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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

The objective of this study was to evaluate the welfare of cull cows in a slaughtering plant, using indicators of health on arrival and indicators of handling during the stunning process. These pre-slaughter indicators were associated with post-slaughter indicators of the same cows, such as carcass ...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Hidalgo, M.; Rosenfeld, C.; Gallo, C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 9, pp 642
AbstractFull Text

The incidence of bruising in bovine carcases is a consequence of several potentially stressful and aggressive factors to which the animals are subjected during pre-slaughter handling. The aim of this study was to identify pre-slaughter factors associated with the severe bruising in different...

Author(s)
Garcia, J. A. B.; Vaz, R. Z.; Vaz, F. N.; Restle, J.; Mendonça, F. S.
Publisher
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara, Ceara, Brazil
Citation
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2019, 50, 4, pp 681-690
AbstractFull Text

Objective: This review analyzes the scientific findings on the main management and environmental factors that increase the incidence of dark cuts in the carcass of water buffalo and bovine of the Bos genus. Design/methodology/approach: Scientific articles were obtained from CAB Abstracts, Pubmed,...

Author(s)
Mota-Rojas, D.; Alarcón-Rojo, A.; Cruz-Monterrosa, R.; García-Galicia, I.; Ramírez-Bribiescan, E.; Olmos-Hernández, A.; Guerrero-Legarreta, I.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados, Texcoco, Mexico
Citation
Agroproductividad, 2021, 13, 12, pp 93-98
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling and transport of cattle and pigs in South America.

This chapter offers a short description of the importance of livestock production chains for South American countries, and covers initiatives used in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay to reduce bruising and other damage to beef and pork carcasses. It is shown that after training truck drivers and handlers, ...

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Gallo, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The objective of the study was to determine the factors related to beef cattle carcass bruises. Handling, transportation and unloading data from cattle purchased by a slaughterhouse in southern Brazil were obtained to assess their associations with carcass bruising (occurrence or not) and the...

Author(s)
Mendonça, F. S.; Vaz, R. Z.; Cardoso, F. F.; Restle, J.; Vaz, F. N.; Pascoal, L. L.; Reimann, F. A.; Boligon, A. A.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2018, 58, 2, pp 385-392
Abstract

Objective: The management and treatment of teat injuries represent major challenges in modern dairy farming. The injury per se, its treatment and the handling of the cow during the healing process interfere with the principal purpose of the cow, which is the production of saleable milk. The study...

Author(s)
Kaiser, M.; Starke, A.
Publisher
Georg Thieme Verlag KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere, 2020, 48, 6, pp 367-377
Abstract

Objective. To evaluate the effect that a series of changes in the handling techniques used throughout the pre and post slaughter periods and during the handling of cooled carcass have on the presence of DFD (Dark, firm and dry) meat. Materials and methods. Odds ratios (OR) and confidence intervals...

Author(s)
Pérez-Linares, C.; Barreras S., A.; Sánchez L., E.; Herrera S., B.; Figueroa-Saavedra, F.
Publisher
University of Cordoba, Monteria, Colombia
Citation
Revista MVZ Cordoba, 2015, 20, 3, pp 4688-4697
Abstract

Abstract: Different bovine breeds and production systems are used worldwide, giving rise to differences in intrinsic and extrinsic characteristics of beef. In order to meet the consumer requirements, new approaches are currently being developed to guarantee tenderness, taste, and juiciness of beef. ...

Author(s)
López-Pedrouso, M.; Rodríguez-Vázquez, R.; Purriños, L.; Oliván, M.; García-Torres, S.; Sentandreu, M. Á.; Lorenzo, J. M.; Zapata, C.; Franco, D.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Foods, 2020, 9, 2,
Abstract

Aim: To estimate, ex vivo, the torque required to cause vertebral dislocation of cattle tails. Methods: Five tails from dairy cows, severed at the junction between the sacrum and the first caudal vertebra, were sourced from a slaughterhouse. Within 2 hours of slaughter, the severed end of each tail ...

Author(s)
Laven, R. A.; Jermy, M. C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2020, 68, 2, pp 107-111

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