Cattle

Organic and non-organic farming: implications for dairy cattle health and welfare

Author
Rigby, Melissa
Published
2009
vein Essay ID
3135
Essay Description
Examines the welfare of dairy cattle, refering to organic farming practices and the management of mastitis and lameness.
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Examines the welfare of dairy cattle, refering to organic farming practices and the management of mastitis and lameness.

Exploring Dairy Cows’ Perception of 'Positive Treatment' to Determine its Usefulness in Improving the Human-Animal Bond and Animal Welfare

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

The effect of housing type on lying behaviour in dairy cows

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

Improving the welfare of feedlot cattle

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

Welfare of Housed 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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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.

The effects of road transport on the welfare of cattle

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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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.

Calf Dehorning

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