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Neonate calves are usually handled a day after birth for navel care and identification. During this procedure the newly calved cows usually become agitated and, in some cases, exhibit aggressive behavior toward humans, increasing the risk of accidents for both, humans and animals. In order to...

Author(s)
Costa, F. de O.; Valente, T. S.; Toledo, L. M. de; Ambrósio, L. A.; Campo, M. del; Costa, M. J. R. P. da
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2021, 246,
CABI Book Info
Cover for Livestock handling and transport.

In this 5th edition of Livestock Handling and Transport the author focused on the effects of biosecurity, genetics, structural designs of areas in the farm and slaughterhouse, proper handling and transport of animals on the welfare, physiology, behaviour, health, and economics of livestock animals. ...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book
Abstract

Inadequate corral facilities and improper handling are major causes of stress in beef cattle. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of minor changes in the corral and adoption of good handling practices on the behavior, cortisol release, and time spent taking blood samples in...

Author(s)
Lima, M. L. P.; Negrão, J. A.; Paz, C. C. P. de; Grandin, T.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2018, 50, 3, pp 525-530
Abstract

Stockmanship, husbandry, and cattle welfare are terms that in many ways overlap, and are all associated with cattle handling. Rarely will you find cattle producers arguing against the value of proper cattle handling. While most in the industry would advocate for proper cattle handling, the question ...

Author(s)
Meyer, N.; Dewell, G.; Szasz, J.; Bryant, T.; McMurphy, C.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Fiftieth Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, 14-16 September 2017, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 2017, pp 66-69
Abstract

The objectives of the present study were: (a) to evaluate the consistency of temperament traits of primiparous F1 Holstein - Gyr cows throughout time and across distinct handling situations (milking temperament and handling temperament in the corral), and (b) to assess the relationships between...

Author(s)
Marçal-Pedroza, M. G.; Campos, M. M.; Pereira, L. G. R.; Machado, F. S.; Tomich, T. R.; Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Sant'Anna, A. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2020, 222, pp 104881
Abstract

The human-animal relationship in dairy cattle is reflected in the trait "temperament" in breeding programs and is mainly based on observations by farmers. However, farmers' knowledge of an individual cow's temperament decreases with an increased herd size, and this has been the case in many...

Author(s)
Stephansen, R. S.; Fogh, A.; Norberg, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2018, 101, 12, pp 11033-11039
Abstract

Acclimation and low-stress cattle handling techniques (ALSCH) are promoted to improve cattle welfare. The purpose of this clinical trial was to evaluate the impact of ALSCH in relation to conventional handling (CON) on bovine respiratory disease (BRD) and performance of cattle during the feedlot...

Author(s)
Dewell, R. D.; Millman, S. T.; Parsons, R. L.; Sadler, L. J.; Noffsinger, T. H.; Busby, W. D.; Wang Chong; Dewell, G. A.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Bovine Practitioner, 2019, 53, 1, pp 71-80
Abstract

One of the main causes of accidents with cattle is the maternal aggression of mothers protecting their newborns. Thus the purpose of the present experiment was to determine if the reaction of Bos indicus cows to different practices varies during the peripartum period. The reaction of the cow to the ...

Author(s)
Orihuela, A.; Pérez-Torres, L.; Ungerfeld, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2020, 234,
Abstract

Objective: The objective of the study was to determine the relationship between plasma and salivary cortisol concentrations in beef cattle that were subjected to handling prior to sampling. Methods: Twenty-one Nguni cows of three age categories; 5 to 7 yr (n=7), 8 to 10 yr (n=6), and 11 to 13 yr...

Author(s)
Dzviti, M.; Mapfumo, L.; Muchenje, V.
Publisher
Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2019, 32, 5, pp 734-741
Abstract

Cattle handling is a dangerous activity on dairy farms, and cows are a major cause of injuries to livestock handlers. Even if dairy cows are generally tranquil and docile, when situations occur that they perceive or remember as aversive, they may become agitated and hazardous to handle. This study...

Author(s)
Lindahl, C.; Pinzke, S.; Herlin, A.; Keeling, L. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2016, 99, 3, pp 2131-2141

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