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Abstract

Family farming is still the main source of income for many people in the tropical regions of the world. At the same time, modern society is quickly becoming more aware of the welfare of animals for human consumption. The main objective of this study was to illustrate the need to modify certain...

Author(s)
Hernandez, A.; Berg, C.; Eriksson, S.; Edstam, L.; Orihuela, A.; Leon, H.; Galina, C.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2017, 26, 2, pp 177-184
Abstract

In 1996 in Mexico State (Mexico), 120 cycling cows were equally divided among 3 pens. Nine cows were induced to display oestrus with norgestomet implants, oestradiol valerate and GnRH on each of the first 3 days of the experiment. On the 1st day, 1 cow in pen 1, 5 in pen 2, and 3 in pen 3 displayed ...

Author(s)
López, L.; Galina, C. S.; Orihuela, A.
Citation
Tropical Agriculture, 1998, 75, 3, pp 405-408
Abstract

The social order of 20 non-lactating, non-pregnant Brahman cows (2-6 years old) was determined by recording content and outcome of all agonistic interactions. The herd was observed at pasture for 1.5 h and in a yard for 2 h per day. This routine was undertaken every other day from 06.00 to 18.00 h...

Author(s)
Orihuela, A.; Galina, C. S.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1997, 52, 1/2, pp 3-11