Environmental Enrichment

Spotlights

Enrichment for Farm Animals

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center. Universities Federation for Animal Welfare.

This chapter of the book Environmental Enrichment Information Resources for Laboratory Animals provides a brief article on environmental enrichment for farm animals and provides an extensive bibliography.


Welfare of Farmed Animals Regulations, 2003

UK. Office of Public Sector Information.

In 2003, the UK added an environmental enrichment section to the welfare of farmed animals regulation that requires pigs have access to material (e.g. hay, straw, or sawdust) in order to enable proper investigation and manipulation activities.


Database on Refinement of Housing and Handling Conditions and Environmental Enrichment for Animals kept in Laboratories

Animal Welfare Institute.

This searchable database provides citations on refinement and environmental enrichment for rodents, rabbits, rats, dogs, ferrets, farm animals, horses, birds, fishes, amphibians and reptiles.


The Shape of Enrichment, Inc.

The Shape of Enrichment was founded in 1991 as a partnership to further animal enrichment efforts worldwide. Articles written in the quarterly publication are dedicated to exchanging enrichment ideas among animal caretakers. Past articles include enrichment techniques for exotic pigs, large ungulates, and a variety of bird species, as well as many other animals.