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The welfare of cattle

Author: Jeffrey Rushen
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Animal welfare, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides a critical review of the most up-to-date research on the welfare of cattle, covering behaviour, nutrition and feeding, housing and management, stockmanship, and stress physiology, as well as transport and slaughter. It provides an analysis of the main indicators of animal welfare and covers the main threats to animal welfare in modern cattle production systems."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Welfare of cattle.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2008
(OCoLC)173807400
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Rushen
ISBN: 9781402065583 1402065582 1402065574 9781402065576
OCLC Number: 233972529
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 310 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction: what is animal welfare? --
Health, disease, and productivity --
Stress and physiological indicators of animal welfare --
Animal behaviour --
Acute or short-term challenges to animal welfare --
Housing for adult cattle --
Housing for growing animals --
Feeding and nutrition --
Stockmanship and the interactions between people and cattle --
Conclusions.
Series Title: Animal welfare, v. 5.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Rushen [and others].
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Covers various aspects of research into the welfare of dairy, veal and beef cattle, discussing behavior, nutrition and feeding, housing and management, stockmanship, and stress physiology, as well as  Read more...

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