Series Preface. Preface. List of Contributors. 1. Introduction to animal welfare and the sheep; C. M. Dwyer, A. B. Lawrence. 2. Environment and the sheep: Breed adaptations and welfare implications; C. M. Dwyer. 3. Behaviour and the welfare of the sheep; R. Nowak et al. 4. Sheep senses, cognition and capacity for consciousness; K. M. Kendrick. 5. The impact of disease and disease prevention on welfare in sheep; P. A. Roger. 6. Farming systems for sheep production and their effect on welfare; R. J. Kilgour et al. 7. Nutrition and the welfare of sheep; J. P. Hogan et al. 8. The management of sheep; P. J. Goddard. 9. The economics of sheep welfare; C. E. Milne et al. 10. Sheep welfare: A future perspective; A. B. Lawrence, J. Conington. Index.
Only text specifically to consider the welfare of the sheep
Detailed descriptions of the behavioural, physical and physiological adaptations of the sheep
Considers the welfare of the sheep from a multidisciplinary perspective, including health, behaviour, management and economics
Places sheep welfare in a future context