Contented Cows and Other Animals (1984)

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A survey of the extensive scientific research programme being carried out in Britain on farm animals in order to discover more about their natural behaviour. Institutes visited include the National Institute of Research in Dairying, Reading; the Institute of Animal Physiology, Cambridge; the Scottish Farm Buildings Investigation Unit, Aberdeen; the Institute of Animal Behaviour and several universities Looks at new techniques of animal farming which improve productivity and make life better for the animals.

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