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Cover for Cattle transport in North America.

It is interesting to note that since the first edition of this book, the most significant welfare concerns for cattle during transport have remained unchanged. These concerns include the transport of unfit (sick, emaciated, debilitated) cattle, overloading - particularly in lightweight and young...

Author(s)
Schwartzkopf-Genswein, K.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Welfare challenges: feedlot cattle.

The different aspects that affect the welfare of cattle in feedlots are described, including mud and manure, heat and cold stress, lameness, bovine respiratory disease (BRD), Mycoplasma bovis, liver abscesses, other internal lesions and preconditioning to prevent these health problems. Handling,...

Author(s)
Martin, M.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bovine pathology: a text and color atlas.

This 436-paged book "Bovine Pathology: A Text and Color Atlas" is a comprehensive single resource to identifying bovine diseases encountered in beef and dairy cattle, feedlot cattle, and their calves. With summary text describing key features, this book correlates clinical information with...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book
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Cover for Principles of biosecurity during transport, handling and slaughter of animals.

Use of proper biosecurity practices will help to reduce the spread of disease. To prevent disease introduction onto a farm, all incoming animals should be isolated and, when possible, tested for disease before they are added to the herd. An important biosecurity principle is the biosecurity...

Author(s)
Belk, K. E.; Weinroth, M. D.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Handling facilities and restraint of extensively raised range cattle.

Single-file races and cattle yards using behavioural principles will improve animal handling efficiency and reduce stress. A round crowd pen built in a full half circle with solid sides takes advantage of the natural behaviour of cattle to go back to where they came from. Single-file or double-file ...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Differentiating four livestock production systems.

This chapter describes and differentiates the 4 major livestock production systems that exist within both Developing and Developed Countries. These systems are (1) intensive land use and low-input: smallholder mixed farming; (2) extensive land use and low-input: agro-pastoralism; (3) intensive land ...

Author(s)
Hooft, K. E. van't; Wollen, T. S.; Bhandari, B. P.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Use of macrocyclic lactones to control cattle parasites in the USA and Canada.

Author(s)
Rew, R.; Vercruysse, J.
ISBN
2002 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996172)
Type
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