Essays about: "human-animal interaction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words human-animal interaction.

  1. 1. The impact of production system on animal welfare of cattle prior to slaughter : from loading on-farm to stunning at the slaughterhouse

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

    Author : Elin Johansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Animal Behaviour; Human-animal interaction; Protocol; Direct observations; Loading; Transport; Unloading; Driving race; Conventional; KRAV-certified;

    Abstract : The slaughter process, from loading the animals on the transport on-farm until stunning at the slaughterhouse, makes our production animals exposed to stressful situations and unknown environments. Animal welfare prior to slaughter has been questioned for several years and science behind how animal welfare is affected is lacking. READ MORE

  2. 2. How does different production systems affect the welfare status of pigs from farm to abattoir? : developing and evaluating animal welfare protocols

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

    Author : Julia Carlsson; [2022]
    Keywords : behaviour; direct observation; human-animal interaction; loading; unloading; lairage; driving race; slaughter;

    Abstract : The welfare of livestock animals is of great importance among Swedish citizens and has economical importance for the profitability of the pig production. On the day of slaughter, pigs are exposed to new environments and interactions that may compromise their welfare. There are different pig production systems in Sweden e.g. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social behaviour and sociability traits of dairy calves raised in a cow-calf contact system : cow-calf together project

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

    Author : Maria Mwebaza Nabukalu; [2021]
    Keywords : cow-calf contact system; socialization; animal welfare; sociality; sociability; dairy calves; affiliative and antagonistic behaviours;

    Abstract : Calves are usually separated from their dams a few hours after birth, placed in individual house pens, cages or hutches and fed on milk replacer. This system has many welfare and ethical implications on the dam and calf, especially as regards to their bonding and natural behaviours. READ MORE

  4. 4. Emotional resilience in humans as an effect of hippocampal pattern separation

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Thomas Wahlund; [2021]
    Keywords : Pattern separation; adult neurogenesis; mnemonic similarity task; anxiety; fear generalization;

    Abstract : Pattern separation is the means by which the brain discriminates similar experiences. It enables retrieval of individuated memories without confusing them with other memories. It is the reason one remembers where one parked the car today and does not mix it up with where one parked it previously. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adrenaline releases level on skin-to skin touches

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper

    Author : Maryan George; [2020]
    Keywords : Touches; fight or flight; adrenaline; indirect competitive ELISA; non-parametric test; human animal interaction; noradrenaline; and oxytocin.;

    Abstract : Human pleasant touches promote feelings of security, supportiveness, and wellbeing. Conversely, human unpleasant touches promote the body for either “fight or flight” or “short term acute stress” during emergencies, feeling of stress or danger. READ MORE