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Housing, husbandry, and welfare of rabbits

Tim Allen

Housing, husbandry, and welfare of rabbits

January 1979-January 1994

by Tim Allen

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rabbits -- Bibliography.,
  • Rabbits -- Housing -- Bibliography.,
  • Rabbits -- Handling -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTim Allen.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesQuick bibliography series -- QB 94-16., Quick bibliography series -- 94-16.
    ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. ;
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17751385M

    While rabbits are well-known for being cute and fuzzy creatures, they can also be very difficult to care for. Whether you’re an experienced rabbit farmer or building your first hutch for a pet bunny, The Rabbit-Raising Problem Solver has answers to all of your most pressing questions. In a handy question-and-answer format Karen Patry expertly addresses every aspect of rabbit care, including /5(67).   Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals: Intensive Husbandry of Rabbits by CSIRO Publishing published January The ISBN is The publisher is CSIRO Publishing. Buy Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals: Intensive Husbandry of Rabbits from CSIRO PUBLISHING online.

    the understanding of rabbit physiology and behaviour, technological advances, and changes in community attitudes and expectations about the welfare of animals. ARRP Guideline Guidelines for the Housing of Rabbits in Scientific Institutions. Animal Welfare Unit, NSW Agriculture, Locked Orange NSW Housing and Husbandry Requirements. As discussed in Chapter 7, defining an appropriate environment that will optimize animal welfare is a critical consideration for laboratory rabbits and rodents. Ideal housing arrangements should take into consideration the specific social, locomotor, physiologic, and behavioral requirements of a given by: 1.

      Rabbit Husbandry -- A Discussion About Rabbit Husbandry and Dropdown Nest Boxes In this video, we discuss rabbit husbandry, plus some of the rabbits . Laboratory animals such as rabbits are bred and housed for experimental use. The living conditions, housing, and husbandry are often more obstructive and more stressful for the animals than the experimental procedure itself. Therefore, the potential negative effects of an experiment on a laboratory animal's well-being are not restricted to the experiment itself but instead cover the whole life.


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Housing, husbandry, and welfare of rabbits by Tim Allen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Housing, Husbandry, and Welfare of Rabbits Provided by the Animal Welfare Information Center United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Library. An explanation of sample journal article, book, and audiovisual citations appears below.

JOURNAL ARTICLE: Citation # NAL Call No. Updated by: Information Resources on the Care and Welfare of Rabbits, citations from AGRICOLA. Tim Allen Animal Welfare Information Center.

March National Agricultural Library Cataloging Record: Allen, Tim Housing, husbandry and welfare of rabbits.

(Quick bibliography series ; ) 1. Rabbits--Bibliography. Rabbits. Get this from a library. Housing, husbandry, and welfare of rabbits: January January [Tim Allen; National Agricultural Library (U.S.)]. Abstract.

Background: The welfare of pet rabbits is an area of growing interest in Europe and the UK. This study analyses questionnaire results from a diverse population of rabbit owners from three different geographical areas in England with the aim of providing an accurate representation of how pet rabbits are currently housed and cared for and key aspects of their health and by:   Owners were asked about the way they housed and cared for their rabbits, collecting information on many factors hypothesised and welfare of rabbits book affect their welfare, including housing type and size, exercise and grazing provision, husbandry and cleaning regimes, diet, companionship and veterinary care (e.g.

vaccination, health checks).Cited by: The current state of welfare, housing and husbandry of the English pet rabbit population Article (PDF Available) in BMC Research Notes 7(1) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Key words: Welfare indicators, Single housing, Group housing, Growing rabbits. INTRODUCTION – Breeding and growing rabbits are kept to a large extent in intensive husbandry systems, mainly in cages with wire nets or slatted floor.

The housing of rabbits is related to behavioural, hygienic, environmental and welfare aspects. Rabbit General Care and Husbandry Diet Fiber is husbandry to your rabbit’s diet and keeps their digestive system functioning properly. The majority of your rabbit’s diet should consist of unlimited amounts of hay, which can consist of any of the following varieties: timothy, oat, brome, prairie and meadow.

husbandry and care advice. To find out more about the Animal Welfare Act and details of your responsibilities under it, see Appendix 1 at the end of this Code. For further sources of information, Code of Practice for the Welfare of Rabbits 15 Section 4 - Company Make sure your rabbit File Size: 2MB.

BACKGROUND: The welfare of pet rabbits is an area of growing interest in Europe and the UK. This study analyses questionnaire results from a diverse population of rabbit owners from three different geographical areas in England with the aim of providing an accurate representation of how pet rabbits are currently housed and cared for and key aspects of their health and by: Rabbits reared with techniques adapted to specific environments can do much to improve the family diet of many of the neediest rural families, at the same time supplying a regular source of income.

The purpose of this work is to bring together as fully and objectively as possible all the available data on rabbit husbandry, health and production. A rabbit hutch placed in the back yard, basement, or garage has been and continues to be traditional housing for rabbits. The hutch should be conveniently accessed for proper care of the rabbit, because diseases of neglect are common in rabbits abandoned in a hutch at the back of the yard.

Commission services to report on the impact of the current housing and husbandry systems on the health and welfare of farmed domestic rabbits. The mandate was accepted by the AHAW Panel at the 5th Plenary Meeting on 30th and 31st March It was decided to establish a.

Handbook of Primate Husbandry and Welfare covers all aspects of primate care and management both in the laboratory environment and in zoos. From the welfare and ethics of primate captivity through to housing and husbandry systems, environmental enrichment, nutritional requirements, breeding issues, primate diseases, and additional information on transportation and.

This Code of Practice is intended as a guide for all persons responsible for the intensive husbandry of domestic-type rabbits for commercial production.

It recognises that the basic requirement for the welfare of rabbits is a husbandry system appropriate to their physiological and behavioural needs. The current state of welfare, housing and husbandry of the English pet rabbit population.

Rooney NJ(1), Blackwell EJ, Mullan SM, Saunders R, Baker PE, Hill JM, Sealey CE, Turner MJ, Held SD. Author information: (1)Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, Animal Welfare and Behaviour Group, University of Bristol, Langford, BS40 5DU Bristol, by: Bob Bennett is the author of six books on rabbit raising, including Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits and Rabbit Housing, as well as numerous magazine and newspaper articles.

He has served as the editor of Rabbits magazine, has been a contributing editor to Countryside magazine, and is the founder of Domestic Rabbits and a past director of /5(45). The European Commission asked the European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) for its opinion on "The impact of the current housing and husbandry systems on the health and welfare of farmed domestic rabbits".

The present paper provides a critical review of the existing literature on rabbit welfare with special emphasis on housing by:   Background Rabbits are the third most popular pet in the UK, but little research into their welfare needs has been conducted.

Methods A modified Delphi method was used to generate expert consensus on the most important welfare issues for rabbits in the UK. The study involved 11 experts, recruited from a range of disciplines.

The experts generated an initial broad list of welfare issues via Cited by: 2. Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW)on a request from the Commission related to "The Impact of the current housing and husbandry systems on the health and welfare of farmed domestic rabbits." Rabbit, health and welfare, handling, housing, space allowance, behaviour, husbandry, nutritional, reproductive, weaning.

“The minimum optimal size is at least four times the length of the rabbit by two times the length of the rabbit. The larger the cage, the more exercise the rabbit will get and the healthier and happier your pet will be.

Rabbits can also be kept loose in a room of the house—so long as you “rabbit .A shady, well-ventilated shelter, hutch, or cage for the rabbit is important. Additionally, an ice pack (or a plastic bottle filled with water and then frozen) in the rabbit’s cage can help keep temperatures down.

Rabbits are social animals and are best housed in pairs or small groups.Developed from the successful Norwegian book Den Store Kaninboka (The Big Book of Rabbits) this book covers all aspects of rabbit behaviour, welfare, health and husbandry, with updated and expanded content now also made relevant to focus is on explaining normal behaviour as a basis for describing optimal welfare, with an emphasis on rabbits in the domestic setting.