Cattle

Reducing Weaning Distress in Dairy Cattle: Welfare Considerations for Cow and Calf

Examines the weaning process and how it affects the welfare of dairy calves.

Author: 
Shergold, Amy
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3055
Essay Description: 
Examines the weaning process and how it affects the welfare of dairy calves.
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Improving the welfare, ease of handling and productivity of calves through increased human contact and assessment of efficacy of current handling aids

Discusses ways to improve the welfare of calves by increased human contact, in an age where opportunities for handling are being replaced by machanisation.

Author: 
Briscoe, Katherine Anne
Published: 
2001
vein Essay ID: 
3064
Essay Description: 
Discusses ways to improve the welfare of calves by increased human contact, in an age where opportunities for handling are being replaced by machanisation.
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'Positive' Human-Cattle Interactions: To what extent can Positive Tactile Handling Improve the Welfare of Dairy Cows?

Discusses recent developments in our knowledge of human-to-cattle positive tactile interactions and the overall implications of these findings for the welfare of dairy cows.

Author: 
de Lavaulx, Isabelle
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3049
Essay Description: 
Discusses recent developments in our knowledge of human-to-cattle positive tactile interactions and the overall implications of these findings for the welfare of dairy cows.
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Stepping Out: Recent Advances in Detecting Lameness in Dairy Cattle

Examines lameness caused by limb lesions in cattle, particularly of the hoof. Discusses ways of detecting lameness, which can be challenging as cattle tend to mask their pain.

Author: 
Worthing, Kate
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3031
Essay Description: 
Examines lameness caused by limb lesions in cattle, particularly of the hoof. Discusses ways of detecting lameness, which can be challenging as cattle tend to mask their pain.
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Reducing Weaning Distress in Dairy Calves

Examines management practices that may reduce the distressed caused during weaning in dairy calves.

Author: 
Griffin, Kelli
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3046
Essay Description: 
Examines management practices that may reduce the distressed caused during weaning in dairy calves.
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Effect of flooring on the welfare of housed dairy cows

Animal Welfare Essay: Discusses three papers that investigate the welfare of freestall-housed Friesian cows on different types of flooring.

Author: 
Yee, Foong Lai
Published: 
2007
vein Essay ID: 
2868
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare Essay: Discusses three papers that investigate the welfare of freestall-housed Friesian cows on different types of flooring.
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Developments in the recognition, measurement and alleviation of pain in cattle

Animal Welfare Essay: Discusses recent developments in our understanding of pain in cattle, and overall implications for cattle welfare of recent findings

Author: 
Healy, Michael
Published: 
2007
vein Essay ID: 
2869
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare Essay: Discusses recent developments in our understanding of pain in cattle, and overall implications for cattle welfare of recent findings
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Reducing Excessive Heat Load in Feedlot Cattle

Investigates different ideas for reducing heat stress in large production animals.

Author: 
Chong, Amanda
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3008
Essay Description: 
Investigates different ideas for reducing heat stress in large production animals.
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Minimisation of pain in cattle castration with respect to method, age and pain relief

Animal welfare essay. Minimisation of pain in cattle castration with respect to method, age and pain relief.

Author: 
Rajkumar, Dharshinee
Published: 
2006
vein Essay ID: 
2736
Essay Description: 
Animal welfare essay. Minimisation of pain in cattle castration with respect to method, age and pain relief.
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Developments in welfare for beef cattle in abattoirs: post-lairage to slaughter

Animal Welfare Essay: Developments in welfare for beef cattle in abattoirs: post-lairage to slaughter

Author: 
Downing, Anneliese
Published: 
2007
vein Essay ID: 
2854
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare Essay: Developments in welfare for beef cattle in abattoirs: post-lairage to slaughter
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