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The study of attitudes towards farm animals and education about farm animals has seen many recent developments (Aguirre & Orihuela, 2010 ; Jamieson et al., 2012 ; Nicoll, Trifone, & Samuels, 2008 ) due to the importance that consumers place on the welfare of animals (Prickett, Norwood, & Lusk

In: Society & Animals
Author: Steven Tauber

Introduction Since the 1970s, the modern animal welfare movement has sought to improve the conditions of nonhuman animals, and chief among the movement’s concerns has been the treatment of farm animals. By the 1980s, public awareness of farm animal welfare grew gradually, and activists began

In: Society & Animals

Many studies have addressed stakeholders’—including adult consumers’—views of, and concerns about, farm animal welfare (e.g., European Commission, 2007; Verbeke, 2009 ). For farmed animals, it is the consumer’s purchases of animal products like meat, milk, or eggs that can substantially affect

In: Society & Animals
Author: P.R. Wiepkema

ABNORMAL BEHAVIOURS IN FARM ANIMALS: ETHOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS by P. R. WIEPKEMA (Dept. Animal Husbandry and Ethology, Wageningen, Agricultural Universiy, "Zodiac", Marijkeweg 40, 6709 PG Wageningen, The Netherlands) SUMMARY In the Netherlands enormous numbers of farm animals are kept in so

In: Netherlands Journal of Zoology

objective of this paper is to clarify the relationship between animal welfare and joy in a legal context and to indicate whether this relation is well represented in the legal framework for the protection of farm animals. Two legal texts are analyzed in more detail: the German animal protection law ( gapl

In: Society & Animals

Zealand is typical of the Western countries referred to by Buller and Morris when they describe the hybrid features of farm animals: “[W]hile postmodernity has encouraged us to see the individuality and subjectivity of non-humans as beings, modernity continues to put them on our plates as meat” (Buller

In: Society & Animals

. AAI with farm animals is a major part of so-called Green care , a European concept comprising different varieties of services that take place at ordinary farms in collaboration with health-care institutions or institutions responsible for social security (Sempik, Hine, & Wilcox, 2010 ). These

In: Society & Animals
Author: Ariel Tsovel

Ariel Tsovel 1 What Can a Farm Animal Biography Accomplish? The Case of Portrait of a Burger as a Young Calf ABSTRACT Agricultural repor ts and guides, nonhuman animal welfare stud- ies, and animal rights repor ts attempt to document and convey the condition of nonhuman animals in agriculture

In: Society & Animals
In: Animals at work

. , finally, treats farm animals solely as a food source. Keywords activism, animal, documentary, nonhuman Introduction The Cove, Mine , and Food, INC. are part of a recent upswing in activist documentaries. The degree to which each focuses on human-nonhuman animal relations varies, as does the degree to

In: Society & Animals