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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 ...
Serpentine Cattle Chute Gives Handling Advantages
The article discusses the efficiency of a curved chute as opposed to a straight chute when leading cattle into a conveyor restrainer. The article was published in The National Provisioner in 1984.
Reduce Stress of Handling to Improve Productivity of Livestock
The article focuses on stress factors, which include: Genetic Background, Individual Differences, Past Experiences. The conclusion of the article states "reducing handling stress of animals will improve their weight gain, ...
Livestock Handling Needs Improvement
The article discusses problems with the handling of livestock and the conclusion of the article states "rough handling of livestock is not only inhumane, but can cause excessive losses due to sickness and slower growth...careful ...
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.
Calmer – Because They’re Carried
The article discusses a "new 'V-conveyor restrainer system' keeps cattle calmer at point of slaughter". The paper was published in BEEF, October 1989.
Effect of Naltrexone on Relaxation Induced by Flank Pressure in Pigs
The study injected ten pigs with Naltrexone and ten pigs a saline injection to study the effects on relaxation. In the end, the study discovered that "treatment had no effect on the final degree of relaxation", but "pressure ...