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Articles on the Use of Animals in Farming

This is a collection of articles on farming from the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science (JAAWS). JAAWS is the leading peer-reviewed journal on the science of animal welfare for veterinarians, scientists and public policy makers. It presents articles and reports on practices that demonstrably enhance the welfare of wildlife, companion animals and animals used in research, agriculture and zoos. To get access to the back issues of JAAWS, please join as a Scholar or Professional Member.

Miranda-de la Lama, G. C., Estévez-Moreno, L. X., Villarroel, M., Rayas-Amor, A. A., María, G. A., & Sepúlveda, W. S. (2019). Consumer Attitudes Toward Animal Welfare-Friendly Products and Willingness to Pay: Exploration of Mexican Market Segments. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 22(1), 13-25.

He, Y., Deen, J., Shurson, G. C., & Li, Y. Z. (2018). Behavioral indicators of slow growth in nursery pigs. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science21(4), 389-399.

Egbuniwe, I. C., Ayo, J. O., Kawu, M. U., & Mohammed, A. (2018). Behavioral and hematological responses of broiler chickens administered with betaine and ascorbic acid during hot-dry season. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science21(4), 334-346.

Fels, M., Lüthje, F., Faux-Nightingale, A., & Kemper, N. (2018). Use of space and behavior of weaned piglets kept in enriched two-level housing system. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(3), 267-282.

Ingle, H. D., Rice, C. A., Black, R. A., Childers, S. Z., Eberhart, N. L., Prado, M. E., & Krawczel, P. D. (2018). Effect of switch trimming on udder and teat hygiene of dairy cows. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(3), 239-243.

Heise, H., & Theuvsen, L. (2018). Citizens’ understanding of welfare of animals on the farm: An empirical study. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(2), 153-169.

Tyagi, R. K., & Singh, A. (2018). Case Study: Composite Material Yoke Versus Wooden Yoke for Bullocks’ Comfort. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(2), 103-107.

Pavlenko, A., Lidfors, L., Arney, D. R., Kaart, T., & Aland, A. (2018). Behavior and performance of dairy cows after transfer from tied to cubicle housing. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(1), 82-92.

Clarke, T., Pluske, J. R., Miller, D. W., Collins, T., & Fleming, P. A. (2018). Parity influences the demeanor of sows in group housing. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(1), 17-26.

Dalmau, A., Mainau, E., & Velarde, A. (2017). Reliability of Fear Assessment in Growing Pigs Exposed to a Novel Object Test in Commercial Conditions. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 20(3), 280-288.

Lemos Teixeira, D., Hötzel, M. J., Pinheiro Machado Filho, L. C., Cazale, J. D., & Enríquez-Hidalgo, D. (2017). Designing Better Water Troughs: Does Trough Color Influence Dairy Cows’ Preference?. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science20(2), 192-197.

Mulder, M., & Zomer, S. (2017). Dutch consumers’ willingness to pay for broiler welfare. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science20(2), 137-154.

Qekwana, D. N., McCrindle, C. M., Oguttu, J. W., Grace, D., & Cenci-Goga, B. T. (2017). Assessment of welfare issues during traditional slaughter of goats in Pretoria, South Africa. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science20(1), 34-41.

Musto, M., Cardinale, D., Lucia, P., & Faraone, D. (2016). Creating public awareness of how goats are reared and milk produced may affect consumer acceptability. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science19(3), 217-233.

Coleman, G., Jongman, E., Greenfield, L., & Hemsworth, P. (2016). Farmer and public attitudes toward lamb finishing systems. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science19(2), 198-209.

Cornale, P., Macchi, E., Renna, M., Prola, L., Perona, G., & Mimosi, A. (2016). Effect of cage type on fecal corticosterone concentration in buck rabbits during the reproductive cycle. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science19(1), 90-96.

Cutler, J. H., Shearer, J. K., Kelton, D. F., Cramer, G., Gorden, P. J., & Millman, S. T. (2015). An observational study of the effects of therapeutic hoof blocks on the locomotion, behavior, and production of healthy dairy cattle. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science18(4), 363-374.

Wickham, S. L., Collins, T., Barnes, A. L., Miller, D. W., Beatty, D. T., Stockman, C. A., … & Fleming, P. A. (2015). Validating the use of qualitative behavioral assessment as a measure of the welfare of sheep during transport. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science18(3), 269-286.

Gibson, T. J., Mason, C. W., Spence, J. Y., Barker, H., & Gregory, N. G. (2015). Factors affecting penetrating captive bolt gun performance. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science18(3), 222-238.

Schilling, A. K., Reese, S., Palme, R., Erhard, M., & Wöhr, A. C. (2015). Stress Assessment in Small Ruminants Kept on City Farms in Southern Germany. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science18(2), 119-132.

Ahsan, M., Hasan, B., Algotsson, M., & Sarenbo, S. (2014). Handling and welfare of bovine livestock at local abattoirs in Bangladesh. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science17(4), 340-353.

Palacios, C., & Abecia, J. A. (2014). Supernumerary teat removal can be avoided in dairy sheep. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science17(2), 178-182.

Chidgey, K. L., Morel, P. C., & Barugh, I. W. (2013). The welfare and productivity of dry sows in different group housing systems in New Zealand. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science16(2), 150-167.

Kȩdzierski, W., & Pluta, M. (2013). The welfare of young Polish Konik horses subjected to agricultural workload. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science16(1), 35-46.

Dijkstra, C., Veermäe, I., Praks, J., Poikalainen, V., & Arney, D. R. (2012). Dairy cow behavior and welfare implications of time waiting before entry into the milking parlor. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science15(4), 329-345.

Minka, S. N., & Ayo, J. O. (2012). Hydration state of goats transported by road for 12 hours during the hot-dry conditions and the modulating role of ascorbic acid. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science15(3), 272-288.

Kanaan, V. T., Lay Jr, D. C., Richert, B. T., & Pajor, E. A. (2012). Increasing the frequency of co-mingling piglets during the lactation period alters the development of social behavior before and after weaning. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science15(2), 163-180.

Bayer, D. M., Mohan, K., Jayakumar, K., Manafi, M., & Pavithra, B. H. (2012). Simple Cannulation Procedure for Serial Blood Sampling Through Cutaneous Ulnar Vein in Chickens. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science15(1), 91-100.

Tuunainen, P., Valaja, J., Valkonen, E., & Hepola, H. (2012). Using conjoint analysis to weight broiler welfare variables based on slaughterhouse data. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science15(1), 70-79.

Houe, H., Sand⊘ e, P., & Thomsen, P. T. (2011). Welfare assessments based on lifetime health and production data in Danish dairy cows. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science14(3), 255-264.

Patterson-Kane, E. G., Kirkden, R. D., & Pajor, E. A. (2011). Measuring motivation in swine: the food-metric scale. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science14(3), 175-186.

Miranda-de la Lama, G. C., Sepúlveda, W. S., Villarroel, M., & María, G. A. (2011). Livestock vehicle accidents in Spain: causes, consequences, and effects on animal welfare. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science14(2), 109-123.

Seibert, L., & Norwood, F. B. (2011). Production costs and animal welfare for four stylized hog production systems. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science14(1), 1-17.

Morris, J. E., Fisher, A. D., Doyle, R. E., & Bush, R. D. (2010). Determination of sheep learning responses to a directional audio cue. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science13(4), 347-360.

Shields, S. J., & Raj, A. B. M. (2010). A critical review of electrical water-bath stun systems for poultry slaughter and recent developments in alternative technologies. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science13(4), 281-299.

Sutherland, M. A., Bryer, P. J., Davis, B. L., & McGlone, J. J. (2010). A multidisciplinary approach to assess the welfare of weaned pigs during transport at three space allowances. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science13(3), 237-249.

Chapinal, N., Ruiz-De-La-Torre, J. L., Cerisuelo, A., Gasa, J., Baucells, M. D., & Manteca, X. (2010). Aggressive behavior in two different group-housing systems for pregnant sows. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science13(2), 137-153.

Dixon, L. M., & Duncan, I. J. (2010). Changes in substrate access did not affect early feather-pecking behavior in two strains of laying hen chicks. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science13(1), 1-14.

Duffield, T. F., Leslie, K. E., Lissemore, K. D., & Millman, S. T. (2009). Research and teaching of dairy cattle well being: finding synergy between ethology and epidemiology. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science12(2), 132-142.

Barnett, J. L., & Hemsworth, P. H. (2009). Welfare monitoring schemes: using research to safeguard welfare of animals on the farm. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science12(2), 114-131.

Main, D. C. (2009). Application of welfare assessment to commercial livestock production. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science12(2), 97-104.

Ishiwata, T., Uetake, K., Eguchi, Y., & Tanaka, T. (2008). Function of tongue-playing of cattle in association with other behavioral and physiological characteristics. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(4), 358-367.

Krawczel, P. D., Friend, T. H., & Archer, G. S. (2008). Behavior of lambs in rest pens during long-distance transport. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(4), 337-345.

Chapinal, N., Ruiz-de-la-Torre, J. L., Cerisuelo, A., Baucells, M. D., Gasa, J., & Manteca, X. (2008). Feeder use patterns in group-housed pregnant sows fed with an unprotected electronic sow feeder (Fitmix). Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(4), 319-336.

Candiani, D., Salamano, G., Mellia, E., Doglione, L., Bruno, R., Toussaint, M., & Gruys, E. (2008). A combination of behavioral and physiological indicators for assessing pig welfare on the farm. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(1), 1-13.

Ishiwata, T., Uetake, K., Kilgour, R. J., Eguchi, Y., & Tanaka, T. (2007). Oral behaviors of beef steers in pen and pasture environments. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science10(2), 185-192.

Dixon, G., Green, L. E., & Nicol, C. J. (2006). Effect of diet change on the behavior of chicks of an egg-laying strain. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science9(1), 41-58.

McCowan, B., Schrader, J., DiLorenzo, A. M., Cardona, C., & Klingborg, D. (2006). Effects of induced molting on the well-being of egg-laying hens. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science9(1), 9-23.

Anil, L., Anil, S. S., & Deen, J. (2005). Pain detection and amelioration in animals on the farm: issues and options. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science8(4), 261-278.

Rodenburg, T. B., Tuyttens, F. A., Sonck, B., De Reu, K., Herman, L., & Zoons, J. (2005). Welfare, health, and hygiene of laying hens housed in furnished cages and in alternative housing systems. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science8(3), 211-226.

Wilson, S. C., Dobos, R. C., & Fell, L. R. (2005). Spectral analysis of feeding and lying behavior of cattle kept under different feedlot conditions. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science8(1), 13-24.

Rodarte, L. F., Ducoing, A., Galindo, F., Romano, M. C., & Valdez, R. A. (2004). The effect of environmental manipulation on behavior, salivary cortisol, and growth of piglets weaned at 14 days of age. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science7(3), 171-179.

Anderson, U. S., Maple, T. L., & Bloomsmith, M. A. (2004). A close keeper–nonhuman animal distance does not reduce undesirable behavior in contact yard goats and sheep. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science7(1), 59-69.

Young, R. J., & Lawrence, A. B. (2003). Do domestic pigs in controlled environments contrafreeload?. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science6(4), 309-318.

Appleby, M. C. (2003). The European Union ban on conventional cages for laying hens: History and prospects. Journal of applied animal welfare science6(2), 103-121.

Galindo, F., & Broom, D. M. (2002). The effects of lameness on social and individual behavior of dairy cows. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science5(3), 193-201.

Reinhardt, V. (2002). Artificial weaning of calves: benefits and costs. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science5(3), 247-251.

Powell, D. M., & Monfort, S. L. (2001). Assessment: effects of porcine zona pellucida immunocontraception on estrous cyclicity in feral horses. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science4(4), 271-284.

Carbajal, S., & Orihuela, A. (2001). Minimal number of conspecifics needed to minimize the stress response of isolated mature ewes. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science4(4), 249-255.

Rushen, J. (2001). Assessing the welfare of dairy cattle. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science4(3), 223-234.

Duncan, I. J. (2001). Animal welfare issues in the poultry industry: is there a lesson to be learned?. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science4(3), 207-221.

Thompson, P. B. (2001). Animal welfare and livestock production in a postindustrial milieu. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science4(3), 191-205.

Serpell, J. A., & Parsons, T. D. (2001). Introduction: Food Animal Husbandry and the New Millennium. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science4(3), 169-173.

Fraser, D. (2001). Farm animal production: changing agriculture in a changing culture. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science4(3), 175-190.

Sanotra, G. S., Lawson, L. G., Vestergaard, K. S., & Thomsen, M. G. (2001). Influence of stocking density on tonic immobility, lameness, and tibial dyschondroplasia in broilers. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science4(1), 71-87.

Aguirre, V., & Orihuela, A. (2000). Effect of work experience and position in the plow harness on some physiological parameters of horses under field conditions. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science3(3), 231-238.

Gregory, N., & Shaw, F. (2000). Penetrating captive bolt stunning and exsanguination of cattle in abattoirs. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science3(3), 215-230.

Cloutier, S., Weary, D. M., & Fraser, D. (2000). Can ambient sound reduce distress in piglets during weaning and restraint?. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science3(2), 107-116.

Scott, S. L. (2000). Animal Welfare and Meat Science. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science3(1), 71-73.

Lay Jr, D. C., Haussmann, M. F., & Daniels, M. J. (2000). Hoop housing for feeder pigs offers a welfare-friendly environment compared to a nonbedded confinement system. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science3(1), 33-48.

Goonewardene, L. A., Price, M. A., Stookey, J. M., Day, P. A., & Minchau, G. (2000). Handling, electric goad, and head restraint: effects on calves’ behavior. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science3(1), 5-22.

Robert, S., Weary, D. M., & Gonyou, H. (1999). Segregated early weaning and welfare of piglets. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science2(1), 31-40.

Newberry, R. C., Webster, A. B., Lewis, N. J., & Van Arnam, C. (1999). Management of spent hens. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science2(1), 13-29.

Andrews, A. H. (1998). Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Statement of Possible Relation With New Variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease: Effects on the Welfare of United Kingdom Cattle. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science1(4), 361-368.

Hall, S. J., & Bradshaw, R. H. (1998). Welfare aspects of the transport by road of sheep and pigs. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science1(3), 235-254.

Swanson, J. C. (1998). Harrison to Rollin: Farm Animal Welfare in Transition. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science1(2), 167-174.

Bjerg, B., Vestergaard, K. S., & Pedersen, J. (1998). Development of a new production system for weaned and growing pigs. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science1(1), 27-49.

 

Updated July 2019

 

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