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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dairy cattle handling, transport and well-being.

Dairy cattle are handled intensively, especially when compared to other livestock production systems. The task of milking involves daily human interaction in varied measures dependent upon parlour design. The relationship between the stockperson and the cow is important. Calm handling should be...

Author(s)
Baier, F.; Fulwider, W. K.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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

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
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
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
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

Consumption of raw cow's milk (RCM) is increasing in popularity in developed countries despite the associated foodborne disease risks. While previous research has focused on consumer motivations for drinking RCM, there is limited research on how consumer handling practices may impact the...

Author(s)
Leclair, R. M.; McLean, S. K.; Dunn, L. A.; Meyer, D.; Palombo, E. A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2019, 16, 15,
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
Abstract

Unhygienic practices, handling and transportation; pooling of milk from unscreened mastitic cows and indiscriminate prophylactic, therapeutic and growth promotion use of antibiotics in Nigerian cattle production could result in dissemination of resistant bacteria including Staphylococcus aureus and ...

Author(s)
Olatoye, I. O.; Uba, U. C.; Akintunde, S. O.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Citation
Tropical Veterinarian, 2018, 36, 1, pp 87-93

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