Veterinary Science & Technology

ISSN: 2157-7579

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Bizelew Gelayenew


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    The General Status of Animal Welfare in Developing Countries: The Case of Ethiopia
    Author(s): Getahun Asebe, Bizelew Gelayenew and Ashwani KumarGetahun Asebe, Bizelew Gelayenew and Ashwani Kumar

    It is true most proportions of Africans livestock owners do not realize as animals are sensitive to beatings and mistreatment. As any African countries, Ethiopia has not formulated regular ways of awareness creation to the public and is not endorsed to the community what the minimal animal welfare standards to be esteemed. The issues of animal welfare in Ethiopia go to King Minilk II, yet the country lack practicing and enforcing the laws until present time. Despite the fact huge number of livestock present in the country, welfare not well kept, hence poor productivity and production is a common feature of the sector. Respecting the five freedoms of animals at least can help to secure the minimum standards of respecting animals’ right. Freedom from hunger and thirst, discomfort, pain, injury, disease, fear, distress and freedom to express normal behavior are the known five right.. Read More»

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