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Bruises in cattle develop after the application of force, and they provide evidence for sub-optimal animal welfare. The aim of this study was to describe the gross characteristics of bruises in cows arriving at the slaughterhouse directly from farms or through the livestock market. The number of...

Strappini, A. C.; Frankena, K.; Metz, J. H. M.; Gallo, C.; Kemp, B.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Animal, 2012, 6, 3, pp 502-509