Biological Sciences - Zoology
Animal health refers to a concept in agriculture which is involved in ensuring that farm animals are healthy, cared for and free from diseases. It also deals with the implementation of government policies regarding the management and prevention of the outbreak of animal diseases. The well-being of nonhuman animals falls under the domain of animal welfare. It is involved in issues related to how the animals are slaughtered, how they are used in scientific research and how they are kept as pets. The effect of human activities upon the welfare and survival of wild species is also studied within animal welfare. This book contains some path-breaking studies in the field of animal health and welfare. Also discussed herein is a detailed explanation of the various concepts and applications of this field. This book will serve as a valuable source of reference for graduate and post graduate students.