Livestock in UK Law

  • Livestock library: a dream come true
    • Nbr. 27-5, October 2009
    • The Electronic Library
    • 869-877
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe how the Livestock Library at the Australian Department of Agriculture and Food developed from being a dream to a reality into a virtual library tha...
  • Livestock, Land and Political Power: The 1993 Killings in Burundi
    • Nbr. 46-3, May 2009
    • Journal of Peace Research
    This article examines the characteristics of the victims of the October 1993 massacres in Burundi. Using information on parents of the respondents of a 2002 demographic household survey, the author...
  • Security in the absence of a state: Traditional authority, livestock trading, and maritime piracy in northern Somalia
    • Nbr. 32-4, October 2020
    • Journal of Theoretical Politics
    Without a strong state, how do institutions emerge to limit the impact of one group’s predation on another’s economic activities? Motivated by the case of northern Somalia, we develop a model that ...
  • Diet of the spotted hyena (Curocuta curocuta) in southern Tigray, northern Ethiopia
    • Nbr. 7-4, November 2010
    • World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development
    • 391-397
    The diet of spotted hyenas (Curocuta curocuta) was studied in Endrta Woreda, southern Tigray, Ethiopia from September to December 2009. Hyena scats were collected throughout the study period from a...
    ......Faecal analysis revealed that the diet of the spotted hyena contains only prey item of domestic livestock. Frequencies of prey remains of donkey, sheep, goat and cattle were highest with sheep being by far the most common prey species. Household survey of ......
  • The EU’s growing pains in negotiating international food standards
    • Nbr. 27-3, September 2013
    • International Relations
    This article relates the effectiveness of the European Union’s (EU) effectiveness to its international actorness in negotiations on international food standards taking place in the Codex Alimentari...
    ......In the 2009 negotiations on growth promoters for livestock, whose use the EU opposes, the Commission took the lead. It was trusted and supported by the EU Member States, but its dominant role resulted in ......
  • Measures of farm business efficiency
    • Nbr. 108-2, March 2008
    • Industrial Management & Data Systems
    • 258-270
    Purpose: The aim of this paper is to investigate technical, scale, allocative and economic efficiencies by data envelopment analysis (DEA) and stochastic frontier methods to provide a decision‐maki...
    ......Five farm branches (crop, dairy,livestock using own feed, fruit, and forestry) are fully efficient with respect to all four analyzedefficiency measures, suggesting that these ......
  • Does climate change drive land-use conflicts in the Sahel?
    • Nbr. 49-1, January 2012
    • Journal of Peace Research
    While climate change scenarios for the Sahel vary and are uncertain, the most popularized prediction says there will progressively be drier conditions with more erratic rainfall. According to some,...
    ...... three structural factors are the main drivers behind these conflicts: agricultural encroachment that obstructed the mobility of herders and livestock, opportunistic behavior of rural actors as a consequence of an increasing political vacuum, and corruption and rent seeking among government ......
  • ‘Carnage by Computer’: The Blackboard Economics of the 2001 Foot and Mouth Epidemic
    • Nbr. 12-4, December 2003
    • Social & Legal Studies
    The foot and mouth disease (FMD) epidemic in the UK in 2001 had devastating consequences, including the slaughter of millions of animals and huge losses to the rural e...
    ......, although appearing to work splendidly in the abstract, showed little sensitivity to the conditions actually prevailing in modern livestock rearing, and as a result their consequences were not merely imperfect but actually pernicious. We reach the sad conclusion that few lessons have been ......
  • African range wars: Climate, conflict, and property rights
    • Nbr. 49-1, January 2012
    • Journal of Peace Research
    This article examines the effect of climate change on a type of armed conflict that pits pastoralists (cattle herders) against each other (range wars). Such conflicts are typically fought over wate...
    ......The state is rarely involved directly. The rangeland of East Africa is a region particularly vulnerable to drought and livestock diseases associated with climate change. To analyze the possible effects of climate change on pastoral conflict, we focus our analysis on changes in ......
  • A study of Veterinary Scholars’ Perception of MOOCs
    • Nbr. 120-11/12, November 2019
    • Information and Learning Science
    • 743-757
    Purpose: Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a currently trending e-learning platform that presumably attract thousands of participants because of boundless participation, are open to any perso...
    ...... of veterinary science scholars’perceptiveness.Originality/value –Animal health involves householdpets and their care, in addition to livestock healthand protection from diseaseslike bovine babesiosis, bovine tuberculosis and heartwater. Thereare numerousMOOCs offering online, contactor ......
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