Daytime ingestive behaviour of grazing heifers under tropical silvopastoral systems: Responses to shade and grazing management
Contributor(s):: Oliveira, Caroline Carvalho de, Almeida, Roberto Giolo de, Karvatte Junior, Nivaldo, Villela, Severino Delmar Junqueira, Bungenstab, Davi José, Alves, Fabiana Villa
Effects of social dominance, water trough location and shade availability on drinking behaviour of cows on pasture
Contributor(s):: Coimbra, Paula Araujo Dias, Machado Filho, Luiz Carlos Pinheiro, Hötzel, Maria José
The effects of water trough location and presence of shade on the behaviour of cows on pasture were investigated. The impact of social hierarchy on cows’ use of shade and the water trough was also investigated. Thirty two non-pregnant dry cows were randomly divided in four groups in a 4×4 Latin...
Silvopastoral systems for sustainable animal production and the role of animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Broom, D.
Effect of solar radiation on dairy cattle behaviour, use of shade and body temperature in a pasture-based system
| Contributor(s):: Tucker, C. B., Rogers, A. R., Schutz, K. E.
Our aim was to understand how protection from solar radiation influenced the behaviour and physiology of Holstein Friesian dairy cattle. We compared the behaviour and body temperature of pastured dairy cattle kept in 1 of 4 treatments: no shade or free access to shade that blocked either 25, 50...