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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.
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 ...
Boar Presence Reduces Fighting in Mixed Slaughter-Weight Pigs
The article studies the presence of boars in reducing fighting in the groups of pigs therefore reducing skin blemishes.