Cattle

Improving the welfare, ease of handling and productivity of calves through increased human contact and assessment of efficacy of current handling aids

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

'Positive' Human-Cattle Interactions: To what extent can Positive Tactile Handling Improve 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.

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.

Stepping Out: Recent Advances in Detecting Lameness in Dairy Cattle

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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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.

Developments in the recognition, measurement and alleviation of pain in cattle

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

Effect of flooring on the welfare of housed dairy cows

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

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.

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