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Livestock Behavior as Related to Handling Facilities Design
This article is from the International Journal for the Study of Animal Problems, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1980. The article focuses on the "behavior of different species of livestock as well as different breeds" to aid with the ...
Designing Meat Packing Plant Handling Facilities for Cattle and Hogs
The focus is on design, more specifically, "animal handling facilities which are labor saving and reduce bruise losses". The article studies: Unloading Chutes, Stockyard Design, Hog Plant Stockyard, General Purpose Small ...
Livestock Handling Guide
(Livestock Conservation Institute, 1988)
The contents of the pamphlet include: Handling Stress, Understanding Animal Psychology, Handling Facility Design Tips, Bruise Losses By Species, Preventing Bruises, Loading Chute Recommendations.
The Feasibility of Using Vocalization Scoring as an Indicator of Poor Welfare During Cattle Slaughter
The article discusses the vocalization of cattle in six slaughter plants and the results indicate that "vocalization scoring could be used as a simple method for detecting welfare problems that need to be corrected".
Dipping is Easy...With Right Vat Design
The article discusses dipping vats and three basic types of dipping systems: Jump in Vat, Hydraulic Cage Vat, and the Box Sprayer.