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Record number 404939
Title Scheiden van dieren = Weaning of animals
Author(s) Dixhoorn, I.D.E. van; Dierendonck, M. van; Eerdenburg, F. van; Leengoed, L. van; Leenstra, F.R.; Schoemakers, N.; Vinke, C.
Source Lelystad : Wageningen UR Livestock Research (Rapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research 428) - 64
Department(s) LR - Backoffice
Livestock Research
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) gezelschapsdieren - vee - jonge dieren - ouder-kind relaties - scheiding - dierenwelzijn - pets - livestock - young animals - parent child relationships - separation - animal welfare
Categories Animal Health and Welfare / Pets and Companion Animals / Farm and Captive Animals (General)
Abstract Separation of young animals from their parent(s) can cause welfare problems, if it occurs too early or in a wrong way. In this report we propose criteria for separation of young animals to prevent such problems and indicate for which species the current practice is a risk to cause welfare problems.
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