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On farm welfare assessment of beef cattle using an environmentally-based welfare index and investigation of the human-animal relationship

By Bernadette Earley, Mickael Mazurek, Margaret Murray, Daniel J. Prendiville

Category Reports
Abstract

On farm welfare assessment of beef cattle using an environmentally-based welfare index and investigation of the human-animal relationship. Study 1. Animal welfare index (AWI): an on-farm survey of beef suckler farms in Ireland. Study 2. Investigation and specificity of behavioural fear responses of heifers to different fear-eliciting situations involving humans.

Submitter

Mason N McLary

HABRI Central

Date January 2009
Series Title Beef Production
Volume 87
Pages 54
ISBN/ISSN 10-1-84170-530-6
Publisher Teagasc
Location of Publication Kerry, Ireland
URL http://hdl.handle.net/11019/850
Language English
Tags
  1. Animal consciousness
  2. Animal health and hygiene
  3. Animal housing
  4. Animal roles
  5. Animals in culture
  6. Animal welfare
  7. Animal welfare index
  8. AWI
  9. Cattle
  10. Farm animals
  11. farmer
  12. Farms
  13. Food animals
  14. Health
  15. Livestock
  16. Physical environment
  17. Social Environments