• Assessment of Stress During Handling and Transport

      Grandin, Temple (1995-07)
      The article focuses on assessing the stress levels of animals when transported and handled. The paper was presented at a symposium titled Effects of Stress in Farm Animals at the American Society of Animal Science 87th annual meeting, July 1995.
    • Biotechnology and Animal Welfare

      Grandin, Temple (1991)
      The articles discusses "processes which require the manipulation of genetic material to produce a substance which is administered to a farm animal or manipulation of the animal's own genetic material". The last section focuses on the ethical questions "from the viewpoint of the author who has had years of experience...".
    • Boar Presence Reduces Fighting in Mixed Slaughter-Weight Pigs

      Grandin, Temple (1992)
      The article studies the presence of boars in reducing fighting in the groups of pigs therefore reducing skin blemishes.
    • Bos Indicus-Cross Feedlot Cattle with Excitable Temperaments have Tougher Meat and a Higher Incidence of Borderline Dark Cutters

      Voisinet, B.D.; Grandin, Temple; O'Connor, S.F.; Tatum, J.D.; Deesing, M.J. (1997)
      The article was published in the journal Meat Science, Vol. 46, No.4. The focus is data collected for cattle temperament and the quality of meat produced.
    • Brief Report: Response to National Institutes of Health Report

      Grandin, Temple (1996)
      The article discusses the National Institutes of Health Report and its lack of research on sensory problems in autism.
    • Calmer – Because They’re Carried

      Grandin, Temple (1989)
      The article discusses a "new 'V-conveyor restrainer system' keeps cattle calmer at point of slaughter". The paper was published in BEEF, October 1989.
    • Cattle with Hair Whorl Patterns above the Eyes are More Behaviorally Agitated During Restraint

      Grandin, Temple; Deesing, M.J.; Struthers, J.J.; Swinker, A.M. (1995)
      The article focuses on the temperament of cattle depending on the position of hair whorl. The article was published in the journal Applied Animal Behaviour Science.
    • Chapter 10: Antemortem Handling and Welfare

      Grandin, Temple; Hui (ed.), Y.H.; Wai-Kit (ed.), Nip; Rogers (ed.), Robert W.; Young (ed.), Owen A. (2001)
      The chapter discusses the following topics: Continuous Measurement and Monitoring, Meat Quality Correlations, How Stressful is Slaughter?, Causes of Poor Welfare Audit Scores, Animal Vision, Hearing and Smell, Basic Handling Principles, Handler Movement Patterns, Design of Handling Facilities, Design and Operation of Restraint Devices, Stunning, Stunning Method and Blood-Splash, Bruising and Meat Quality.
    • Chute Losses Aren't Accidents! Most Injuries can be Avoided. Here's How to Rate the Performance of Your Chute and Crew

      Grandin, Temple (1974-01)
      The conclusion of the article reads "good handling during processing and re-implanting could mean the difference between a going operation and financial disaster. But it's up to you to make certain your crew understands and follows proper chute practices. When they do, it will mean more money in your pocket."
    • The Design and Construction of Facilities for Handling Cattle

      Grandin, Temple (1997)
      The article focuses on the following: Cattle Perception, How to prevent Balking, Solid Fences, Flight Zone, Curved Race more Efficient, Curved Race and Crowd Pen Dimensions, Loading Ramps, Working Corral for a Large Ranch, Squeeze Chutes and Headgates, Calf Tables, Artificial Insemination Chute, New Restraint Ideas, Dipping Vats, Bruise and Injury Prevention, Washable Facilities.
    • Designing Meat Packing Plant Handling Facilities for Cattle and Hogs

      Grandin, Temple (1979)
      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 Stockyard, Beef Stockyard, Cattle Crowding Pens, Hog Crowding Pens, Slopes in Chutes and Crowding Pens, Single File Chutes General Recommendations, Single File Chutes for Cattle, Slaughter Restrainers,
    • Dipping is Easy...With Right Vat Design

      Grandin, Temple (1978)
      The article discusses dipping vats and three basic types of dipping systems: Jump in Vat, Hydraulic Cage Vat, and the Box Sprayer.
    • Double Rail Restrainer for Handling Beef Cattle

      Grandin, Temple (1991)
      The summary of the article reads "A new double rail conveyor restrainer for handling cattle at the slaughter plant is described. It has improved safety and ergonomics compared to the V restrainer conveyor it replaces. Cattle ride astride a moving conveyor. This design could also be adapted for veterinary work."
    • Effect of Naltrexone on Relaxation Induced by Flank Pressure in Pigs

      Grandin, Temple; Dodman, Nicholas; Shuster, Louis (1989)
      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 on the sides of a pig's body in a comfortable padded apparatus will induce pigs to relax".
    • The Feasibility of Using Vocalization Scoring as an Indicator of Poor Welfare During Cattle Slaughter

      Grandin, Temple (1998)
      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".
    • Good Management Practice for Animal Handling and Stunning

      Grandin, Temple (American Meat Institute Foundation, 1900)
      On the front cover is a handwritten note that reads "original guidelines I used when the McDonalds audits were started in 1999".
    • Habituating Antelope and Bison to Cooperate with Veterinary Procedures

      Grandin, Temple (2000)
      A study that involved conditioning antelope and bison calves over a a number of days so that the animals would not panic so that veterinarian procedures like blood sampling would be performed on a calm animal.
    • Livestock Behavior as Related to Handling Facilities Design

      Grandin, Temple (1980)
      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 design of handling facilities.
    • Livestock Handling Guide

      Grandin, Temple (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.
    • Livestock Handling Needs Improvement

      Grandin, Temple (1985-08)
      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 handling of livestock in all phases of production is prerequisite to a profitable business".