Essays about: "ANIMALS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2392 essays containing the word ANIMALS.

  1. 1. Behavioural response in pigs at gas stunning in foam

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Madeleine Persson; [2024]
    Keywords : stunning methods; slaughter; animal welfare; carbon dioxide; high-expansion foam; nitrogen; argon;

    Abstract : There are several stunning methods used for the commercial slaughter of pigs. The two most common are electric stunning and stunning with carbon dioxide gas. It has been shown that there are several problems related to animal welfare in the stunning methods used today in commercial slaughter. READ MORE

  2. 2. En god djurvälfärd? : en litteraturstudie om vad som kan göras för att minska mjölkkors rädsla i samband med lastning och transport

    University essay from SLU/Institutionen för tillämpad husdjursvetenskap och välfärd

    Author : Cecilia Ansin; [2024]
    Keywords : Mjölkkor; rädsla; stress; lastning; transport; förebygga;

    Abstract : Rädda och stressade djur är inte välmående djur. Rädda mjölkkor kan reagera oförutsägbart och hastigt vilket gör att de kan vara farliga att hantera. Rädsla och stress hos mjölkkor kan orsaka fysiska skador, materiella skador och ekonomiska förluster. READ MORE

  3. 3. Seroprevalence of feline panleukopenia virus in domesticated cats in Maasai Mara, Kenya : a possible threat of transmission to wildlife?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Clara Björkholm; [2024]
    Keywords : feline panleukopenia virus; FPV; domestic cat; seroprevalence; Kenya; Maasai Mara; Mara North Conservancy; Mara Cat Project;

    Abstract : Feline panleukopenia virus (FPV) is a highly contagious virus that can stay stable in the environment for a long period of time. The virus can infect both domesticated cats, wild felids, and other wild animals. It has the highest morbidity and mortality rate in new-born and young kittens. READ MORE

  4. 4. In Defense of Consuming Animal Products : How Human Suffering Can Justify the Consumption of Animal Products in Developed Countries

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Dennis Magyari Djerdj; [2024]
    Keywords : Animal Ethics; Applied Ethics; Ethics; Veganism; Eating Meat; Animal Products; Consuming; Against Veganism; Defending Meat Consumption; Animal Welfare;

    Abstract : Within the area of animal ethics, there has been ongoing discussion around whether people in developed countries are justified in consuming animal based products or not, some argue that we are, and some argue that we aren't. In this paper I present a kind of middle-way position in response to the ongoing discussion, in which I argue that a decent chunk of a population in developed countries are justified in consuming certain animal products, but only so far as the exclusion of these animal based products would cause harm to the boycotter. READ MORE

  5. 5. The production of recombinant 6LZE_A and NS2B-NS3 in E. coli

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Bioteknik (master); Lunds universitet/Bioteknik (CI)

    Author : Raluca Svensson; [2024]
    Keywords : coronavirus; dengue; protease; pandemic; SARS-Cov-2; DENV; viral replication; proteins; Escherichia coli; DL-BAPNA; computational modeling; recombinant protein production; biotechnology; Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Even though the first coronavirus pandemic was registered in 1965, SARS-CoV-2 was better acknowledged when it caused the worldwide pandemic in 2019 in which millions of individuals lost their lives. Due to its facile way of spreading from one individual to another, the number of infected cases has gone up to more than 750 million to this day. READ MORE