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Worker injuries involving the interaction of cattle, cattle handlers, and farm structures or equipment
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Shannon L. Fox
Cattle and other livestock have been identified as leading sources of injuries to workers in agriculture. Cattle handling injuries can be serious and often appear to be under-reported...
Animals in an Urban Context. A Zooarchaeological study of the Medieval and Post-Medieval town of Turku
| Theses | Contributor(s): Auli Tourunen
The aim of this study is to explore the role and importance of different animal species in Turku through an analysis of osteological data and documentary evidence. The osteological material used...
Mar 10 2017
26th Annual Conference for Food Animal Veterinarians
Mar 03 2017
Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference 2017
Silvopastoral systems for sustainable animal production and the role of animal welfare
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Broom, D.
Centre for Animal Welfare and Anthrozoology, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ES, UK.
Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
The Norwegian dairy goat industry has largely succeeded in controlling caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE), caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) and paratuberculosis through a voluntary disease...
Management strategies in farrowing house to improve piglet pre-weaning survival and growth
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vila, R. M., Tummaruk, P.
Post-partum and lactation are the most complex periods in the swine production chain. Newborn pigs are highly vulnerable due to relatively low body weight at birth and physiological immaturity....
Provisioning the ritual neolithic site of Kfar HaHoresh, Israel at the dawn of animal management
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Meier, J. S., Goring-Morris, A. N., Munro, N. D.
It is widely agreed that a pivotal shift from wild animal hunting to herd animal management, at least of goats, began in the southern Levant by the Middle Pre-Pottery Neolithic B period...
Pet dog management practices among a representative sample of owners in Victoria, Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Howell, T. J., Mornement, K., Bennett, P. C.
It is often assumed that pet dogs experience better welfare than livestock production animals because many owners consider them to be members of the family and, collectively, spend billions of...
Local knowledge held by farmers in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) about the use of plants to maintain and improve animal health and welfare
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vogl, C. R., Vogl-Lukasser, B., Walkenhorst, M.
Background: The sustainable management of animal health and welfare is of increasing importance to consumers and a key topic in the organic farming movement. Few systematic studies have been...
A prospective exploration of farm, farmer, and animal characteristics in human-animal relationships: an epidemiological survey
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Roches, A. de B. des, Veissier, I., Boivin, X., Gilot-Fromont, E., Mounier, L.
Human-animal relationships are essential for dairy farming. They affect work comfort and efficiency, as well as milk production. A poor human-animal relationship can result in stress and accidents...
Human-animal interactions and safety during dairy cattle handling - comparing moving cows to milking and hoof trimming
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lindahl, C., Pinzke, S., Herlin, A., Keeling, L. J.
Cattle handling is a dangerous activity on dairy farms, and cows are a major cause of injuries to livestock handlers. Even if dairy cows are generally tranquil and docile, when situations occur...
How do human-animal emotional relationships influence public perceptions of animal use?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cox, L., Montrose, T.
Human-animal emotional relationships have a complicated interplay with public perceptions of the morality of animal use. Humans may build emotional relationships with companion species. These...
Paleopathology: health and welfare of animals in the pastPaleopathologie: gezondheid en welzijn van dieren in het verleden
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Groot, M.
This paper presents a short introduction to the field of palaeopathology, which can be studied from either a historical veterinary perspective or a zooarchaeological perspective. Zooarchaeologists...
Influences on the avoidance and approach behaviour of dairy goats towards an unfamiliar human - an on-farm study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mersmann, D., Schmied-Wagner, C., Nordmann, E., Graml, C., Waiblinger, S.
The human-animal relationship (HAR) is an important factor for successful animal husbandry and animal welfare. Thus, the HAR is included in on-farm assessments to evaluate overall welfare. For...
Are domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) able to use complex human-given cues to find a hidden reward?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nawroth, C., Ebersbach, M., Borell, E. von
Understanding human-animal interactions in livestock production systems is crucial for improving animal welfare. It is therefore of general interest to investigate how livestock animals obtain...
Test-retest reliability of the Welfare Quality animal welfare assessment protocol for growing pigs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Czycholl, I., Kniese, C., Buttner, K., Beilage, E. G., Schrader, L., Krieter, J.
The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and test-retest reliability of the Welfare Quality Animal Welfare Assessment Protocol for Growing Pigs. Twenty-three German pig farms were...
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
Sheep farmer opinions on the current and future role of veterinarians in flock health management on sheep farms: a qualitative study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jasmeet Kaler, L.E. Green
A 2009 UK Government report on veterinary expertise in food animal production highlighted that there was insufficient herd health expertise among veterinarians and lack of appropriate business...
Feb 11 2017
2017 Horseman's Forum