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Technology, welfare and intensive animal farming : case studies of the poultry and pig industries

Bowling, Jill R


This thesis examines the use of new technology in the post-war Australian poultry and pig industries and the implications of this technology for animal welfare. The literature on animal welfare and technology adoption has been brought together using an organisations perspective. It is argued that in order to understand why new technology has been adopted it is necessary to examine the organisations and institutions which influence farmer decision-making. Farmers are constrained to...[Show more]

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Date published: 1985-11
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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