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Advances in Cattle Welfare Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition Series

Langue : Anglais

Coordonnateur : Tucker Cassandra

Couverture de l’ouvrage Advances in Cattle Welfare

Advances in Cattle Welfare provides a targeted overview of contemporary issues in dairy and beef cattle welfare. The volume addresses welfare-related topics in both research and on-farm applications.

Opening with an introduction to cattle production systems, the book covers the three major areas of cattle welfare

1 Overview of cattle production systems

2 Assessment of cattle welfare: Common animal-based measures

3 Assessment of cattle welfare: Approaches, goals and next steps on farms

4 Human-animal interactions: Effects, challenges, and progress

5 Cattle priorities: feed and water selection, ability to move freely and to access pasture

6 The role of social behaviour in cattle welfare

7 Painful procedures: When and what should we be measuring in cattle?

8 Disease and injury: Beyond current thinking about top causes of cattle morbidity

9 Metabolic challenge: How does it affect welfare?

Cassandra Tucker is a Professor in the Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis and directs the Department’s Center for Animal Welfare. Her research generates new information that improves the day-to-day lives of cattle.

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Ouvrage de 282 p.

15.2x22.9 cm

Disponible chez l'éditeur (délai d'approvisionnement : 14 jours).

Prix indicatif 182,55 €

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