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Repeated gentle handling in beef cattle: heart rate and behaviour

Schulze Westerath, Heike; Probst, Johanna; Gygox, Lorenz and Hillmann, Edna (2010) Repeated gentle handling in beef cattle: heart rate and behaviour. In: Lidfors, Lena; Blokhuis, Harry and Keeling, Linda (Eds.) Proceedings of the 44th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE), Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

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A good animal-human relationship is one important aspect concerning cattle welfare. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of gentle handling at head and neck on behaviour and heart beat parameters in beef cattle.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:Tierhaltung, Transport und Schlachtung, Mensch-Tier-Beziehung, Kälberhandling
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Beef cattle
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal Husbandry and Breeding
Switzerland > ETHZ - Agrarwissenschaften
Related Links:http://www.fibl.org/de/schweiz/forschung/tierhaltung.html
Deposited By: Probst, Johanna
ID Code:20822
Deposited On:08 May 2012 21:28
Last Modified:08 May 2012 21:28
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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