Cattle

Animal welfare issues in the slaughter of cattle

Animal Welfare essay on the welfare implications of cattle slaughter techniques.

Author: 
Wimpole, Justin
Published: 
2001
vein Essay ID: 
3165
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay on the welfare implications of cattle slaughter techniques.
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Exploring Dairy Cows’ Perception of 'Positive Treatment' to Determine its Usefulness in Improving the Human-Animal Bond and Animal Welfare

Examines how positive treatment towards dairy cows in the form of stroking can improve animal welfare and the human-animal bond.

Author: 
Lurie, Jenna
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3126
Essay Description: 
Examines how positive treatment towards dairy cows in the form of stroking can improve animal welfare and the human-animal bond.
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Welfare of Housed Dairy Cows

Examines the probable effects that factors such as bedding material, floor friction and space allowance, may have on the resting behaviour and welfare of dairy cows.

Author: 
Fiani, Nadine
Published: 
2003
vein Essay ID: 
3090
Essay Description: 
Examines the probable effects that factors such as bedding material, floor friction and space allowance, may have on the resting behaviour and welfare of dairy cows.
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Improving the welfare of feedlot cattle

Looks at ways of improving the welfare of intensively farmed cattel. Two approaches are discussed: reducing heat stress and providing environmewntal enrichment.

Author: 
Fitzgerald, Louise
Published: 
2003
vein Essay ID: 
3091
Essay Description: 
Looks at ways of improving the welfare of intensively farmed cattel. Two approaches are discussed: reducing heat stress and providing environmewntal enrichment.
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The effect of housing type on lying behaviour in dairy cows

Investigates the effects of different housing environments on behaviour, performance and health, and more specifically, the effect of housing on lying behaviour.

Author: 
Giblin, Fiona
Published: 
2003
vein Essay ID: 
3093
Essay Description: 
Investigates the effects of different housing environments on behaviour, performance and health, and more specifically, the effect of housing on lying behaviour.
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The effect of various handling strategies on the welfare of dairy cattle

Looks at three studies that have investigated the way in which cattle react to a variety of handling techniques.

Author: 
Ingenhoff, Luke
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
3101
Essay Description: 
Looks at three studies that have investigated the way in which cattle react to a variety of handling techniques.
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Calf Dehorning

Looks at ways of reducing the pain and stress of calf dehorning, a common husbandry practice.

Author: 
Drew, Melissa
Published: 
2000
vein Essay ID: 
3087
Essay Description: 
Looks at ways of reducing the pain and stress of calf dehorning, a common husbandry practice.
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The effects of road transport on the welfare of cattle

Looks at studies that have attempted to improve animal welfare by evaluating the causes of stress in transported cattle, with the aim of improving standard practice.

Author: 
Egan, Siobhan
Published: 
2005
vein Essay ID: 
3089
Essay Description: 
Looks at studies that have attempted to improve animal welfare by evaluating the causes of stress in transported cattle, with the aim of improving standard practice.
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Measurements of fear in dairy cattle: a review of latest findings

Discusses the assessment of fear in cattle, and its implications in animal welfare.

Author: 
Coggins, Sally
Published: 
2005
vein Essay ID: 
3075
Essay Description: 
Discusses the assessment of fear in cattle, and its implications in animal welfare.
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Detection of lameness in dairy cattle

Discusses methods of assessment for lameness in dairy cattle.

Author: 
Colville, Melanie
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
3078
Essay Description: 
Discusses methods of assessment for lameness in dairy cattle.
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