of livestock
During twenty years of work on livestock handling and design of restraining devices for animals I have observed that many people attempt to restrain animals with sheer force instead of using behavioral principles. Improvements ...
Animal welfare in slaughter plants
There are five basic causes of animal welfare problems in slaughter plants: 1. Poorly designed or improper stunning and handling equipment. 2. Distractions which impede animal movement, such as sparkling reflections on a ...
Bruise levels on fed and non-fed cattle
Soil water study of a shortgrass prairie ecosytem, Pawnee Site
Author(s):Galbraith, Alan Farwell, 1934-; U.S. International Biological Program. Grasslands Biome
Preliminary bird population dynamics and biomass model, A
Author(s):Swartzman, G. L. (Gordon L.); U.S. International Biological Program. Grasslands Biome
In this paper a preliminary model for the population and biomass change over time is given for bird populations. The interaction between biologist and modeler in the development of the model and its parameters is emphasized. ...
Summary report on initial small-herbivorous-mammal modeling efforts, Pawnee Site, Grasslands Biome
Author(s):Gross, Jack E.; Walters, Carl J. 1944-; U.S. International Biological Program. Grasslands Biome
Use of tracers and computer simulation techniques to assess mineralization and immobilization of soil nitrogen
Author(s):Paul, Eldor A.; Juma, N. G.
The objectives of this investigation were to develop and test concepts of microbial growtth and decay in soil and to study the mineralization and inmobilization of soil N using tracer and computer simulation techniques.