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Can early handling of suckler beef calves reduce their timidity towards humans?

Probst, Johanna K.; Hillmann, Edna; Leiber, Florian; Kreuzer, Michael and Spengler Neff, Anet (2011) Can early handling of suckler beef calves reduce their timidity towards humans? In: Widowski, Tina; Lawlis, Penny and Sheppard, Kimberly (Eds.) Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on the Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands, p. 67.

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Summary

In herds of suckler beef cows the relationship between humans and animals is an important issue concerning animal handling.
Unlike dairy cow herds, suckler beef herds are less used to close contact with humans. Due to low management input animals
may be difficult to handle during treatments like medical care, routine handling or at slaughter house.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:Tierhaltung, Transport und Schlachtung, Kälberhandling, Mensch-Tier-Beziehung, Mutterkuh, animal handling, suckler, sustainability assessment
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
beef
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_861
English
calves
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1219
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Beef cattle
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: Switzerland > ETHZ - Agrarwissenschaften
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Animal breeding
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Animal welfare & housing
ISBN:978-90-8686-182-8
Related Links:http://www.fibl.org/en/switzerland/research/animal-husbandry.html
Deposited By: Probst, Johanna
ID Code:20791
Deposited On:25 Apr 2012 20:44
Last Modified:03 Aug 2021 08:46
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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