Water and the Welfare of Farm Animals

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Von Keyserlingk, Marina A.G.; Phillips, Clive J.C.; Nielsen, Birte;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-27356-3_9
  • Subject: Neurosciences | Neurons and Cognition | Alimentation et Nutrition | Food and Nutrition | dehydration;thermoregulation;thirst;cattle;pig;poultry

Provision of adequate water supplies is essential for the welfare of farmanimals. Water forms the largest component of an animal's body and is an essentialnutrient required for all biological functions, including temperature regulation, digestion, foetal development, an... View more
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