I: Preface 1: Introduction: the Stockperson as a Professional - Skills, Knowledge and Status 2: Farm Animal Welfare: Assessment, Issues and Implications 3: Human-Animal Interactions and Animal Productivity and Welfare 4: Attitudes of Stockpeople 5: Stockperson Behaviour and Animal Behaviour 6: A Model of Stockperson-Animal Interactions and their Implications for Livestock 7: Changing Stockperson Attitudes and Behaviour 8: Conclusion: Current and Future Opportunities to Improve Human-Animal Interactions in Livestock Production II: References III: Index
Paul H. Hemsworth is at the University of Melbourne. Grahame J. Coleman is at Monash University, Australia.
"...the trend to ever-larger livestock units seems set to continue,
thus the importance of selecting, motivating and training people to
work in such environments will increase. This book sets the
framework for a professional approach to doing this and also
outlines areas where further development is needed. As such, it
usefully fills a gap in knowledge, and more importantly in current
"The book should take position in the libraries of people involved in animal production and especially education and management of stockpersons."