‘Let’s not beat about the bush’: Time to provide shade at livestock exchange (ABC)
Up to $10 million available for innovative live export health solutions (Sheep Central)
New Zealand to stop exporting livestock by sea (Guardian O/S)
Australian live cattle exports will lift with NZ banning live trade, industry analyst (ABC)
Are Australia’s animal welfare standards enough to save live-ex? (Farm Online)
Tech could end live export monitors: RSPCA (Yahoo News)
Animals in aquaculture
Farmed fish suffer pain and stress, says report that criticises welfare failings (Guardian O/S) and “Animal welfare risks of global aquaculture”, By Becca Franks, Christopher Ewell, Jennifer Jacquet. Science Advances 02 APR 2021 : EABG0677.
Can fish feel pain? The jury is still out – a response to above article (Guardian O/S)
Welfare Pulse, Animal Welfare in NZ and around the world (MPI NZ)
Animal Studies Journal provides a forum for current research in human-animal Studies. ASJ publishes international cross-disciplinary scholarship and practice-led research. The journal, which is published twice yearly, is fully refereed (double-blind peer reviewed) and open access. (https://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/ )
Fadul-Pacheco, L.; Liou, M.; Reinemann, D.J.; Cabrera, V.E. A Preliminary Investigation of Social Network Analysis Applied to Dairy Cow Behavior in Automatic Milking System Environments. Animals 2021, 11, 1229. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11051229
Rooney, H.B.; Schmitt, O.; Courty, A.; Lawlor, P.G.; O’Driscoll, K. Like Mother Like Child: Do Fearful Sows Have Fearful Piglets? Animals 2021, 11, 1232. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11051232
Tschoner, T. Methods for Pain Assessment in Calves and Their Use for the Evaluation of Pain during Different Procedures—A Review. Animals 2021, 11, 1235. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11051235
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